Despite leading the New York Jets to victory on Sunday, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick had some choice words about the organization.
As per the Media Relations Department of the Jets, here is what Fitzpatrick said shortly after the game: “When the owner stops believing in you and the GM stops believing in you and the coaches stop believing in you, sometimes all you have is yourself. That’s something that I’ve had to deal with before. That’s something I’m dealing with now.”
The problem is, which is puzzling fans and people who follow the Jets are his comments considering everything he’s done this season. Fitzpatrick leads the NFL in interceptions and after Sunday, still does.
Maybe if Fitzpatrick lead the Jets in the final game in Buffalo last season when they controlled their playoff destiny he could make those statements, but he didn’t.
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The Jets lost that game and well, he hasn’t been the same since.
Or maybe if the Jets didn’t start 1-5 this season? Either way, he has no right to say such things about a team that has given him more than enough time to get back into winning.
Leading the league in interceptions and the worst red-zone offense in the league means he is mostly to blame for this terrible start to the season.
The Jets are currently in the bottom of the AFC East and well, are on the outside looking in.
Now the defense surely doesn’t get off the hook allowing big chunk plays. But when the offense becomes one-dimensional because of Fitzpatrick’s arm talent, it makes it hard on everyone.
It makes it hard on the offensive line because the defense stacks the box to stop the run and it’s harder to pick up the blitz and the coverage off the snap.
Running back lanes disappear and cornerbacks look for the back shoulder and comeback throw plays because Fitzpatrick throws often tail off mid-flight. Again, this is terrible timing by Fitzpatrick since has no right to make the comments he did after a big win for a team that is headed in a downward spiral.