Colts 41, Jets 10: Ryan Fitzpatrick Is Benched for Good as Jets Fall Meekly to Colts



The Colts’ Dwayne Allen (83) after he scored a touchdown in the second quarter against the Jets at MetLife Stadium on Monday night. Allen had three touchdown receptions.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The transition of power came awkwardly, one more fumbled moment as a coda to a long night of them.

Ryan Fitzpatrick stepped to the podium near midnight in a makeshift news conference room at MetLife Stadium, just having learned he was no longer the Jets’ starting quarterback. After two seasons, one that nearly ended in a playoff berth and another that turned him into a laughingstock, Fitzpatrick was now a backup, having been told a few minutes before by an offensive coach in the locker room. Bryce Petty, the new starter, found out just before he followed…


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