Bills Owner Ralph Wilson: Ryan Fitzpatrick Not Going Anywhere

ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 18: Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the Buffalo Bills fakes a pass before getting sacked during their NFL game against the Miami Dolphins at Ralph Wilson Stadium on December 18, 2011 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

In comments made to John Wawrow of The Associated Press, Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson confirmed that quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick isn't going anywhere. Wilson also said that Fitzpatrick needs help at receiver, tight ends that "don't get hurt," and blaming injuries for the team's offensive slide more than anything else.

"Listen, we’re not giving money away," (Wilson said) referring to the six-year $59 million contract extension Fitzpatrick signed in late October. "We think he’s a good quarterback, and we’re going to stick with him and get him some better players, get him some runners, some tight ends that don’t get injured and some wide receivers and we’ll be OK."

During the Bills' seven-game losing streak, Fitzpatrick has completed 57.7 percent of his passes for 1,570 yards with an 8-to-12 TD-to-INT ratio. He has been the subject of warranted fan criticism for weeks, but Wilson's comments only re-affirmed the obvious: Fitzpatrick is this team's quarterback, and will be for the foreseeable future.

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