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Hookem Horns 03-18-2013 11:20 PM

Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/90...al-source-says

Not sure he is much of an upgrade from Hasselback.

ArlingtonTexan 03-18-2013 11:42 PM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
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Originally Posted by Hookem Horns (Post 2139005)
http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/90...al-source-says

Not sure he is much of an upgrade from Hasselback.

Younger if nothing else

Lucky 03-18-2013 11:46 PM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
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Originally Posted by Hookem Horns (Post 2139005)
http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/90...al-source-says

Not sure he is much of an upgrade from Hasselback.

The contract the Bills gave Fitzpatrick in 2011 (6 years, $59 million, $24 guaranteed) is maybe the dumbest I've ever seen. As soon as the ink was dry, the Bills lost 8 of the final 10 games as Fitzpatrick went on to lead the league in INTs.

Moral to the story? Let your average QB hit free agency and see what his market value is.

Vinny 03-19-2013 01:26 AM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
I think its a good signing for the meatballs. Experienced, and can start in a pinch without Geritol or Bran Flakes when Jake is injured again.

toronto 03-19-2013 08:48 AM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
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Originally Posted by Vinny (Post 2139049)
I think its a good signing for the meatballs. Experienced, and can start in a pinch without Geritol or Bran Flakes when Jake is injured again.

Personally I think Bud is confused. The old geezer thinks he signed Thomas Jones, Wil Wolford and Jim Kelly in an attempt to avenge the 35-3 debacle.

Playoffs 03-19-2013 09:29 AM

Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
... team IQ skyrockets.

Norg 03-20-2013 10:26 AM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
should of signed David carr

Fili 03-20-2013 08:15 PM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
His experience will help Locker. Might start up some controversy...

BullBlitz 03-20-2013 11:04 PM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
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Originally Posted by Lucky (Post 2139032)
The contract the Bills gave Fitzpatrick in 2011 (6 years, $59 million, $24 guaranteed) is maybe the dumbest I've ever seen. As soon as the ink was dry, the Bills lost 8 of the final 10 games as Fitzpatrick went on to lead the league in INTs.

Moral to the story? Let your average QB hit free agency and see what his market value is.

Agree. Please forward your recommendation to:

Reliant Stadium
Kirby Drive
Houston, Texas

CretorFrigg 03-20-2013 11:08 PM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
I've always been a Fitzpatrick fan so it's tough for me to see him in a Titans uniform. But he's forced me to root against him now.

TexanSam 03-20-2013 11:16 PM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
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Originally Posted by CretorFrigg (Post 2140408)
I've always been a Fitzpatrick fan so it's tough for me to see him in a Titans uniform. But he's forced me to root against him now.

You like him even after that comeback he made against us when he was with the Rams?

CretorFrigg 03-20-2013 11:23 PM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
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Originally Posted by TexanSam (Post 2140413)
You like him even after that comeback he made against us when he was with the Rams?

That was bittersweet. I'm a die-hard Texans fan, and I still remember that game clearly. It's not like we had anything to brag about in the '05 season.

At the same time, I was happy for Fitzpatrick. I've been following his career before he was even in the NFL. I saw him compete for the starting job when he was playing for the Crimson, and I followed his journey into the NFL. That game against the Texans was his first NFL career start, and he played well.

Nawzer 03-20-2013 11:39 PM

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Ryan Fitzpatrick has managed to raise the IQ of the state of Tennessee by 15 points, going from a 30 to all time high of 45 now!

thunderkyss 03-20-2013 11:41 PM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
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Originally Posted by Lucky (Post 2139032)
The contract the Bills gave Fitzpatrick in 2011 (6 years, $59 million, $24 guaranteed) is maybe the dumbest I've ever seen. As soon as the ink was dry, the Bills lost 8 of the final 10 games as Fitzpatrick went on to lead the league in INTs.

Moral to the story? Let your average QB hit free agency and see what his market value is.

Eh...

If they don't know how to value their own players, they deserve what they get.

toronto 03-21-2013 01:21 PM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Lucky (Post 2139032)
The contract the Bills gave Fitzpatrick in 2011 (6 years, $59 million, $24 guaranteed) is maybe the dumbest I've ever seen. As soon as the ink was dry, the Bills lost 8 of the final 10 games as Fitzpatrick went on to lead the league in INTs.

Moral to the story? Let your average QB hit free agency and see what his market value is.

It was a classic overreaction by a franchise so desperate at QB that the second one got off to a decent start, they immediately dived into the deep end. It really was one of the dumbest and biggest contracts I have ever seen.

eriadoc 03-21-2013 01:53 PM

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Originally Posted by toronto (Post 2140693)
It was a classic overreaction by a franchise so desperate at QB that the second one got off to a decent start, they immediately dived into the deep end. It really was one of the dumbest and biggest contracts I have ever seen.

I think you're underestimating the deal Mario got. ;)

toronto 03-21-2013 02:01 PM

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Originally Posted by eriadoc (Post 2140718)
I think you're underestimating the deal Mario got. ;)

Mario was a UFA - someone was going to ante up. His stats, while skewed, were certainly there and I had no doubt he was gonna get paid. Funny thing is that if it wasn't the Bills, I suspect it would have been the Titans.

This one was as self-induced as it gets - it was a mid-season move with very little pressure, other than internal. There was no reason for them to give him that much. It wasn't even market value for inflated QB contracts.

Vinny 03-21-2013 04:26 PM

Re: Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with the Titans
 
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Originally Posted by toronto (Post 2139078)
Personally I think Bud is confused. The old geezer thinks he signed Thomas Jones, Wil Wolford and Jim Kelly in an attempt to avenge the 35-3 debacle.

Andy Levitre, Shonn Green Ryan Fitzpatrick, Sammie Lee Hill The cheeseburger eating DT they need), and now Pollard makes this a pretty good off-season for you guys. I don't blame them for paying good money for a decent NFL back up with unproven Locker as starter. So far he hasn't even proven he is able to stay on the field, much less anything else.


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