Coach Brian Flores didn't say if Rosen has requested a trade or release, merely saying that the young quarterback can earn reps based on his practice performance, Joe Schad of The Palm Beach Post reports.
The comment about earning reps feels like empty coach-speak, considering the Dolphins have Ryan Fitzpatrick and rookie first-round pick Tua Tagovailoa in their QB room. Common sense suggests Rosen is the odd man out, or at least No. 3 in the pecking order for practice snaps. His rookie contract is fully guaranteed, so the Dolphins won't gain anything but a roster spot if they release him.
GM Chris Grier said the Dolphins haven't given up on Rosen's development, Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Grier makes a reasonable point about Rosen being held back by coaching changes, including three different offensive coordinators at UCLA and three more through two seasons in the NFL. Even so, teams expect to see a basic level of competence from their players, and Rosen failed to deliver that for both the 2018 Cardinals and 2019 Dolphins. Grier may believe there's still hope for Rosen to succeed in the NFL, but that probably won't stop the GM from using an early draft pick on another quarterback. With Ryan Fitzpatrick under contract through 2020, the Dolphins should at least have some level of discussion about moving on from Rosen.
Coach Brian Flores said Thursday that he isn't considering playing Rosen during Sunday's season finale against the Patriots, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.
Flores shot down the concept of giving Ryan Fitzpatrick the start and then handing the reins over to Rosen, saying he intends to "stick to what we've been doing," per Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com. A decision to have Fitzpatrick finish the season under center wouldn't come as much of a surprise, considering the veteran's recent quality of play, though it would mean Rosen won't get another shot to prove himself in game action during the 2019 campaign. With Fitzpatrick and Rosen both still under contract for the 2020 season, and the Dolphins a strong candidate to address the quarterback position in the upcoming 2020 NFL Draft, Rosen's standing in Miami is looking murky heading into the offseason.
Coach Brian Flores said Monday that Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the Dolphins' starting quarterback for the "foreseeable future," Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.
Rosen's position as Miami's backup quarterback looks set in stone for the time being, with Fitzpatrick now having led the team to consecutive victories. Of course, Fitzpatrick is a notoriously streaky signal-caller with a propensity to dazzle for a time before eventually falling back to earth, so it wouldn't come as much of a surprise if Rosen gets another chance under center later this season. It does appear, however, that the 22-year-old's odds of getting another start are now entirely in Fitzpatrick's hands.
Rosen (neck) practiced in full Friday, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.
One week removed from losing the starting job to veteran QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, Rosen is tending to a neck injury, which resulted in a limited listing on Thursday's injury report. After a full session Friday, Rosen is ready to resume his role as a backup, for the time being, at least. Fitzpatrick notoriously runs hot and cold, so his next stretch of play in the latter area could encourage coach Brian Flores to turn to Rosen yet again.
Rosen was limited in Thursday's practice due to a neck injury, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Rosen didn't take the field Week 7 versus Buffalo, so his neck issue appears to have been sustained during practice. The second-year pro is set to work as the backup to Ryan Fitzpatrick against the Steelers on Monday, assuming full health. It's encouraging that Rosen wasn't held out of Thursday's practice entirely, but if he were forced to miss any time Jake Rudock would be a candidate to be called up from the practice squad.
Ryan Fitzpatrick will replace Rosen as the Dolphins' starting quarterback for Sunday's game in Buffalo, Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com reports.
When he spoke to the media after the 17-16 loss to Washington over the weekend, coach Brian Flores said Rosen would retain the starting job. Flores apparently changed his mind at some point thereafter, perhaps when he saw the film from the Week 6 loss. In any case, it won't come as any surprise if Rosen gets another chance as the starter later this season.
Rosen completed 15 of 25 passes for 85 yards and two interceptions during Sunday's 17-16 loss to Washington. He was benched during the game, but head coach Brian Flores announced after the game that Rosen remains the starter, Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald reports.
Rosen was knocked around in a battle of winless teams, taking five sacks in abbreviated duty. When he was able to deliver the ball, the results were poor as he tried to force a pair of passes past the defense only to have them intercepted. The sophomore quarterback now has five interceptions to go with just one touchdown on the season and is averaging a measly 5.2 yards per attempt. Though he's penciled in for the start in Week 7, a dangerous Bills defense looms.
Coach Brian Flores suggested Wednesday that Rosen will serve as Miami's starting quarterback for the rest of the season, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Flores referred to the QB situation as "settled," noting that Rosen has already improved and will have the opportunity to continue doing so. The second-year signal-caller gets a favorable matchup Week 6, with the Dolphins hosting a Washington team that has given up 8.0 yards per pass attempt (23rd in NFL) and 13 passing touchdowns (32nd).
Rosen completed 17 of 24 pass attempts for 180 yards, one touchdown and one interception during Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Chargers.
Facing a difficult matchup, Rosen completed an impressive 71.0 percent of his passes while averaging a respectable 7.5 yards per attempt. He threw a nifty 34-yard touchdown pass to DeVante Parker in the first quarter and took his team into halftime down just seven, only to fade in a second half during which the Dolphins mustered just 37 yards of offense. Rosen showed no signs of the elbow issue that bothered him throughout the week and will have time to rest over the bye before facing the Redskins at home Oct. 13.
