Dolphins Receiving Calls About QB Josh Rosen’s Availability

The Dolphins’ quarterbacks depth chart is plenty crowded, and other teams have apparently caught on. NFL Network’s Michael Giardi reports that Miami has received calls regarding quarterback Josh Rosen‘s availability (via Charean Williams of

The front office is reportedly in “no hurry” to make a trade, and Williams opines that the organization hasn’t received an offer to their liking.

Rosen, the 10th-overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, has struggled to find a home in the NFL. The Cardinals moved him to Miami last offseason after they opted for Kyler Murray with the first-overall pick. Rosen found himself playing behind Ryan Fitzpatrick during much of his first season in Miami, and he’s fallen further down the depth chart after the Dolphins selected Tua Tagovailoa with the fifth-overall pick in this year’s draft.

The Dolphins gave up a second-rounder to acquire Rosen last offseason, but it’s unlikely they’d be able to recoup that value in another trade. The quarterback has gone only 3-13 as a starter during his brief career, completing 54.8-percent of his passes for 2,845 yards, 12 touchdowns, and 19 interceptions.

We heard back in February that the 23-year-old could end up sticking around Miami, but that was before the organization used their top pick on a quarterback. For what it’s worth, it sounds like Rosen is optimistic about his future in the NFL, even if that means being a temporary backup.

I’m very encouraged just in general day to day, in how I’ve developed and watching Fitz do his thing,” Rosen said in December, some time after losing his starting job. “It’s not really the window is opened and closed like that. But there’s a sense of understanding time and opportunity. I’m aware of it, but it’s all for you guys to write about more than for me to worry about. Opportunities will come and I’ll try to seize them.”

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52 comments on “Dolphins Receiving Calls About QB Josh Rosen’s Availability

  1. braveshomer

    all I ever heard is how arrogant and silver spoon feed Rosen was..but everything I ever read or seen is him being nothing but professional after being a can kicked down the road

    • andrewdavis82

      Exactly he has been treated like crap by the nfl. Probably on his way to a 3rd team and he has been nothing but a class act.

      • mcmillankmm

        He doesn’t have much choice does he? If his behavior and arrogance continued post-benching he wouldn’t be able to get that 3rd opportunity.

    • I give no fox

      He can talk the talk, but does he walk the walk? Or practice what he preaches? Do as he says not as he does? You get the point. I am sure his team coached him up very well in this regard. If he came off like an entitled brat, I doubt that would make him look appealing to teams, let alone his current employer

      • slapnuts

        It’s easy to ignore the haters when your so busy blaming your teammates for everything

  2. crosseyedlemon

    I’d like the Packers to trade for Rosen just to see Rodgers reaction…lol.

    • Altoidman

      I could see it. Stafford has, what, one or maybe two more years? Rosen can learn from one of the most underappreciated QBs of today’s NFL.

      • qbert1996

        1 to 2 more years for Stafford??? He’s not even 32 yet! he’s got at least 4-5 years left in him.

  3. TJECK109

    I could see the Steelers possibly.

    Watch him end up back in Arizona

    • jkoms57

      Yep has Steelers written all over it.

      Ben – hated over false claim

      Rudolph – hated over false claim

      Rosen – hated over false claim

      Let’s get the trifecta going!

  4. afsooner02

    HTF does this guy keep gettin chances? Not sure what more teams need to see to realize he is a bust? He’s not even backup good.

    • rkmarx

      We don’t know that. He hasn’t been given a chance. Kyler Murray is a stud. Tua is a new, shiny toy. It’s not like Rosen has been benched for scrubs.

      btw, I couldn’t care less about this guy, so I have no idea why I’m defending him. I’m just saying that we shouldn’t throw him in the trash just yet.

      • I give no fox

        He has had several chances already. Miami gave him a shot and he was so bad they had to go back to Fitz. He then did nothing in practice to earn a 2nd chance.

        • rkmarx

          I’ll admit that I know nothing about the guy, but that doesn’t sound like several chances to me. It sounds like one chance after just joining a new team.

    • TJECK109

      Couldn’t the same be said for a majority of the journeymen QBs? Peterman for example

      • Altoidman

        Peterman? As in Nathan Peterman? As in if he would have spiked the ball every time he had an attempt he would have had a higher rating than he currently has? THAT Peterman?

        • Ak185

          Peterman got called up to start a week before before Tyrod Taylor was inexplicably benched. One week practice as a second year player with no starts. Rosen got traded after a year on a mess of a team that installed him as “the future” before getting giddy at a Kyler Murray/Kliff Kingsbury experiment, then got Fitzmagic’d by a team committed to a rebuild before he even had a chance to learn the scheme (his third in three years).

          So, yeah, neither guy has really been set up for success. They might end up being bad no matter what, but they haven’t exactly had decent chances to develop either.

    • wagner13

      He’s only been around 2 seasons. While he’s been abysmal thus far, sixteen games behind two atrocious offensive lines is a small sample size. Why not take a shot on a former top-16 prospect; especially if it only costs a throwaway draft pick

      • I give no fox

        The Dolphins didn’t tank. If Flores wanted to tank he would have let Rosen play all season. But he got benched because he was atrocious. He didn’t get another chance because he did not deserve one. He showed nothing in practice to EARN another opportunity to start.

  5. phillyballers

    There are teams out there that need a back-up or 3rd stringer.

    Patriots, Cowboys, Colts, Titans, Bears, Lions, Falcons, Bucs all potential teams kicking the tires.

    • Johhos

      I could see the Bucs. Let him sit and support Brady. It’s one thing to get bypassed for the new rookie flavor of the month, it’s another to sit behind the vet who is clearly #1. Even if Brady gets hurt, Tampa has more than enough offensive weapons to evaluate Rosen .And if Brady stays healthy and succeeds, Rosen gets mopup duty only .
      Lions or Steelers work in backup mode as well.

      • phillyballers

        I thought the Steelers maybe, but they have 5 QBs on the roster.

    • Natergater77

      Cowboys have Dalton so they are a no
      Bears have Tribs and Foles they are a no
      Don’t see Colts either with Rivers and Brisett

      The rest I’d agree. Though ATL I don’t see opportunities like the others.

    • phillyballers

      There are certain teams I’d never want to do a trade with, because it’s just helping them win championships. GSW and Patriots are at the top of that list. When they get rid of a player via trade, it’s usually the end of that dude’s run. This year is a little abbynormal, they have no cap space to do anything.

    • UberSTCrew

      I don’t see the Dolphins trading him to any team within their division especially the Patriots. Unless they make a crazy offer like a 1st round pick which isn’t going to happen. The Dolphins will most likely keep Rosen this season to see if he continues to develop. He will see a lot of preseason action (if we have a preseason) where he will get a chance to increase his value. He may even get some playing time during the season depending on the health of Fitzpatrick and Tua.

      The Dolphins are in no rush to trade a 23 year old QB (former top 10 pick that they spent a 2nd on) especially with his cap hit only being a slightly over $2 million.

    • UberSTCrew

      Why rush to trade him when his value is low? Why do people give up on young players so quickly. The Dolphins have absolutely no reason to trade Rosen now unless they get close to the value they paid for him. Trading him for a late round pick at this time would be a bad move.

  6. manos

    He’s not going to get playing time with Tua and Fitzmagic there. They might as well use him to shore up another position or get a draft pick for next year.

  7. Jack0207

    To be fair most if not all young quarterbacks would’ve been bad behind that online.

    • Altoidman

      They just gave Cousins a 2 year extension, and I think if they want to get a replacement they’ll draft one with one year left on his contract. I don’t see them paying for a three year “QB of the future”.

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