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The Splash Zone 9/8/20: Ryan Fitzpatrick Named Starting Quarterback

Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

Greg Cote: QB controversy? Hardly. Why Ryan Fitzpatrick is perfect for Tua Tagovailoa and Dolphins. John McCall/Sun Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

This news should shock everyone, as Brian Flores named Ryan Fitzpatrick the Dolphins starting quarterback. We knew all offseason long Fitzmagic was going to be the starter unless Tua Tagovailoa lit up camp. But with no preseason games and being familiar with Chan Gailey, Fitzpatrick gets the chance to start a few more game before Tua officially takes over.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day’s round-up below.

Dolphins name QB Ryan Fitzpatrick starter, Tua Tagovailoa as backup
In an expected move, the Dolphins named Ryan Fitzpatrick their starting QB, while Tua Tagovailoa will develop as his backup.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Brian Flores: Lynn Bowden has a lot to learn and that takes time - ProFootballTalk
You rarely see teams trade players the same year that they’re drafted, but that’s what happened over the weekend when the Raiders shipped third-round pick Lynn Bowden and a sixth-round pick to the Dolphins for a fourth-round pick.


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