Washington QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (hip) will be placed on IR, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. We're still waiting to hear exactly how long Fitzpatrick will be sidelined, but the move to IR knocks him out for at least the next 3 games. QB Taylor Heinicke is set to step in as Washington's starter. He gets the Giants on Thursday night.
Washington QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with his hip injury, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. So Fitzpatrick can be dropped from fantasy rosters, outside of deep 2-QB and Superflex leagues. QB Taylor Heinicke will get the 1st crack at replacing Fitzpatrick after holding his own in last year's playoff loss to the Bucs. QBs Kyle Allen and Kyle Shurmur are also on the roster.
Washington QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is expected to be out at least "several weeks" with his hip subluxation, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Fitzpatrick is getting an MRI on Monday to determine how much damage was done when his hip joint came out of its socket. "This could be an extremely serious injury for the Washington Football Team, where Fitzpatrick does not play at all this season. It could be relatively minor, just based on how much damage was actually caused," Rapoport adds. It sounds like we'll have a better idea of how long Fitzpatrick will be sidelined by the end of today. Stay tuned.
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport hears that Washington believes QB Ryan Fitzpatrick suffered a hip subluxation in today's loss to the Chargers. He’ll undergo an MRI on Monday to get a better look at the damage. QB Taylor Heinicke was solid in relief of Fitzpatrick, completing 11 of 15 passes for 122 yards and a score. Heinicke added 17 yards on 3 carries.
Washington QB Ryan Fitzpatrick left in the 1st half of Sunday’s opener against the Chargers with a hip injury. He walked off the field with trainers and headed to the locker room. We’ll watch for updates. Taylor Heinicke relieved Fitz.
Update: He is questionable to return.
Update: Fitzpatrick has been ruled out.
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has agreed to a 1-year deal with Washington, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The contract would pay the veteran $10 million, with an additional $2 million available through incentives. Fitzpatrick is reportedly expected to open camp as the starter, with Taylor Heinicke competing. Kyle Allen also remains in the mix. We'll see whether Washington adds more to the QB room via the draft. Fitzpatrick gets a mediocre group of pass-catchers with his new team, though WR Terry McLaurin looks like the best wideout he will have played with in a while. Fitzpatrick now looks OK as a late 3rd QB in best-ball drafts. And although it seems a little strange, Fitzpatrick looks like the best QB McLaurin will have had through his 3 pro seasons.
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