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Is Josh Rosen Ready to Assume the #1 QB Spot at Dolphins Camp?

Josh Rosen “might be the Dolphins QB1” when the team returns to practice on Monday according to Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald.

Rosen shined during Saturday’s intra-squad scrimmage, making what Beasley deemed as “remarkable throws,” while Ryan Fitzpatrick fared poorly, committing two interceptions while nearly throwing a third on an errant pass he forced into double coverage.

The veteran had been leading the quarterback competition all season but Beasley believes Saturday may have changed head coach Brian Flores’ mind. “Better footwork, better mechanics in the pocket, better decision-making” said Flores.

And Miami’s longterm future will likely be brighter as soon as Flores changes his mind.

The rookie head coach has claimed all spring and summer that the starting quarterback decision will be made strictly on merit but little would be accomplished by starting Fitzmagic on a rebuilding team expected to miss the playoffs regardless of who is under center.

The Dolphins have to thoroughly evaluate Rosen, the No.10-overall pick in last year’s draft, before the stacked QB draft coming up in 2020-and the only real way to do so is to start the 22-year-oldRosen all season. The QB imploded in 13 starts as a rookie last season in Arizona but was set up to fail with little surrounding talent and a terrible coaching staff.

The change of scenery from Arizona to Miami seems to have done him some good.

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8 Responses to “Is Josh Rosen Ready to Assume the #1 QB Spot at Dolphins Camp?”

  1. Boogie says:

    The Dolphins need so many pieces for next season. Finally good football people in office!

  2. Cranjis says:

    Wait, did you photoshop Rosen’s face on to a Ryan Tannehill pic?

  3. dustin says:

    lol yeah, rosen’s number is #3, that jersey has a 7 on it for tannehill’s #17. I thought it looked a little funny, good eye.

  4. Justin says:

    We have a crappy line I would hate to have him lose confidence in himself if he is on his back alot

  5. Rex says:

    Dumb…hate all these comments about Rosen should start to see what he has. You can see the same if you let him learn the system and let everyone else get used to it and start him after the bye. Plenty of time to evaluate him.

  6. Manny manny says:

    So you saying the oline will be better after the bye week ? … we ain’t winning nothing these year let him prove himself the entire season instead of just 8 or 7 weeks … beside if he sticks we know what we have to do if he balls out or plays decent then we can go different route

  7. Russ says:

    Personally I would rather see Fitz start the season, with Rosen in the wings watching from the sideline as this offensive scheme is developed and played on the field. Watch a couple of games, seeing the playmakers, and learning their strengths and weaknesses will do him good. And then starting him for the final 10-12 games will still give plenty of time for him to show his abilities.
    I have a feeling over this year you are going to see two or three times that QB changes will be made and even more that the fans will be screaming for.

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