Buffalo Bills: Top 5 quarterbacks in franchise history

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#5. Ryan Fitzpatrick

Love him or hate him, Ryan Fitzpatrick played in a transitional and pivotal time for the Buffalo Bills. Fitzpatrick or “Fitzmagic” was a Buffalo phenomenon from 2009-2012 only while going 22-33.

Fitzpatrick was not always popular with the fans as he would throw interceptions often and at costly times. But through the sometimes negative view, it is hard to argue he has not been consistent playing 53 games for the Bills. The former seventh-round St. Louis Rams draft pick found his way to Buffalo in early 2009 where he would play in games.

During that 2009 season, Fitzpatrick would test the waters under center early while going 4-4 while throwing nine touchdowns and 10 interceptions. That would come to be the norm for Fitzpatrick as he finished in Buffalo with 80 touchdowns and 60 interceptions. Fitzpatrick found himself in the top 10 of the NFL in passing attempts in 2011 at No. 6 with 569.

Since moving on from Buffalo, Fitzpatrick has bounced around the league. After playing for the Titans, Texans, and Jets he now finds himself in Tampa Bay. The now 35-year-old has had solid starts through all the teams he has played for and has a career current total of 173 touchdowns.