Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the New York Jets, meaning Brock Osweiler will start for the fourth game in a row.
Tannehill, recovering from an injury in Week 5 to his throwing shoulder, was limited in practice Wednesday. He has begun throwing, but improvement in his shoulder has been unpredictable, coach Adam Gase said.
"Some days it feels a lot better," Gase said. "Some days it doesn't feel as good when he's throwing."
The Dolphins are 4-4, and 1-2 with Osweiler starting. His passer rating of 93.8 is slightly higher than Tannehill's 92.9.
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"This sport is so special, and you never know when you're going to get another opportunity," Osweiler said. "So when you do get the opportunity to play, shoot, man, I play every single play like it's my last. I'm playing as hard as I possibly can, so hopefully I never have to go back to the bench."