Jets: ‘Come Back’ Fitzpatrick
The New York Jets are still without a quarterback thus far in free agency as last year's starter Ryan Fitzpatrick has been left on the market in search of more money. Fitzpatrick is coming off a great season with the Jets, totaling 31 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. The reason he has yet to sign is the amount of money he is seeking. Fitzpatrick is reportedly looking for upwards of $17-18 million per season. But was last season a bit of a fluke for Fitzpatrick?
Yesterday, Jets owner Woody Johnson commented on the contract stalemate.
"Come back to the Jets," Johnson said at the NFL owners meetings on Monday.
He then went on to complement the quarterback, perhaps enticing his return.
"I like him a lot as a person," Johnson added. "He's very engaging. He's great with kids, great with our fans, great with our players. They really respect him. He's two guys. He's the Harvard guy and then he's the normal guy. They all make fun of him for being a Harvard guy, but he's a normal guy, too."