Tom Brady’s Past Snub Still Irks Ryan Fitzpatrick

It’s been more than a decade, but free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick still hasn’t forgot about the time he was snubbed by the GOAT. Fitzpatrick recently relayed a story about handing Tom Brady and the Patriots a loss while he was quarterbacking the division rival Jets. Following what was an unlikely win, Fitzpatrick approached Brady midfield for the customary QB-to-QB postgame love fest that generally starts with a handshake and evolves to chest taps and whispers. But the anticipated interaction didn’t go as planned and an eager Fitzpatrick walked away SNUBBED! Fitzpatrick, 39, is currently a free agent. He told the story of handshake gate during a recent appearance on ESPN’s America’s Caddie, when asked the favorite moment of his career: “Beating Tom Brady, after the first time, because after the first time he didn’t shake my hand,” said Fitzpatrick. “I was on the Jets [for the second win, four years later], and I had to chase him down on the 50-yard line.” Biden Thin Air Handshake GIFfrom Biden GIFs “Fitzmagic,” as he’s known to fans and teammates, actually bested Brady-led teams three times throughout his nine-team, 17-year pro career. And if there’s one thing that’s stood out to him, […]

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Written by Anthony Farris

Anthony is a former high school basketball intramural champion who played a leading role in creating two offspring. He spends his weekends hoping for an MTV Rock N' Jock revival.

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