The guy just wants to play football.
A losing team with zero chance of making the playoffs? He doesn’t care.
A doormat of a team so bad they call themselves the “Football Team?” He doesn’t care.
A team with a horrible offensive line that will get him killed? He doesn’t care
He just wants to play.
As much as WE loved him in the role of mentor/backup/teacher, Ryan Fitzpatrick did not want to be any of those things. While most of us selfishly wanted the guy to stick around as an emergency backup, the Redskins wanted him to be their starter, God knows why. $10 million just to have an old guy come in with zero chance of succeeding? No NFL team has been stupid enough to do that since the 2020 Colts thought Philip Rivers was their answer. LOL.
Selfishly, we’re angry at Fitz for doing this. But we have to respect him. It wasn’t about the money. He didn’t make up the typical lie about “I’m going to this team because…” He’s just moving on cuz he likes to play. Losing is fine with him, and so it has to be fine for the rest of us. I will miss his spunk,