Ryan Fitzpatrick Net Worth

What is Ryan Fitzpatrick’s Net Worth?

Net Worth:$30 Million
Name:Ryan Fitzpatrick
Profession:NFL Player
Country:United States of America
Monthly Income And Salary:$500 Thousand
Contract$10 Million (Washington Football Team)
Last Updated2022

Ryan Fitzpatrick is a former quarterback in the National Football League who played for 17 seasons who has a net worth of $30 million. Ryan came into the spotlight as he announced his retirement via a text, he sent to one of his former teammates. Fitzpatrick has been considered one of the best athletes and NFL players in the world.

For his impeccable plays, he received the nickname ‘Fitzmagic.’ He holds the highest record for having the most touchdowns amongst NFL quarterbacks and the highest amount of career passing yards. Let us find out more about this prestigious NFL quarterback player and his achievements.

Early Life

Ryan Fitzpatrick was born in Arizona, USA on November 24, 1982, to American parents. He studied at Highland High School, Harvard Crimson Football. He went on to graduate from Harvard University with a degree in Economics while simultaneously playing football. In 2004, Fitzpatrick was named the ‘Ivy League Player of the Year and also won the ‘George H. Bulger Lowe Award.

He led the Harvard team to win the Ivy League Championship. He ranked No.2 on Harvard’s list for most yards passing, touchdowns, pass completions, and pass completion percentage. The No.1 player on the list was Neil Rose.

Career Highlights

Fitzpatrick got a 49 on the Wonderlic test and completed the test in 9 minutes, which is by far an exceptionally high score scored by any quarterback in NFL history. His professional journey began when he was the 250th overall draft by St. Louis Rams in 2005.

He signed a three-year contract for an estimated $900,000 and was named third-string quarterback in his rookie season. He was however upgraded to a backup role due to his shoulder injury and was placed on injured reserve.

He later returned to the team towards the end of the year and played against Houston Texans. He was awarded the ‘NFC Offensive Player of the Week’ for his gameplay. He is one among the 8 players who crossed more than 300 yards in their debut season in the NFL. The following year, Fitzpatrick appeared in only one game against Minnesota Vikings and won the game.

He was traded to Cincinnati Bengals in 2008 and was the 7th-round pick in the NFL draft. Fitzpatrick again sustained an elbow injury but post the injury for two games, he got to start every other game of the season. He ranked third that year for rushing yards amongst quarterbacks.

In 2009, he was traded off to Buffalo Bills and was offered a $7.4 million contract. In his first game against New York Jets, the Bills won the game in overtime while throwing for 116 yards with an interception and touchdown.  

Fitzpatrick started the next two following games as well resulting in one win and one defeat consecutively. He was titled the ‘Starting Quarterback’ of the Bills team by the head coach Perry Fewell. Fitzpatrick set the longest touchdown reception that season and finished with 1422 passing yards, ten interceptions, and nine touchdowns.

In 2010, he was replaced by Trent Edwards the starter which made Fitzpatrick a backup for the season. He was named the new starting quarterback following the start of the season.

He became the first Bills quarterback to record one touchdown and pass for at least 3000 yards since J. P. Losman did in 2006. In 2011, Fitzpatrick led the Bills to touchdowns and was the first time a team scored offensive touchdowns in the history of the league on five straight possessions.

He was named the ‘AFC Offensive Player of the Month in September 2011. He was offered a $10 million bonus and a $59 million extension with the Bills for the next six years. He finished the 2011 season with 24 touchdowns and 3831 yards but due to his broken ribs injury, he could not play the rest of the season.

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His return the following year made the Bills decide to no longer hold on to Fitzpatrick as they fired the head coach Chan Gailey in 2013. He was then offered to sign with the Tennessee Titans in which he was the starter for 9 out of 11 games played that season. He scored 14 touchdowns, 12 interceptions, and 2454 passing yards that season. However, his tenure with the team ended the following year.

Fitzpatrick signed a two-year contract with the Houston Texans starting as a quarterback but was soon demoted to second. But later the following year, he was named as the starter again and gained a record of six touchdowns in a week, 358 yards, and no interceptions.

He once again was titled the ‘AFC Offensive Player of the Week for winning against the Tennessee Titans. In the second half of the season, he sustained an injury which was the end of his playing that year. He ended the season with 8 interceptions, 17 touchdowns, and 2483 passing yards, a record for starting quarterback.

He was traded to the New York Jets and was named the starter of the 2015 season. He started all 16 games that year and finished with 15 interceptions, 31 touchdowns, and 3905 passing yards, breaking the 1998’s record held by Vinny Testaverde and making Fitzpatrick pro player of the season.

The following year he signed a $12 million contract with the Jets and was the starter for the 2016 season as well. He ended his tenure with the Jets in 2017, having 17 interceptions, 12 touchdowns, and 2710 passing yards.

Fitzpatrick played the next two seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signing a $3 million contract. He was titled ‘Fitzmagic’ during his 2018 season due to his incredible performance, in the beginning, two weeks, and was awarded the ‘NFC Offensive Player of the Week’ two times consecutively. Fitzpatrick finished the season with 12 interceptions, 17 touchdowns, and 2366 passing yards in the 2018 season.

He however switched teams before his contract ended and signed with Miami Dolphins for $11 million in 2019. He has named the Dolphins’ starting quarterback and became the team’s leading rusher for that season. He finished with 13 interceptions, 20 touchdowns, and 3529 passing yards. He played for the Dolphins in 2020 as well, being the starter for the season for 2nd time in a row.

Due to the pandemic, Fitzpatrick could not play one of the games which resulted in the Dolphins losing to the Buffalo Bills. He finished the season with 8 interceptions, 13 touchdowns, and 2091 passing yards. He was traded to the Washington Football Team but sustained a hip injury in the second quarter which made him miss the rest of the season. He however retired on June 2, 2022.

Personal Life

Fitzpatrick is married to Liza Barber and has seven children together. Sources state that Fitzpatrick never removes his wedding ring. In 2010, Sporting News named him the Fifth smartest athlete in sports.

He has been growing his beard as he jokingly named himself the ‘Amish Rifle’ since 2010. Apart from the nickname ‘Fitzmagic,’ he has also been given the nickname ‘Fitztragic,’ due to his pro-level plays and competitiveness.

Fitzpatrick decided to retire as he sustained a hip injury and underwent surgery. He stated that he needed more time to recover. He thanked all his former teammates for their constant support.

Summary

As of 2022, Ryan Fitzpatrick has a net worth of $30 million. He earned around $80 million from just his salary and he was in a contract with the Washington Football Team for $10 million. He played for 16 seasons with 9 different teams and threw a touchdown pass with 8 teams. His career began when he was chosen as the 250th overall pick by St. Louis Rams.

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