Jason Cole of B/R, citing two sources close to Fitzpatrick, also reported on Tuesday that there’s no end in sight to the situation between him and the Jets.
Cole said that this could very well spill over into training camp, as Fitzpatrick believes the Jets will eventually give in, considering that they elected to lock up DL Muhammad Wilkerson right before last week’s deadline.
Cole confirmed that Fitzpatrick hasn’t been in contact with the Jets, but mentions that things could pick up after this weekend.
Fitzpatrick, 32, played out the final year of his two-year, $7.5 million contract that included $4 million guaranteed and is currently the best quarterback still available in this year’s market.
In 2015, Fitzpatrick threw for 3,905 yards while completing 59.6 percent of his passes to go along with 31 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. Pro Football Focus has Fitzpatrick rated as the No. 27 quarterback out of 37 qualifying players.
We have him featured in our Best Available Free Agents list.
We will provide more information regarding Fitzpatrick and the Jets as the news becomes available.