Sources confirmed to ESPN that the Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (Ryan Fitzpatrick) tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Sunday’s game against Buffalo Bills.
The source told ESPN that the Dolphins and the National Football League have conducted preliminary contact tracing, and no high-risk close contact has been identified until Thursday afternoon, but the process will continue. Fitzpatrick did enough practice on Wednesday and was not included in the injury report, but he did not practice on Thursday afternoon, which shows that the COVID-19 positive test is the most recent accident.
Rookie Tua Tagovailoa is the starting quarterback for the Dolphins, but Fitzpatrick was called up twice in the fourth quarter, playing the coach Brian Flores, not “the ninth game eased By”
The Dolphins signed Jake Rudock on the 53-man roster on Thursday, and he is expected to be Tagovailoa’s Sunday substitute. Tagovailoa, Rudock and practice quarterback Reid Sinnett practiced on Thursday.
NFL Network first reported on Fitzpatrick’s positive test.
The Dolphins will beat Bill to win the playoffs. They can still lose the playoffs, but they need to be from the Cleveland Browns (against the starters Stiles), the Indianapolis Colts (against the Jaguars) or the Baltimore Ravens (against the Bengals) In the loss. Bill won the AFC Eastern Championship, but can win the No. 2 or No. 3 seed based on the results in Week 17.
The 38-year-old Fitzpatrick has a 4-3 starting record this season, hitting 2,091 yards with 13 touchdowns and 8 catches.