Fitzpatrick totaled five tackles (four solo) and one pass defense in Sunday's 24-22 loss to the Browns. Fitzpatrick made a significant impact for the Steelers during his first full season with the team in 2020. The 24-year-old recorded at least five tackles in each of the last four weeks of the season, finishing the year with 79 tackles (60 solo), four interceptions, one forced fumble and one touchdown. Fitzpatrick has played all 16 games in each of his first three seasons in the league, and he'll attempt to remain effective in the playoffs this year and in the final year of his contract in 2021.
Fitzpatrick recorded five tackles (three solo) and two interceptions in Sunday's 27-3 win over the Jaguars. The Steelers put on a defensive clinic in Sunday's Week 11 win, and Fitzpatrick was a key contributor once again. The 2018 first-rounder has recorded at least five tackles in each of the last five games, and he now has four interceptions this year.
Fitzpatrick recorded six tackles (five solo) one interception, two pass deflections and one fumble recovery in Sunday's 24-19 win over the Cowboys. Fitzpatrick played a key role in Sunday's win, as he recovered a fumble just before halftime that led to a field goal while also logging an interception in the end zone to prevent a Cowboys touchdown. The 2018 first-rounder has been productive in his first full season with the Steelers, racking up 36 tackles (26 solo), two interceptions, one touchdown and one fumble recovery over the first eight games of the year.
Fitzpatrick and Vince Williams will serve as the key communicators for the Steelers defense now that Devin Bush (knee-ACL) is set to undergo season-ending surgery, Mike Prisuta of the team's official site reports. Having played 100 percent of Pittsburgh's defensive snaps this season, Fitzpatrick was a seeming fit to shoulder the responsibility of relaying play calls to the defense. Fitzpatrick wasn't quite as impactful over the first quarter of the regular season this year compared to his All-Pro campaign of 2019, but he did come up with a game-breaking contribution during a Week 6 win over Cleveland, registering a 33-yard pick-six off of Baker Mayfield.
Fitzpatrick recorded four tackles (three solo) in Sunday's 28-10 loss to the Ravens. After playing two games with Miami Fitzpatrick joined Pittsburgh and played the remaining 14 games. He finished the 2019 season with 69 tackles -- 57 with the Steelers -- a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries -- one of which he returned for a touchdown. He also finished tied for fourth in the league -- sharing the team lead with Joe Haden -- with five interceptions including another touchdown. Fitzpatrick now has seven interceptions -- including two pick-sixes -- in two seasons and is under contract until 2023.