.The wait is finally over; Ryan Fitzpatrick resigns with the New York Jets. According to reports, Fitzpatrick signed a one-year deal worth $12 million. Fitzpatrick’s new one-year deal shows that the team is in a “win now” attitude going into this season.
With the resigning of Fitzpatrick, the Jets can now focus on training camp and move on from distractions that grabbed the headlines in previous seasons.
The Jets can now go into this season knowing that they are capable of being a playoff contender in the AFC in 2016. Will they be able to take over as the division champions of the AFC East?
Probably not, but this season could turn out to be the most intense the Patriots/Jets rivalry has been since the 2010 season when they knock off the New England Patriots in the divisional round of the playoffs. 2010 was also the last time the Jets were in the AFC Championship Game in which they lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-19.
With the talent that is assembled on this team right now, the 2016 version of this ball club could be far better than the group that was a game short of advancing to the Super Bowl that in 2010. Expectations will be at an all-time high for Jets fans and the New York media going into the 2016 campaign.
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