The Miami Dolphins Starting Quarterback has been named
The Miami Dolphins starting quarterback for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills has been revealed. The Dolphins Tua Taovailoa status for the Wild Card round was up in the air until Wednesday when head coach Mike McDaniel ruled him out. Tua has had multiple concussions this season.
Backup quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has been dealing with a finger injury as well. It was unclear earlier in the week if he could play against the Bills. According to Ian Rapoport with the NFL Network, the Dolphins have made a decision. McDaniel named Skylar Thompson to be the starting quarterback against the Bills Sunday.
Important health updates:
— #Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel tells reporters that QB Skylar Thompson is the starter vs. the #Bills.
— #Chargers WR Mike Williams (back) has been ruled out vs. the #Jaguars and won't travel.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 13, 2023
Thompson, a rookie drafted by the Dolphins in the seventh round, has played in seven games for the Dolphins this season. The Kansas State product has started in two games. Thompson has thrown one touchdown to three interceptions in that span. His completion percentage is 57.1 and he has 534 yards passing. Thompson will face a tough challenge in the Bills defense Sunday.
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