The Miami Dolphins have one preseason game left on Thursday and might already be preparing for their season opener in Cleveland.
The final preseason game usually doesn't feature many starters and those that do play don't stay on the field long. In Miami's case, we might not see QB Ryan Tannehill at all, if you take this Miami Herald article into consideration.
It's about the Fins having a potential edge in the AFC East division, thanks to some key injuries to the quarterbacks of the Jets and the Bills. As writer Joseph Goodman points out, Buffalo is down to its third string QB as Kevin Kolb is out and his backup E.J. Manuel is recovering from knee surgery. An undrafted rookie third stringer may start the season for the Bills.
The New York Jets are dealing with a quarterback controversy that nobody wants...Mark Sanchez was thrown into the third preseason game during the 4th quarter, with Rex Ryan taking heat for that, after Sanchez suffered a shoulder injury. Rookie QB Geno Smith has looked poor in preseason play.
On a personal note, I recently discovered Smith played for my high school alma mater, Miramar High, so I actually hope he eventually becomes a star, just not for the Jets.
The Dolphins have to cut their roster from 84 players to 75 by 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Who do you think will be cut? Let us know in the comments below.
Thursday's 5th and final preseason game is at Sunlife Stadium, against the New Orleans Saints. You can watch it on channel 34 in our area or listen to Real Radio. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.
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