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2017 Schedule
4-6, 3rd in AFC East
Photo by Doug Murray/Icon Sportswire
1hJames Walker

Dolphins QB Cutler (concussion) out vs. Pats

Dolphins starting quarterback Jay Cutler is ruled out of Sunday's game against the Patriots with a concussion, coach Adam Gase said Friday. Cutler remains in the concussion protocol following a hit he took last week against the Buccaneers.

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Dolphins backup QB Matt Moore will get his second start of the season Sunday against the Patriots.

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Dolphins HC Adam Gase said QB Jay Cutler (concussion protocol) is out for Sunday's game against the Patriots.

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Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh is not present at the start of practice.

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Dolphins QB Jay Cutler is practicing today in some capacity. However, he remains in concussion protocol.

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Dolphins LT Laremy Tunsil (illness) is practicing today. Good sign for Miami.

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FPI gives New England heavy advantage vs. Miami

No team has a better chance of getting a victory this weekend than the Patriots, who have won their last eight home contests against the Dolphins. Tom Brady has won 20 games vs. Miami -- the most of any quarterback.

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Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh said his goal this week is to make Patriots QB Tom Brady uncomfortable, "touch and hit him as much as i can."

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Dolphins G Jermon Bushrod and QB Jay Cutler (concussion protocol) also not at practice.

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Dolphins LT Laremy Tunsil (illness) is not at practice today.

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Dolphins OC Clyde Christensen said the team is trying everything to fix penalties. He said last week's season-high 17 flags was just "bad ball."

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Dolphins DC Matt Burke: "There is nothing easy about going against Tom Brady."

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Dolphins DC Matt Burke said MLB Chase Allen did a good job in a tough spot. Options will depend on matchup.

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Dolphins HC Adam Gase said there will be a point this week when they make a decision on the starting QB. But Gase isn't sure when that is.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins QB Jay Cutler remains in concussion protocol Wednesday. Backup Matt Moore will get first-team reps in practice.

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Dolphins special teams coach Darren Rizzi said it's important for his group to "set the table" this week against the Patriots. Miami is 16-point underdogs.

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The Dolphins promoted LB Neville Hewitt from their practice squad, the team announced. Miami needs LB depth following Rey Maualuga's arrest and subsequent release.

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Time for Dolphins to focus on draft?

Four consecutive losses have all but derailed the playoff hopes for the Dolphins, who FPI projects to have just a 2 percent chance of qualifying for the postseason. But landing a top-10 pick appears to be slightly better than a coin-flip proposition for Miami.

Team Stats

Passing Yards211.919th
Rushing Yards80.428th
Points For15.730th
Points Against25.4Tied-26th