Latest Ryan Fitzpatrick News

Injuries leave Titans working with thin group at receiver

Nov. 26, 2021 16:38 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Julio Jones is on injured reserve. A.J. Brown is out with a chest injury. Marcus Johnson's season is done after being put on injured reserve for the second time this season. The receiving corps Ryan Tannehill and the Tennessee Titans thought...

Jets know they need to cover offense vs. Dolphins' Cover 0

Nov. 18, 2021 15:46 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets watched film of Miami's defense and it was easy to see why the Dolphins are giving teams fits. Their defense is aggressive and brings the pressure up front by frequently using a Cover Zero scheme — a blitz-filled pass...

Franchise QB (Taylor's Version): Heinicke does it his way

Nov. 17, 2021 15:45 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke had a cooler full of Bud Lights waiting for him after a big win against Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champions. Three days later, he shuffled through pizza boxes and walked away emptyhanded when veggie was the only option...

Washington worries rusher Chase Young tore ACL in right knee

Nov. 14, 2021 18:02 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — As it is, Chase Young’s second year in the NFL was not going according to plan, including just 1 1/2 sacks and criticism from none other than Washington coach Ron Rivera. Now the big question is whether Young’s season is over because of a torn...

Ageless oldies but goodies defying Father Time around NFL

Nov. 11, 2021 12:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Gray hair, don't care. Even if the geriatric jokes keep the locker room laughing. Age is a funny thing in the NFL, where many players are considered “over the hill” in their 30s. And even younger, depending on the position you play. ...

Rivera, Washington shift into future evaluation mode at 2-6

Nov. 04, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

Another close loss was enough to push Washington's season over the edge. At 2-6 with the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers up next and the Dallas Cowboys in control of the NFC East, Washington's hopes of a long-shot playoff bid seem out of reach. It's all...

Fitzpatrick set for MRI in 2 weeks, no timetable on return

Oct. 25, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

Ryan Fitzpatrick isn't walking through that door any time soon, which means Washington will continue to roll with Taylor Heinicke at quarterback with the season slipping away. Coach Ron Rivera said Monday that Fitzpatrick would have an MRI on his injured right hip in a...

Rivera: No plan to replace Heinicke with Allen as WFT QB

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

Ron Rivera said Monday he is not considering replacing Taylor Heinicke with Kyle Allen as Washington’s starting quarterback. That means Heinicke is set to make his sixth consecutive start Sunday at the Green Bay Packers. Heinicke was 24 of 39 for 172 yards, a touchdown...

QBs, big names plentiful among injured early in NFL season

Oct. 15, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

About a third of the starting quarterbacks have already missed time because of injuries, and Richard Sherman’s return to the NFL was hastened by Tampa Bay’s need at cornerback. And now Sherman is hurt. There are big names aplenty among the...

Chiefs looking to beat Washington for 8th consecutive time

Oct. 14, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY (2-3) at WASHINGTON (2-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Chiefs by 6½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Kansas City 1-4; Washington 1-4. SERIES RECORD: Chiefs lead 9-1....