Fitzpatrick returns as the Jets starting quarterback as Geno Smith tears ACL. BUT…
Ryan Fitzpatrick left nothing to the imagination when he stated:
“The biggest thing in this game in order to last, is to have belief in yourself,” Fitzpatrick said.
“Because when the owner stops believing in you and the GM stops believing in you and the coaches stop believing in you, sometimes all you have is yourself. That’s something that I’ve had to deal with before. That’s something I’m dealing with now.”
“I probably play better as an underdog pissed off,” Fitzpatrick said. “So going forward, yeah, I’ll be pissed off.”
Fitzpatrick went 9-for-14 for 120 yards and a touchdown to keep the Jets (2-5)
Smith (4-for-8, 95 yards, including Quincy Enunwa’s 69-yard catch and run for a touchdown) a +8 catch and 61 yard run clocked at 21.33 mph. (YAC)
Geno Smith suffered a torn ACL Sunday revealed post MRI on Monday, his season as well as his career, may be over.
“I keep telling him to get rid of the football, but he won’t listen to me,” Sheldon Richardson said “Told him I sack a lot of quarterbacks. You’d think he’d listen to me.”
Ryan Fitzpatrick and Geno Smith are not part of the Jets solution in 2017 or beyond, so beside this season, what’s the plan to get Bryce Petty meaningful reps?
Just returning to practice one cannot see Petty being considered until after the bye week and after the Patriots game.
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