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The Splash Zone 1/1/21: Ryan Fitzpatrick Tests Positive For Covid-19

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.

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Ryan Fitzpatrick will not be able to come in for relief if Tua Tagovailoa struggles against the Buffalo Bills. Fitzpatrick tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the game this Sunday. Jake Ruddock and Reid Sinnett will be the backups and hopefully we don’t have to see either of them under center at any time during this game. The Dolphins must win this next game to ensure they are in the playoffs. Even if they lose there are still a couple of scenarios where they get in.

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

Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick out vs. Bills after testing positive for COVID-19
The Dolphins will be without their closer this weekend. Miami QB Ryan Fitzpatrick tested positive for COVID-19 and is out for Sunday’s game against the Bills, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and Ian Rapoport report.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Biggest competition for Miami Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa? Himself - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The rookie QB isn't going up against the veteran gunslinger who has spelled him twice during games. Instead, Tua Tagovailoa has to focus on his game.


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