The Ryan Fitzpatrick hate thread

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by RockyTop Fox, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. rodgev

    rodgev Starter

    Just had lunch over here in Chattanooga the highlight of which was ribs and sweet baby rays BBQ sauce and needless to say what should have been a great way to start my work week was spoiled when the waiter tripped and dropped my plate into my wife's lap. I didnt even get mad I just chalked it up as Fitztragic so yup....... Still hate Fitzspaztic
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  2. Fishman35

    Fishman35 Starter

    My roommate is a die-hard Bills fan and despises the Titans. (he still says "the illegal forward pass"). The day the Titans signed Sh*tzpatrick, he spent the entire day laughing at me. He used to say that this is what is playing in Fitzpatrick's head after the snap: "gotta throw the ball. Wrong jersey? Oh weel, OK, here ya go!"
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  3. The Hammer

    The Hammer Problematic AF

    If Fitz keeps jacking up those long parabola-like deep passes that get INTed then for sure put Rusty. At least Rusty has an arm.
  4. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

    Kuharsky was on the radio just now saying Rusty isn't a better option than Fitz. Well, I ask "why not"?

    Players are on the field, usually, based on a past performance. Obviously, Fitz has the better resume. He was a mid-tier #1 QB who was released because he wasn't producing up to the level of his contract. Rusty is a four-year #3 who has one horrible start as a rookie and, most recently, is on the practice squad.

    But I think the most recent performances must be considered. The results of the last two games where Fitz has a 52.25 passer rating and four INTs is a better indication of where he is now than his previous seasons. Granted, it's against a couple of tough defenses but the same holds true of the Niners next Sunday. What evidence is there that Fitz will improve?

    Every year, players decline in the NFL. Sometimes it's over a few seasons. Sometimes it's much faster. Is it that far fetched to think Rusty, who most feel has the best arm on the roster, couldn't do better than what we've gotten from Fitz the past two weeks? Based on recent performance, I find it as likely Rusty can play as well (and possibly much better).

    If Fitz isn't getting it done by the half next Sunday, I don't hesitate to pull him and give Rusty a shot. Chances are, without a decent running game, neither will get it done. But I would rather go down looking at options than hoping the defense can somehow find a way to overcome the incompetencies of the offense.
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  5. RockyTop Fox

    RockyTop Fox Offensive Coordinator

    I feel like Fitzpatrick tries to do too much.. Rusty wouldn't be like that. Rusty would be more conservative, which is what we need. Our defense plays well enough to where around 17 points can win the game. A game managing QB would serve us better than a QB who is trying to win the game.. Fitz is trying to win the game. Can't do it.
  6. Dman

    Dman Starter

    1 more game then locker is back hopefully! That is all I am thinking about now. My anger with fitz will drive me in to another rage like last night which I don't need.
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  7. ImATitan

    ImATitan Pro Bowler

    Fitz definitely tries too much. It's like he makes one or two decent throws and the confidence of a starting QB comes out, and he starts making throws he flat out can't.

    Hats off to the defense though. For real. Playing their asses off, knowing the O isn't helping and they ain't giving up. They wanna win! I feel bad for these guys.
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    JCBRAVE 2017 Pick'em Champion Tip Jar Donor

    Everyone knows Fitz is a joke, you hear it in the players voices.

    Thank God jake is due back in 2 weeks.
  9. nytitaner

    nytitaner Starter

    if we beat the 49ers I won't call him "Clitz" anymore and by the way Rust the rifle sucks, we need new back ups. Rather have Rust than Clitz if Clitz throws 1 more pick without a couple td's.

    JCBRAVE 2017 Pick'em Champion Tip Jar Donor

    We do need new backups, I look for us to dump both Fitz and Rusty, theyre terrible, and with Jake you know he's going down at some point, a good backup is important.
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