Ryan Fitzpatrick Re-Signs with Jets: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

July 27, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ryan Fitzpatrick, after a successful year with the New York Jets in 2015, re-signed with the team Wednesday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Schefter noted the $12 million deal is for one season and "fully guaranteed." He added the "deal also includes another $3 million in incentives, which could boost value to $15 million, per source."
Ian Rapoport of NFL.com confirmed the report.
Jeff Darlington of NFL Network noted Fitzpatrick agreed to the deal mere moments before the Jets' self-imposed 7 p.m. ET deadline Wednesday.
Fitzpatrick discussed the deal with Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News on Thursday:
I'll tell you what. This whole process has been so long and hard and something I wouldn't wish upon anybody, but if there's a silver lining in it, at least for me, it's the respect and support that those guys showed for me throughout the process. It was huge. That's why you play the game. You play the game for your teammates, who really want to play with...

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