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Sport Radio Caller Claims Ryan Fitzpatrick Hurt His Hip on Water Slide Before Week 1

18:56  15 september  2021
18:56  15 september  2021 Source:   thebiglead.com

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  Washington Football Team places QB Ryan Fitzpatrick on injured reserve with hip injury Washington's new quarterback suffered a hip subluxation Sunday vs. the Chargers and will miss at least three weeks as Taylor Heinicke steps into lineup.Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, 38, suffered a hip subluxation – that means the ball of his femur at least partially dislocated from the hip socket. He is going on injured reserve, ESPN reporting Fitzpatrick will miss up to eight weeks.

Ryan Fitzpatrick played less than one game for the Washington Football Team before disaster struck. The journeyman QB took a big hit from the Los Angeles Chargers' defense in Week 1 and exited the game with a hip injury, later diagnosed as a subluxation that would sideline him for at least three weeks and probably longer. The WFT placed Fitzpatrick on the IR, but he can return anytime in the next few months.

a group of baseball players standing on top of a grass covered field: Ryan Fitzpatrick | Patrick Smith/Getty Images © Provided by The Big Lead Ryan Fitzpatrick | Patrick Smith/Getty Images

This is all the background you need to hear a local radio caller explain that Fitzpatrick actually re-injured that hip on Sunday. The initial injury? It happened on a water slide. Or so claims the guy who called into 106.7 The Fan with Brian Mitchell and JP Finlay.

Washington Football Team QB Ryan Fitzpatrick won't have surgery on hip

  Washington Football Team QB Ryan Fitzpatrick won't have surgery on hip The 38-year-old will instead rehab his injury through other methods with hopes of returning to the field this season , according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.Fitzpatrick is expected to miss at least eight weeks, Rapoport adds. From NFL Now: After undergoing a battery of tests and seeking several expert opinions, Washington Football Team QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will attempt to rehab his hip without surgery for now, sources say. He’s expected to miss about 8 weeks. Taylor Heinicke into November, at least. pic.twitter.

So basically this guy just happened to be at the same water park as Fitzpatrick last week and thinks he saw him hobbling around after going down the "fast" water slide. The radio station's fact-checkers confirmed that Symington's is a water park that exists in Leesburg, Virginia. Here's a picture.

I don't know why this is just so damn funny. The best part is easily the reveal that Fitzpatrick apparently takes his convent of a family (seven kids!) to the water park multiple times a week. It makes one wonder how often this radio caller is there if he knows that.

This all could certainly be an elaborate scheme by the caller to mess with the radio hosts, but it's just weird and simple enough to be believable. Would you really be all that surprised if Ian Rapoport tweeted out tomorrow that Fitzpatrick, of all people, hurt himself by refusing to go down the slow water slide? I would not.

We have Water[Slide]Gate, folks.

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This is interesting!