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Fitzpatrick Has Jets Fans Breathing Easier

Fitzpatrick Has Jets Fans Breathing Easier

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Ryan Fitzpatrick had a tough time just blending in with the crowd this summer during his contract stalemate with the New York Jets.

Of course, that mountain man look with his bushy beard and puffed-up pompadour certainly didn't help him stay incognito.

Whether it was at the airport, restaurants, public bathrooms or on the golf course, Fitzpatrick heard from fans who wanted to know if he'd ever re-sign with the Jets, why he wouldn't accept their initial offer and whether he'd retire.

"Everywhere I went," the Jets quarterback said Saturday, "that was the topic of conversation."

That included when he was in the New Jersey...

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