Mike Maccagnan: No regrets about re-signing Ryan Fitzpatrick

Mike Maccagnan: No regrets about re-signing Ryan Fitzpatrick

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  • None of that has led to regrets about the deal from General Manager Mike Maccagnan.
  • I love ripping on the Jets but hindsight is 20/20, why punt on he season when you could keep the offense of a 10-6 team together.
  • “I have no regrets about bringing Ryan back,” Maccagnan said, via NJ.com. “
  • The Jets are 3-7 and Fitzpatrick was benched in favor of Geno Smith after a flurry of interceptions early in the season.

The Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick engaged in an extended contract dance this offseason before Fitzpatrick finally agreed to a one-year, $12 million deal shortly before the start of training camp.
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Report: Ryan Fitzpatrick has a sprained MCL

  • Bowles didn’t say how healthy Fitzpatrick has to be to keep his job, which may make the decision more difficult.
  • Jets are in no position to win, and you’ll never see what you have in Petty unless he plays.
  • The Fins have been hard on opposing QB’s this year for the most part.
  • At 3-6, the Jets don’t have realistic playoff hopes and finding out whether Petty can be part of their future would provide some benefit as they play out the string.
  • After Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins, Jets coach Todd Bowles said that quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick would remain the team’s starter as long as he’s healthy .

After Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins, Jets coach Todd Bowles said that quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick would remain the team’s starter as long as he’s healthy. Bowles didn’t say how healthy Fitzpatrick has to be to keep his job, which may make the decision more difficult.
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Predicting NFL franchised player outcomes

Von Miller? Eric Berry?
@DanGrazianoESPN picks who will be next to sign a long-term deal.

  • Players who don’t have long-term deals by the deadline must play the whole 2016 season on the franchise tender and can’t talk about a long-term contract again until 2017, so some of these talks will start to heat up soon.
  • While all but one of last year’s franchise players got their long-term deal at or before the deadline, this year’s group might not be so lucky.
  • Prediction: Johnson is not likely to get a deal by the deadline.
  • The two sides are far enough apart and the franchise number is strong enough that Johnson is comfortable playing out the year.
  • After Jeffery missed seven games last season because of injury, the Bears would like to see him play out the year healthy before talking to him about a long-term deal.

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@ESPNNFL: “Von Miller? Eric Berry?
@DanGrazianoESPN picks who will be next to sign a long-term deal.”


Will Von Miller and Kirk Cousins get long-term deals? With the deadline looming for franchise players to negotiate long-term deals, Dan Graziano picks who will sign a new deal — and who won’t.


Predicting NFL franchised player outcomes

Report: Fitzpatrick ready to take one-year deal with Jets

  • Based on what’s been previously reported, leaked and endlessly discussed, the Jets want Fitzpatrick to take a deal that pays him around $12 million in 2016 but shrinks in the years that follow.
  • The Jets still want a little more security, even if they aren’t totally sold.
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  • Free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is ready to end his prolonged contract staredown with the Jets and accept a one-year deal worth $12 million, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday night.

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Free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is ready to end his prolonged contract staredown with the Jets and accept a one-year deal worth $12 million, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday night. Maybe it’s that easy, or maybe this messy situation drags on.


Report: Fitzpatrick ready to take one-year deal with Jets