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If Fitzpatrick goes elsewhere, he’ll be taking true market value

In response to the news that Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick may be inclined to take less money elsewhere than what the Jets are offering based on principle, a league source with extensive experience negotiating contracts has hit the nail on the head regarding that possible outcome. As the source explained it, taking less elsewhere would…

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Jets should call Fitzpatrick’s bluff

On one hand, the Jets were wrong to leak incomplete, self-serving details regarding the team’s pending offer to quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. On the other hand, Fitzpatrick is wrong to grandstand regarding the team’s unwillingness to pay him more than $12 million in 2016 as part of a three-year, $24 million deal. Now that the situation…

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Report: Fitzpatrick might take less from another team on principle

Ryan Fitzpatrick’s friends and co-workers have registered their protests and returned to work, in what has seemed just another chapter toward an inevitable conclusion. But it might be more evitable than many are willing to consider. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, several Jets sources, including players, now think Fitzpatrick would…

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Eric Decker, Brandon Marshall back at Jets practice

Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Jets haven’t come to an agreement on a deal that would end their offseason-long standoff, so Fitzpatrick continues to be absent from the team as they kick off this week’s OTAs on Tuesday. His top two receivers are at the team’s facility, however. Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall didn’t attend…

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Fitzpatrick offer: Three years, $24 million

The suddenly public (sort of) back-and-forth continues between the Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Two days after the Jets (and, yes, it was the Jets) leaked to anyone who was listening that their longstanding offer to Fitzpatrick pays out $12 million in the first year of a three-year deal, multiple reports (undoubtedly instigated by Camp…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Jerry Hughes says he’s happy moving back to linebacker with the Bills. Dolphins coach Adam Gase likes what he’s seen from CB Byron Maxwell. A look at how QB Jimmy Garoppolo has fared in Patriots OTAs. A Ron Burgundy quote gets applied to the standoff between the Jets and QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. Three takeaways from…

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Teammates seeing more leadership from Geno Smith

Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Jets are expected to agree eventually on a contract that will make Fitzpatrick the starting quarterback. But until that gets done, Geno Smith is running the first-string offense. And teammates think he’s showing the kind of leadership qualities they need to see. Jets receiver Brandon Marshall has previously said Smith is…

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Broncos’ Brandon Marshall at OTAs without a contract

The Brandon Marshall who plays for the Jets is skipping Organized Team Activities even though he’s under contract, but the Brandon Marshall who plays for the Broncos is at OTAs even though he doesn’t have a contract. Marshall, a starting inside linebacker in Denver, is a restricted free agent who has not signed his one-year,…

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The Jets are finding willing media participants for their Fitzpatrick P.R. push

On Friday, reports began to surface that the Jets offered weeks ago to free-agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick a three-year contract that would pay out $12 million in the first year. Curiously omitted from those reports were the rest of the details regarding the offer — details that would say plenty about its overall quality. Let’s set aside for…

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Reported Fitzpatrick offer pales in comparison to most starting QBs

When the Jets leaked word that they’re offering free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick a contract that would pay him $12 million this year, the clear implication was that it’s a good offer. The reality is that, for a starting quarterback in today’s NFL, it’s not a good offer. According to the salary database Spotrac, there…

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Jets take their Fitzpatrick case to the media

With the lingering standoff involving the Jets and free-agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick now spreading to other key members of the offense currently under contract, the Jets have begun to take their case public. Specifically, the Jets have made their standing offer to Fitzpatrick known to multiple media outlets: A three-year deal that would pay Fitzpatrick…

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Friday morning one-liners

A look at how the Bills’ receivers are faring in OTAs without Sammy Watkins. The Dolphins expect WR DeVante Parker to create fear in opposing defenses. DE Chris Long is learning from Rob Ninkovich in his first year with the Patriots. By staying away from OTAs, Jets WR Eric Decker is showing uncommon loyalty to QB…

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Brandon Marshall also appears to be protesting Fitzpatrick situation

Amid a report that Jets receiver Eric Decker is skipping Organized Team Activities to make a statement in support of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, it appears that Jets receiver Brandon Marshall is doing the same. Although Marshall hasn’t said anything about the issue, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News connects the dots and concludes…

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Report: Decker absent from OTAs in protest of Fitzpatrick situation

Jets wide receiver Eric Decker has been absent from the team’s organized team activity (OTA) practices this week, and Brian Costello of the New York Post reported Wednesday night that Decker’s absence is related to the team’s ongoing contract standoff with free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Citing a source, Costello reported that Decker stayed away…

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Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker, Nick Mangold skipping Jets OTAs

Advantage Fitz. With the Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick willing to continue their relationship but unable to work out a new contract, a trio of Fitzpatrick’s biggest supporters coincidentally have skipped the last two days of Organized Team Activities. Per multiple reports, receivers Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker and center Nick Mangold haven’t shown up…

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