Ryan Fitzpatrick of the Bills is from Harvard, and that makes him unique. He's the only quarterback from that school to become an NFL starter.
But there's a common, everyman side to this son of a rocket scientist, and not just because he proposed to his wife at a McDonald's.
"Actually," he said, "it was a McDonald's connected to a gas station."
Fitzpatrick, you see, is a stickler for accuracy. That shows up on Sundays. In two games — both Bills victories — he has thrown for seven touchdowns with one interception, directing a team that leads the NFL in scoring with 39.5 points per game.
The Bills play host to the Patriots on Sunday, a team that...