Ryan Fitzpatrick Comments on Re-Signing with Jets, Offseason, More

July 28, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick stated Thursday morning he's relieved the drawn-out contract stalemate with the franchise is finally over and compared his first day back at the team facility like a kid's first day at school. 
Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News spoke with Fitzpatrick one day after Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the sides agreed on a one-year, $12 million contract. The quarterback talked about the pleasure of finally being able to put the drama behind him:
Oh my gosh… it's been a long six months for sure. The biggest feeling was relief. Just relief to have it over and done with. And then when I was driving in (Wednesday night to the team facility) and walking up to the team meeting, it was like the first day of school. I was just all excited to see everybody and to be back in the building. Because through the entire offseason program, I wasn't allowed to be there. It was such a weird feeling. I was 10 minutes away just sitting at hom...

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