Rosen (elbow) practiced in full Thursday.
Rosen is listed with an elbow injury, but he doesn't appear significantly hindered by the issue or in danger of missing any time. The 22-year-old signal-caller is on track to make a second consecutive start under center Week 4, when he'll face off against the Chargers. The Dolphins have scored only one receiving touchdown through three contests, so Rosen will remain off the fantasy radar until such time as Miami's offense manages to achieve some consistency.
Rosen was a full participant in practice Wednesday but is listed with an elbow injury, Safid Deen of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Rosen was evaluated for an injury during Sunday's 31-6 loss to the Cowboys, but he retook the field without missing many snaps and doesn't appear in danger of missing time. The second-year quarterback is preparing for another start under center versus the Chargers in Week 4 and will work to log a more successful day moving Miami's offense. The Dolphins scored only six points -- two field goals -- in Rosen's first start, as he compiled just a 46.2 completion percentage and 5.1 YPA.
Rosen (hand) will start Sunday's game against the Chargers, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Rosen finished with an ugly stat line -- 46.2 completion percentage, 5.1 yards per attempt -- in his first start for Miami in Week 3, but he actually put together some nice drives prior to halftime in Dallas. Naturally, the Dolphins only got six points out of it, settling for two field goals, a missed field goal and a series that ended in a red-zone fumble by Kenyan Drake. The team then failed to get anything going after the break, ultimately losing 31-6. Rosen still doesn't have much help around him, but it at least seems the hand injury he suffered last week isn't serious.
Rosen was being evaluated for a hand injury toward the end of Sunday's 31-6 loss to the Cowboys, according to Chris Perkins of The Athletic.
Rosen was checked out for an unrelated injury earlier in the game, and though he returned to the contest, he seemingly suffered another ailment in the latter stages. The second-year quarterback looked capable at times but faced a difficult matchup against a solid defensive unit and finished averaging just 5.1 yards per attempt. Rosen will be evaluated in the coming days, but he would carry minimal fantasy value in next Sunday's home matchup with the Chargers even if he is cleared of potential injuries.
Rosen will start Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com reports.
After two consecutive blowouts with Ryan Fitzpatrick starting under center, the Dolphins are opting to make a switch at the quarterback position and turn to Rosen. The second-year signal-caller will work to make the most of Miami's underwhelming receiving corps and questionable offensive line in Dallas on Sunday. With the team expected to take a long look at Rosen in order to evaluate his potential as a franchise leader, it wouldn't be a surprise for him to keep a grip on the starting gig going forward, even if the offense continues to struggle.
Rosen shared starting snaps with Ryan Fitzpatrick during Thursday's practice, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.
Coach Brian Flores said Thursday that Fitzpatrick is still the starter "right now," but it's worth noting that Rosen didn't receive starting reps during last week's practices. Rosen entered both of Miami's contests this season in the fourth quarter, after each game was out of hand and Fitzpatrick had been pulled. The Dolphins could be gearing up to make a switch at quarterback in the event that Fitzpatrick struggles for a third consecutive week.
Rosen completed seven of 18 passes for 97 yards and an interception after entering in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 43-0 loss to New England.
Ryan Fitzpatrick tossed a trio of interceptions -- including two pick-sixes -- before giving way to Rosen in garbage time. Coach Brian Flores said that Fitzpatrick remains the starter for now, but the team will consider making the change to Rosen. There's a laundry list of issues with Miami's team that goes far beyond the quarterback position, so Rosen would be unlikely to find much success if he were to capture the starting job.
Rosen entered the Dolphins' 59-10 loss to the Ravens on Sunday in place of Ryan Fitzpatrick with 22 seconds remaining in the third quarter and completed one of three passes for five yards with no touchdowns and one interception.
Rosen had absolutely no cure for what ailed the Dolphins on Sunday, with his final numbers telling the story. The 2018 first-round pick of the Cardinals lost a preseason job battle with Fitzpatrick, but given Sunday's developments, he may not be far from getting a crack at the starting job. However, even if he does ultimately end up helming the offense, Rosen's upside figures to be significantly capped by the questionable personnel on both sides of the ball for Miami, as even the team's highly questionable defense could indirectly sabotage him by facilitating large deficits that allow the opposing team to pin its ears back against him.
Rosen will begin the season as Ryan Fitzpatrick's backup, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Both Rosen and Fitzpatrick were held out of Thursday's preseason finale, meaning coach Brian Flores made his decision based on the Dolphins first three exhibitions. Rosen fared modestly in those outings, completing 28 of 45 passes for 352 yards with no touchdowns and one interception. He'll thus have to wait for the magic to wear off Fitzpatrick before making his first regular-season appearance as a Dolphin.
Rosen is likely to play in Thursday's preseason finale against the Saints, Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com reports.
This might be taken as a hint that Rosen won't get the Week 1 start, but coach Brian Flores insists he still hasn't made a decision between the second-year pro or Ryan Fitzpatrick, per Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald. Flores may want to use Thursday as a final audition, though it sounds like Fitzpatrick -- who is battling an illness -- won't get another chance to make a case for himself. No. 3 quarterback Jake Rudock figures to get most of the playing time Thursday.
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