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FANTASY PLAYS: Free agents to target for Week 6 in football

There are only two teams on byes this week, but both the Lions and Saints have significant starters to replace at a few key positions.In addition, some notable injuries make the race to the waiver wire as frenetic as usual. The free agent pool doesn’t have many appealing options this week, though, so if you […]

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Buccaneers start Fitzpatrick over Winston against Bears

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are sticking with Ryan Fitzpatrick as their starting quarterback over Jameis Winston.Fitzpatrick started against the Chicago Bears on Sunday after Winston rejoined the team following a three-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy.Fitzpatrick has thrown for a league-leading 1,230 yards and 11 TDs. He is the first player in […]

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Fitzpatrick shines again, Buccaneers stun Eagles 27-21

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Courtesy of DeSean Jackson, Ryan Fitzpatrick rocked a pair of sunglasses and a partially zipped warmup jacket revealing a couple of gold chains and a large pendant resting on his chest.”It’s nothing,” the Tampa Bay quarterback said of the garb after throwing for more than 400 yards and two touchdowns for […]

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Foles, Fitzpatrick prosper as backup QBs for Eagles, Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Gerald McCoy is puzzled when he hears people question the ability of fellow NFL players, particularly backup quarterbacks such as Nick Foles and Ryan Fitzpatrick.”It’s the NFL,” Tampa Bay’s six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle said. “Everybody’s good.”Foles’ success filling in for the injured Carson Wentz is one of the biggest reasons […]

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Fitzpatrick’s big game gets Bucs off to fast start

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers insisted all along that they weren’t overly concerned about having to open the season without suspended quarterback Jameis Winston.That’s because Ryan Fitzpatrick not only is an experienced backup who’s one of just four players in NFL history to throw touchdown passes for seven different teams, but he […]

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