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Ryan Fitzpatrick set to start at least three games for the 11th straight year

Buccaneers backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is no one’s idea of a star quarterback. But with his longevity and consistency, he’s putting himself in some fairly rare company. Fitzpatrick is slated to start the first three games of this season while Jameis Winston is suspended. Fitzpatrick also started three games last year while Winston was injured. [more]

Chris Godwin: We have faith in Ryan Fitzpatrick and Ryan Griffin

Thursday’s news of a three-game suspension for quarterback Jameis Winston leaves the Buccaneers in position to start a backup quarterback in the opening weeks of the 2018 season. The presumed No. 2 is Ryan Fitzpatrick, who re-signed with the Bucs this offseason after starting three games while Winston was injured in 2017, with Ryan Griffin [more]

Winston suspension pushes Ryan Fitzpatrick back into spotlight

With the news that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended the first three games of the regular season for violating the personal conduct policy, the Buccaneers’ decision to bring back Ryan Fitzpatrick looks like a wise one. The 35-year-old Fitzpatrick signed a one-year, $3.3 million deal in March to give them some veteran stability, and [more]

With or without Jameis Winston, Bucs may be staring at 0-3 start

The Buccaneers may not have quarterback Jameis Winston for the first three games of the season. And it may not matter very much. The Bucs open with games at the Saints, at home against the Eagles, and at home against the Steelers, on a Monday night. Even with Winston, the Bucs may be staring at [more]

Former teammate thinks T.O. will show up for Hall of Fame induction

Receiver Terrell Owens has said he won’t show up for the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony. One of his former teammate’s believes Owens eventually will change his mind. Buccaneers backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who spent a season with Owens in Buffalo, thinks Owens will be there. “We had a good rapport and I consider T.O. [more]

Minkah Fitzpatrick sees some things in common between Saban, Gase

On the surface, Nick Saban and Adam Gase don’t seem all that similar. Rookie first-round cornerback Minkah Fitzpatrick sees it differently. Which makes sense, given that Gase once worked for Saban. “They’re both very passionate coaches,” Fitzpatrick told reporters on Tuesday. “They’re both really hands-on. The only difference is Coach Saban yells a little bit [more]

Dolphins sign two more draft picks

The Dolphins got a big bump in cap space on Friday and they’ve put a chunk of it to use signing members of their draft class. The team announced the signing of four picks, including the previous reported deals for first-round defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick and sixth-round cornerback Cornell Armstrong. The unreported pacts were the [more]

Minkah Fitzpatrick signs with Dolphins

The Dolphins waited a lot longer than their peers to start signing draft picks, but they are making up for lost time on Friday. Shortly after word that sixth-round pick Cornell Armstrong agreed to his deal came multiple reports that first-round pick Minkah Fitzpatrick has also signed with the team. Fitzpatrick’s deal is for four [more]

Only 76 draft picks remain unsigned three weeks after draft

The days of lengthy training camp holdouts for draft picks has long since passed (unless you’re Joey Bosa) given the current rookie contract slotting system in place with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. Just three weeks since the NFL Draft came to an end, the vast majority of draft picks have already signed their rookie [more]

Report: Stephen Ross initially wasn’t on board with Minkah Fitzpatrick pick

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wasn’t initially on board with his team taking Minkah Fitzpatrick with the 11th overall pick, Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reports. Instead, Ross wanted the Dolphins to trade back in order to acquire more picks and to save money on the first-rounder, per Volin. The Dolphins’ football people talked Ross [more]

Buccaneers sign 14 undrafted free agents

The Buccaneers have gotten big contributions from running back Peyton Barber, wide receiver Adam Humphries and tight end Cameron Brate in recent seasons, so they have a good track record when it comes to finding undrafted rookies that can play at the pro level. They’ll look for additions to that list this offseason after announcing [more]

Friday morning one-liners

Said new Bills QB Josh Allen, “I think out of all four or five quarterbacks in this draft, I’m the one that was suited for Buffalo.” DB Minkah Fitzpatrick comes to the Dolphins after a championship-filled college career. The Patriots didn’t pick up Tom Brady‘s successor on Thursday night. With Sam Darnold in, the last [more]

Buccaneers take Washington DT Vita Vea with 12th overall pick

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers managed to trade back five spots in the first round and still get one of the top defensive linemen in this year’s class. With the 12th overall pick, the Buccaneers took Washington defensive tackle Vita Vea. Vea is a bowling ball of a tackle that can force double teams up front [more]

Dolphins bolster secondary with Minkah Fitzpatrick at 11

The Dolphins are bolstering their defense with their first-round draft pick. With the 11th overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft, Miami selected Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick. There was talk that the Dolphins were hoping one of the top four quarterbacks would fall to them, and that they might even trade up for a [more]

Minkah Fitzpatrick’s window: No. 4 to No. 15

For every player who expects to be drafted tonight, it’s important to know the window in which he may be taken. Former Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick knows his. Appearing on Thursday’s PFT Live, Fitzpatrick said that his high is No. 5 (the Broncos) and his low is No. 14 (Green Bay). Based on the [more]