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Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Brian Flores said he expects Ryan Fitzpatrick to start the third preseason game next week vs. Jaguars. That is typically the closest one to a regular season game.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Wanted to see more out of Josh Rosen in his starting opportunity tonight to surpass Ryan Fitzpatrick. His day was OK. But fortunately for him, Fitz didn't do anything to separate. Battle should still be open as we head into third preseason game.

Rosen throws for 102 yards in Dolphins' loss (0:58)

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Preston Williams has been the story of Dolphins training camp, but Sam Eguaveon has been a close No.2. He just forced a fumble there and has consistently looked good. Eguaveon spent the last three years in the CFL and now he's in position to not only make the team but start.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Great opportunity for Josh Rosen to make a major statement in Dolphins QB battle. Ryan Fitzpatrick has been the leader in the clubhouse all spring and summer. Brian Flores says final decision hasn't been made yet. Rosen's chance is tonight.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Josh Rosen getting the start tonight for Miami.

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DB Fitzpatrick adjusting as Fins move him around

Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick said his mom wasn't wrong when she replied to a tweet about his struggles by saying "maybe it's because he is not a" strong safety.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Kenyan Drake told me he's dealing with a foot injury that has him in a walking boot. It will force him to miss some time but it's "nothing crazy." He doesn't think it will derail his season. "I'll be back," he said. Brian Flores said he believes Drake will be OK and the team's hope is that he won't miss any regular season time. But no guarantee for that.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Josh Rosen ran with the starters got just about all of practice Wednesday. His first full day getting true starter burn of training camp and second time with the ones this week. Kalen Ballage and Preston Williams in with the 1s too with Kenyan Drake and DeVante Parker out. Rosen hasn't exactly maximized this opportunity with a few overthrows and miscommunications, but it's clear that he's trying to improve his body language — something Brian Flores said was an issue. He threw the wrong route missing an open Kenny Stills, who pulled him aside for a chat. Rosen tapped his chest to signal his mistake.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

DeVante Parker isn't practicing today. He's here on the sideline moving around OK. But there's an opportunity for Preston Williams to get a big load with the starters against Bucs D in practice. He's had a phenomenal camp so this will be a good measuring stick.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Just saw Kenyan Drake in a walking boot out here in Tampa to start practice. He left practice early yesterday due to injury. Not sure the severity yet but gear up for more Kalen Ballage at least through the preseason.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Xavien Howard grabbed two INTs today off Jameis Winston while covering Mike Evans. On his second interception, he took it back to the crib while pointing back to Winston and the rest of the offense. No doubt that Howard is the Dolphins best player and he still has plenty more to prove even after the big contract this offseason.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Brian Flores said his plan is to have Ryan Fitzpatrick start their second preseason game against the Bucs like he did in the first one. That's subject to change, but it appears Fitzpatrick is still the leader in Dolphins QB battle. One reason why: intangibles, which Fitzpatrick credits for keeping him in the league this long. An example is that Josh Rosen called Fitzpatrick one of the best mentors he ever had and mentioned he's been extremely selfless in midst of a tight QB battle.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Josh Rosen got his first significant reps with the starters since training camp began today. He had a few highlight deep bombs to Preston Williams and DeVante Parker during joint practices with the Bucs. After practice, Brian Flores said Rosen practiced just OK today. He mentioned that Rosen needs to be better with communication, body language and getting players in and out of the huddle. Rosen acknowledged that he's working on those things.

Graziano: Best value for NFL teams is good QBs on rookie deals (1:13)

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins waived/injured DE Jonathan Woodard, who had a decent chance to make their 53-man roster as a reserve EDGE player. Miami signed former Chiefs LB Terrance Smith to fill Woodard's roster spot.

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Ross' nonprofit 'empathizes' with Stills' criticism

RISE CEO Diahann Billings-Burford acknowledged the potential massive hit to the organization's credibility with black athletes after it was revealed RISE's founder, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, plans to host a fundraiser for President Donald Trump.

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