The Ryan Fitzpatrick-saga continues to unfold painfully slowly in New York this offseason. Seemingly every Jets player is incessantly asked questions about how much they want the quarterback to return for a second season.
During a one-on-one interview with NFL Media's Tiffany Blackmon -- which aired Thursday night on NFL Total Access -- Jets receiver Eric Decker said he's tired of answering the Fitzpatrick questions.
"On a scale from 1 to 10, I'm at a 10," Decker said when asked how sick he is of the inquiries. "All offseason, in New York, having to answer questions, it's at a point now where we don't have an answer going into camp on who is going to be the quarterback. Get that timing, build that identity offensively so hopefully something gets figured out."
Decker previously told SiriusXM NFL Radio that he still hopes a contract gets worked out with Fitzpatrick prior to training camp.
At this point, however, the receiver admits he must begin focusing on Geno Smith being his primary passer this season.
"That's kinda how our mentality was this offseason," Decker said. "Geno did a great job of his development. We've had a lot of success in areas and we've been stressing throughout this year and that's red zone, third down. He's done a good job of taking that leadership role and really helping us have success. I'm excited about this progression and where he's at."
It's natural for Decker to be fed up with answering questions about Fitzpatrick's standoff with Jets brass -- a situation he has no control over. But until an agreement is established or the organization declares they've moved on, it will still be topic No. 1 for Gang Green supporters as the summer presses on.