Former St. Louis Rams quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick announces retirement
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick announced his retirement from football sources say.
The longtime quarterback sent a text long text message to his teammates stating that he is stepping down from playing the game he loves.
After playing for nine teams over 17 NFL seasons, Ryan Fitzpatrick has told his former teammates in an incredible text he sent to them that he is retiring.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 2, 2022
Here is a copy of that text, via @Fred22Jackson. pic.twitter.com/BjpAPaYagb
Fitzpatrick has been a part of the NFL for 17 years. He was a seventh-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams in 2005 and recorded 777 passing yards and four touchdowns. He later played for the Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills, Tennessee Titans, Houston Texans, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Bucs, Miami Dolphins, and the Washington Football Team.
Throughout his 17 seasons, Fitzpatrick threw for 34,990 yards and 223 touchdowns according to ESPN.
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