Ryan Fitzpatrick's jersey arrives at Hall of Fame - the day after Buccaneers benched him

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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.

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That’s … awkward.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was benched on Monday. (AP)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was benched on Monday. (AP)

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