Jets trade conditional seventh-round pick for Ryan Fitzpatrick

The New York Jets have traded a conditional seventh-round pick to the Houston Texans to acquire quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. The pick can become a sixth-round pick depending on Fitzpatrick's playing time. Fitzpatrick leaves the Texans after they re-signed Ryan Mallett and added Brian Hoyer. Fitzpatrick played for offensive coordinator Chan Gailey previously when Gailey was the coach of the Buffalo Bills. Fitzpatrick is expected to compete with Geno Smith for the starting job. Before being benched last season, Fitzpatrick passed forĀ 2,483 yards with 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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