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Ryan Fitzpatrick Signs With Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has spent 12 seasons in the N.F.L., most recently with the Jets.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed the veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to back up their starter, Jameis Winston.

Fitzpatrick, 34, has bounced around the league for 12 seasons, with the Rams, Bengals, Bills, Titans, Texans and most recently the Jets. At most of his stops he has been the starter, amassing 116 starts in the league. But he has never broken through to the elite level. He has no Pro Bowl selections and tends to put up decent but not impressive numbers.

His best season was probably two years ago, when he led the Jets to a 10-6 record in his first season with the team. But the team missed the playoffs in a tiebreaker. Last season, his personal numbers, and the team’s, slipped significantly, and he was benched for Geno Smith.

Fitzpatrick, who played at Harvard and was a seventh-round draft pick, was philosophical, “I’ve been around and been at it long enough to know that if you’re 1-5, good things aren’t happening.”

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