Josh Rosen To Start For The Dolphins

It’s been a tough week for veteran quarterbacks. The Eli Manning-era in New York came to an end earlier this week. Ben Roethlisberger may have played his last game for the yellow-and-gold after going down with an elbow injury and Drew Brees is out of the Saints’ lineup with a thumb injury. Now, another veteran quarterback is on the outs, as the Ryan Fitzpatrick era in Miami appears to be over.

Josh Rosen will make his first start for the Dolphins against the Cowboys on Sunday, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports (Twitter link). Rapoport hears that coach Brian Flores made the decision this afternoon.

Rosen, who Miami gave up a second-rounder for, started 13 games for the Cardinals as a rookie last season. The offensive line in Arizona wasn’t a strength because of injuries and a lack of talent and Rosen struggled, completing just 55.2% of his passes. Rosen will again be saddled with a poor offensive line and it’s arguable that the weapons around him in Miami are inferior to the ones he had out in the desert.

The former No. 10 overall pick has seen action on two occasions this season, both coming late in Miami’s pair of blowout losses. He’s completed 8-of-21 pass attempts for 102 yards so far during his time in Miami.

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6 comments on “Josh Rosen To Start For The Dolphins

  1. Thronson5

    I feel bad for this guy and if I was his agent I’d be trying to get him out of this starting gig, he’s gonna end up hurt with that terrible line and no talent around him.

  2. tylerall5

    His career is going to stifle and it’s really not his fault. Went from a bad team to a horrible team, will be running for his life, and when he starts to play bad I guarantee they’ll put Fitzpatrick in. Yeah, it’s on the QB to improve the talent around him but come on, give him a little help.

  3. bradthebluefish
    bradthebluefish

    I feel bad too. Rosen seems like a quality starting QB. As long as the Dolphins keep Rosen next year and don’t add a 1st round QB, I think he’ll have success.

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