Earlier this week, it was reported that the Miami Dolphins had been fielding commerce inquiries for quarterback Josh Rosen. One has to marvel how a lot fact there was to that report, for the reason that Dolphins launched the previous No. 10 total decide forward of the 53-man roster deadline. Rosen has not had a good probability to start out his NFL profession, as he was part of the abysmal Arizona Cardinals franchise in 2018 after which the 5-11 Dolphins in 2019. The previous UCLA star has potential, and a longtime crew may look to select him up and groom him in order that he has an opportunity to at some point changing into a beginning quarterback within the league.

Rosen appeared in eight video games final season, finishing 58 of 109 move makes an attempt for 567 yards, one landing and 5 interceptions. When acquired from Arizona, Miami seemingly had the hope that be would develop right into a long-time starter. As a substitute, Rosen spent the 12 months battling with veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, and the crew elected to make use of the No. 5 total choice within the 2020 NFL Draft on former Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Now that Rosen is a free agent, he is ready to signal with any crew that comes calling. There’s positive to be some curiosity — or a minimum of a couple of groups that wish to see what he is like in a exercise. Let’s check out 5 potential groups that might take a shot on Rosen.

It is fairly wild to contemplate that Sean McVay is heralded as an offensive genius however has arguably only one dependable quarterback on his roster. If Jared Goff was to go down with harm, the person behind him is John Wolford. The 24-year-old has by no means tried a regular-season move within the NFL, although he was profitable with the Arizona Hotshots within the AAF — throwing for 1,617 yards and 14 touchdowns to only seven interceptions in eight video games. He is spent just one season on the Rams’ follow squad and is on a reserve/futures deal. Rosen is likely to be an automated improve for the Rams as a backup quarterback. Plus, there are those that marvel if the crew’s future beneath heart is in query, as Goff regressed in an enormous approach after making it to the Tremendous Bowl the earlier season.

“Rosen could possibly be picked up on waivers at this time, and one potential touchdown spot is the Los Angeles Rams,” ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler mentioned Sunday morning on SportsCenter. “He’s from Los Angeles, they usually want backup quarterback assist. It is a man that is very gifted, so (offensive-minded head coach) Sean McVay may assist revive his profession.”

The Titans went out and signed Trevor Siemian a few weeks in the past, however that did not final lengthy as he was launched on Saturday. Logan Woodside is now the lone Tennessee quarterback behind Ryan Tannehill. Woodside has spent a few years on the follow squad for the Titans and located some success within the short-lived Alliance of American Soccer with the San Antonio Commanders, however just like the Rams, Rosen could show to be an prompt improve at backup quarterback. The Titans locked down Tannehill for 4 extra years, however on the identical time, he isn’t precisely a younger man at 32. Rosen could possibly be a primary candidate to return in and study beneath a real professional till his time comes. 

On lower day, the Jaguars made a stunning transfer by releasing each of their veteran backup quarterbacks in Mike Glennon and Joshua Dobbs. They seem set to maneuver ahead with their final two sixth-round picks in Gardner Minshew and Jake Luton at quarterback. The truth that they launched two veterans makes it doable that they’re out there for Rosen — particularly contemplating that their quarterback state of affairs will not be firmly established. This most likely would not be the very best state of affairs for Rosen if he needs to keep away from horrible groups for a change, however the Jaguars do stay a chance. 

Are the Vikings going to stay with Sean Mannion as Kirk Cousins’ backup once more in 2020? He did not impress in his one begin final 12 months, as within the regular-season finale towards the Chicago Bears, Mannion accomplished 12 of 21 passes for 126 yards and two interceptions. The Vikings misplaced, 21-19. Jake Browning and Nate Stanley did not make it by way of lower day, so Rosen could possibly be an intriguing possibility if the Vikings wish to improve behind Cousins. It additionally seems Cousins lastly got here into his personal because the beginning quarterback of the Vikings final 12 months, and the veteran may assist Rosen develop and discover his approach on this league. 

The Buccaneers saved three quarterbacks in Tom Brady, Blaine Gabbert and Ryan Griffin, they usually may find yourself swapping one out for Rosen. If there’s a quarterback that may assist a younger prospect attain his full potential, it needs to be Brady, proper? Plus, we do not know what number of extra seasons Brady has within the NFL, and Bruce Arians wants to start out desirous about his subsequent transfer now. This might be a super touchdown spot for each the Buccaneers and Rosen. 


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