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Wednesday morning one-liners

Jay Ajayi may be the Dolphins’ most important player. Is former Bills GM Doug Whaley breaking his arm by patting himself on the back? For Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, the key to cashing in is staying healthy. Sheldon Richardson thinks he can have a monster season in the Jets’ defense. Ravens TE Dennis Pitta is…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick’s “musical chairs” comments not as biting as initially reported

New Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick met with the media for the first time at Tuesday’s OTA session. As initially reported, Fitzpatrick provided a quote that generated plenty of criticism of the backup-turned-starter-turned-backup-turned-starter-turned-backup-turned-starter-turned-backup. From Roy Cummings of FloridaFootballToday.com, Fitzpatrick said this regarding the loss of his job with the Jets: “[I]t’s a game of musical chairs…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick “excited” to join Buccaneers

While it wasn’t quite the same 44-shot uzi-spray that a Jets quarterback once used on the way through the door, a former Jets quarterback has repeatedly uttered the E-word when talking about his new team. New Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, in comments to the team’s official website (EXCLUSIVE!) used the term “excited” five times. “I thought it…

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Bucs release Sean Renfree to make room for Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Buccaneers made some paperwork official Monday, and parted ways with a quarterback after adding Ryan Fitzpatrick. The team announced that the veteran quarterback officially signed his contract. To make room for him on the 90-man roster, they waived quarterback Sean Renfree. The Bucs signed the former Falcons backup earlier this offseason. Renfree played two…

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Saturday one-liners

Bills special teams coordinator Danny Crossman has now worked for three different head coaches in Buffalo. Renovations continue at the Dolphins’ stadium, with $50 million in upgrades to clubs and suites. If the Jets want to get rid of Sheldon Richardson, why don’t they just take what they can get? Patriots WR Julian Edelman recently…

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Buccaneers didn’t pursue Colin Kaepernick as Jameis Winston backup

Deferring to others the question of whether Colin Kaepernick and his 16 touchdown passes against four interceptions with 11 starts would have been a better choice for the Buccaneers than Ryan Fitzpatrick’s 12 touchdown passes against 17 interceptions with 11 starts, the question for now is whether the Buccaneers actively considered both players before signing…

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Bucs bring in Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Buccaneers lost their veteran backup quarterback to Chicago via free agency. They’ve finally added one. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Bucs have added veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. The 34-year-old Harvard graduate spent the past two seasons with the Jets, after stops in Tennessee, Buffalo, Cincinnati, and St. Louis. A 16-game…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Bills GM Doug Whaley may think a first-round quarterback could save his job. Dolphins coach Adam Gase has his players wearing shirts that say “Zero in.” Today’s the day the Patriots visit the White House. At least some of the Patriots. Former Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick’s wife recently gave birth to their sixth child. Ravens…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick decides to keep playing (if anyone wants him)

Veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick endured a season that would make most want to quit football. Fitzpatrick considered doing just that, before deciding to return. “I’m working out, excited for my next opportunity,” Fitzpatrick told Gary Myers of the New York Daily News. “Once the draft happens, the picture will become much clearer.” Or maybe not.…

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Tom Savage confident he can stay healthy this year

Tom Savage took over as the Texans’ starting quarterback late last season after Brock Osweiler was benched during their Week 15 game, but Osweiler wound up back in the lineup for the postseason after Savage suffered a concussion in the final game of the regular season. Savage also missed the entire 2015 season after injuring…

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Plenty of veteran quarterbacks are looking for work

As the curious unemployment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues despite a season that compared favorably to Tyrod Taylor’s performance in Buffalo, plenty of other veteran quarterbacks are still looking for work. Following the out-of-the-blue decision of the Vikings to add Case Keenum (reportedly on a one-year, $2 million deal) to back up Sam Bradford, let’s take…

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Texans will talk to Bill O’Brien about an extension next offseason

Bill O’Brien has kept the Texans competitive without what you’d call a stable quarterback situation, or a quarterback, for the last three years. But if he wants a new contract, he’s going to have to wait. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans owner Bob McNair said he’d talk to O’Brien about an…

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Jets land WR Quinton Patton after visit

There was little in the 2016 Jets passing game to tantalize free-agent wide receivers this spring, the trio of Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bryce Petty and Geno Smith combining for a league-low 67.6 team quarterback rating. But the NFL is a relationship business. One of Quinton Patton’s led him to New York. The former Niners wide receiver has signed with the Jets,…

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CFL team squats on rights to Kaepernick, Griffin

Little more than four years ago, Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III were two of the hottest quarterbacks in the NFL. Now, they’re unemployed. They won’t be for long, if they decide to play in Canada. Via Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have added both players to their exclusive negotiating list. This gives…

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Jets have touched base with Jay Cutler

The Jets are one of the few remaining teams still searching for a starting quarterback, and Jay Cutler is one of the few remaining quarterbacks who’s capable of starting and looking for work. So will they get together? They’ve at least been in touch, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, who adds that a…

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