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Ryan Fitzpatrick reportedly retiring after 17 NFL seasons.

Written by Tanner Phifer

There are screenshots of texts messages flying around social media that are from the veteran QB saying that’s it’s been a ‘magical ride.’ Fitzpatrick, 39, has been the starting quarterback for nine different teams.

Fitzpatrick has passed for 34,990 yards, 223 TD’s to go along with 169 interceptions through his 16 year career. His 17th season was cut short due to injury. He is a madly respected leader in every locker room he has been in, and has a career completion of %60.

Drafted in 2005 by the Stl. Rams, he has had the privilege to play alongside some of the leagues best quarterbacks to ever play, and competed at a top level for 17 seasons. Respected names competed against are: Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Philip Rivers, Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, Matthew Stafford, and a few more.

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Tanner Phifer

Covering the NFL News for 3+ years. Continuing to build connections around the league.