Terms were not disclosed, but Fitzpatrick received a two-year contract, ” a source told ESPN’s Cameron Wolfe. A source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that the 11 million contract includes incentives that may boost the deal between $17 billion and $20 million.
Prior to Fitzpatrick’s inclusion, the Dolphins had just two quarterbacks on their roster: Jake Rudock and Luke Falk. Neither has started an NFL game, and they have united for five career passing attempts.
Fitzpatrick, 36, stepped into the suspended Jameis Winston at Weeks 1 3 last time and led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to upset wins within the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles. He became the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for 400 yards in three consecutive matches and led the NFL with 1,230 passing yards in that interval.
He’d measure in for Winston again in 2018 if the former No. 1 overall pick was benched. Fitzpatrick played in eight matches with seven starts, finishing with 17 touchdowns and 12 interceptions and completing 66.7 per cent of his passes — the highest completion percent of the livelihood.
Fitzpatrick’s biggest issue is stringing consistent matches together over long stretches of time, since he fought with interceptions when former Bucs coach Dirk Koetter transferred him into a starting job.
In addition, he becomes the next owner of this”FitzMagic” nickname on the Dolphins roster. Back in September 2018, defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick registered a trademark application together using all the United States Patent and Trademark Office to have the nickname assured of selling clothes and merchandise.
Minkah Fitzpatrick, who said he needed the nickname since school, needed his signature petition denied in January.
ESPN’s Jenna Laine contributed to this record.