Ryan Fitzpatrick Biography
Ryan Fitzpatrick is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Harvard and was the 1st quarterback in school history to rush for over 1,000 yards in a career.
Fitzpatrick is well known for his tenure on seven teams during his career, starting at least one game for the Rams, Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills, Tennessee Titans, Houston Texans, New York Jets, and Buccaneers. He became the 1st quarterback in NFL history to throw 400 yards or more in three straight games.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Age
Fitzpatrick was born on November 24, 1982. He is aged 36 years as of 2018.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Education
He attended Highland High School.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Wife | Ryan Fitzpatrick Spouse
He dated and married Liza Barber, whom he had met in the Havard University (where she studied) before taking a step ahead.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Kids | Ryan Fitzpatrick Children
Ryan Fitzpatrick took is the father of six children.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Awards
- NFL Rookie of The Week (Week 12, 2005)
- AFC Offensive Player of the Month (September 2011)
- 4× AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 13, 2014; Week 14; Week 16, 2015, Week 2, 2016)
- 3× NFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 12, 2005; Week 1, 2018; Week 2, 2018)
- 2× FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week (Week 13, 2014; Week 1, 2018)
- Castrol Edge Clutch Performer of the Week (Week 16, 2015)
- Ed Block Courage Award (2015)
- Most consecutive regular-season games with at least two touchdown pass in one stadium during one season: 9 (MetLife Stadium, 2015)
- Most career touchdown passes by an Ivy League quarterback: 190
- First quarterback to start a game against one opponent (Washington Redskins) with five different teams (St. Louis Rams, Buffalo Bills, Houston Texans, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
- The first quarterback to throw four touchdown passes in a single game with five different teams (Buffalo Bills, Tennessee Titans, Houston Texans, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
- First quarterback to start and win against the same opponent (Jacksonville Jaguars) with five different teams
- Most touchdown passes of at least 50 yards through a team’s first 2 games – 4 (tied with Joe Namath)
- Most consecutive games of 400 yards passing and 4 touchdowns to begin a season – 2 (2018)
- Most consecutive games of 400 yards passing to begin a season – 3 (2018)
- Most consecutive games of 400 yards passing – 3 (2018)
Bills franchise records
- The longest touchdown pass by a Bills player: 98 yards (against Jacksonville Jaguars on November 22, 2009)
Texans franchise records
- Most passing touchdown passes in a single game: 6 (against Tennessee Titans on November 30, 2014)
Jets franchise records
- Most passing touchdowns in a single season – 31 (2015)
Buccaneers franchise records
- Only QB with consecutive weeks of 400 yards passing — (Weeks 1–3, 2018)
- Only QB to pass for 400 yards multiple times in a season — 3 (2018)
- Most consecutive weeks of having a passer rating of at least 140.0 in a season — 2 (2018)
- Most touchdown passes in the first three weeks of a season — 11 (2018)
- Most games with at least 4 touchdown pass in a season — 3 (2018)
Ryan Fitzpatrick Contract
According to spotrac, Ryan Fitzpatrick signed a 1 year, $3,300,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including a $1,300,000 signing bonus, $1,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,300,000. In, Fitzpatrick will earn a base salary of, a signing bonus of, a roster bonus of, a signing bonus of, a restructure bonus of, a workout bonus of and an incentive bonus of while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Career
He began playing while studying in Havard as a Mathematics student, he began as a starter and in two years, he toppled the league’s top list, winning the Asa S. Bushnell Cup and became Harvard’s first QB to rush for 1,000 yards in a career, not just that, he broke the school’s record to become the first quarterback to be drafted since 1981, as well as one out of two Harvard players to be selected overall in the past 20 years.
Out of 250 players chosen in the 2005 draft, Ryan was selected first and just five other prospects were selected after him. He lived up to expectation and garnered some more recognition and proved to all and sundry that he has all it takes to play at the NFL level when he scored a 48/49 during the Wonderlic exam administered by league teams in the Spring of 2005.
To date, Fitzpatrick’s Wonderlic Test score has remained the highest ever to be achieved among NFL quarterbacks. Another player who had an almost perfect score on the Wonderlic test was Pat McInally who also graduated from Harvard. Pat played with the Cincinnati Bengals his entire career. After his outstanding records, St. Louis Rams were the first to come for Ryan, drafting him in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft.
Fitzpatrick made his first appearance for the Bengals on September 28, 2008, in the match against the Cleveland Browns after signing a one-year tender offer with the Bengals in April. During the 2008 NFL season, Ryan was ranked 3rd among quarterbacks in rushing yard, coming behind David Garrard and Tyler Thigpen. His first appearance for the team was in the match against the New York Jets in October of the same year.
Despite his many struggles while with the team, Ryan is fondly remembered in Western New York as Bills fans have come to really appreciate him for all his achievements throughout his days at Buffalo.
He finished 3 of Locker’s 8 passes for 108 yards, including a 77-yard TD pass to Nate Washington, in a 38-13 win against the Jets. Four days after his release, he signed a two-year contract with the Houston Texans. In 2015, Houston Texans traded Fitzpatrick to the New York Jets for a late-round conditional draft pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, he remained with the team until the expiration of the contract in February 2017.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Net Worth | Salary | Career Earnings
He has an estimated net worth of Net Worth of $24 Million.
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