Ryan Fitzpatrick didn’t get plenty of wins in video games involving the Jets whereas taking part in for them throughout the 2016 season, however he obtained one taking part in towards them this Sunday.
Fitzpatrick threw a landing move to working again Charles Sims within the fourth quarter and the Bucs protection saved the Jets out of the tip zone for the primary 59:32 of a 15-10 Tampa win. The victory snaps the Buccaneers’ five-game dropping streak and got here with out the badistance of injured quarterback Jameis Winston and suspended extensive receiver Mike Evans.
Fitzpatrick was 17-of-34 for 187 yards and an interception to go together with that landing for a efficiency that was sufficient to offer the Bucs their second-ever win over the Jets. The final one got here in 1984, which was earlier than both Fitzpatrick or Josh McCown was within the league even when it seems like they’ve each been round no less than that lengthy.
McCown was 23-of-39 for 263 yards and threw an interception within the first half earlier than discovering Robby Anderson for a landing with 28 seconds left within the sport. The onside kick was recovered by the Bucs to make the ultimate consequence educational, nevertheless.
He was sacked six occasions, which was an uncommon improvement for a Bucs workforce that solely had eight on the season coming into the sport. Eight penalties for 77 yards was not an uncommon improvement for the Jets and that lack of self-discipline is one factor the workforce must be attempting to appropriate throughout their bye week.