Economical terms ended up not disclosed for Fitzpatrick, who appeared in six online games with the Buccaneers past season and went 2-one as a starter in location of Jameis Winston.
The 35-year-old Fitzpatrick accomplished 96 of 163 passes for one,103 yards with seven touchdowns and a few interceptions past season.
Trying to keep Fitzpatrick in the fold presents insurance at the rear of the 24-year-old Winston, who is continue to underneath league investigation for an alleged groping incident. Winston is also recovering from a shoulder personal injury.
Fitzpatrick started off all sixteen online games for the New York Jets in 2015, developing vocation highs with 3,905 yards and 31 touchdowns. He started off 11 of 14 online games with the Jets the pursuing season.
A graduate of Harvard, Fitzpatrick also started off all sixteen online games for the Buffalo Expenditures in again-to-again seasons (2011-12), one of seven teams with which he has played in his vocation.
Fitzpatrick has started off 119 of 133 online games even though throwing for 26,991 yards with 173 touchdowns and 136 interceptions with the then-St. Louis Rams, Cincinnati Bengals, Expenditures, Tennessee Titans, Houston Texans, Jets and Buccaneers.
He is the lone quarterback in league history to throw four touchdowns in a video game with four unique franchises (Buffalo, Houston, New York and Tennessee). His 173 passing touchdowns are the most of any Ivy League quarterback, topping Hall of Fame quarterback Sid Luckman (137).