The Pro Football Hall of Fame tweeted on Tuesday morning that it had received the jersey Ryan Fitzpatrick wore in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Week 3 game against Pittsburgh.
That night, Fitzpatrick became the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for at least 400 yards in three consecutive games — he threw a career-high 417 in Week 1 against the Saints, 402 in Week 2 against the Eagles, and 411 against the Steelers — and the Hall commemorates such firsts and records in its exhibit halls.
On Monday, the Buccaneers benched Fitzpatrick, a 14-year veteran, for 2015 No. 1 pick Jameis Winston, who was suspended for the first three games of the season for inappropriately touching an Uber driver in 2016.
That’s … awkward.
Just arrived in Canton: the jersey worn by @Buccaneers QB Ryan Fitzpatrick from Week 3 of this season when he became the 1st QB in @NFL history to throw for 400 YDs in 3 consecutive games. #GoBucs #Fitzmagic pic.twitter.com/HJb31yZEvz
— Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) October 2, 2018
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