By Glenn Naughton
In an interesting twist in the team’s contract negotiations with free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, multiple sources are reporting that Jets wide receiver Eric Decker is skipping voluntary workouts in protest.
Eric Decker skipped OTAs this week because he is upset the organization has yet to sign Ryan Fitzpatrick, according to a source. #nyj
— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) May 26, 2016
— Kimberly Jones (@KimJonesSports) May 26, 2016
After throwing a team-record 31 touchdowns last season, Fitzpatrick galvanized a previously divided locker room and won over several veterans on the roster.
Fellow receiver Brandon Marshall was also absent from today’s workouts, but no reason has yet been given.