After being signed to the observe squad on Wednesday, veteran quarterback Mike Glennon is one step nearer to doubtlessly enjoying for the Miami Dolphins with their season on the road towards the New York Jets on Sunday.
The Dolphins introduced Saturday that they elevated Glennon, together with outdoors linebacker Brennan Scarlett, from the observe squad to the game-day roster for Sunday’s 1 p.m. Week 18 kickoff towards the Jets at Hard Rock Stadium.
Miami (8-8) wants a win towards New York (7-9) and a New England Patriots loss to the Buffalo Bills in one other 1 p.m. kickoff from Orchard Park, N.Y. so as to qualify for the AFC playoffs because the No. 7 seed.
Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel introduced Friday that rookie quarterback Skylar Thompson will begin towards the Jets with starter Tua Tagovailoa nonetheless in concussion protocol and his backup, Teddy Bridgewater, nursing a dislocated proper pinky finger on his throwing hand.
McDaniel stated Friday he’s hopeful Bridgewater, who’s formally listed as questionable, can be accessible for backup duties if Thompson will get harm. If Bridgewater can’t play, Glennon can be Thompson’s main backup within the Dolphins’ win-or-go-home situation. It’s potential Bridgewater is offered Sunday and McDaniel desires to maintain three quarterbacks energetic within the pivotal recreation, particularly with emergency quarterback, vast receiver and punt returner Cedrick Wilson Jr., uncertain to play with a hip harm.
Glennon, a North Carolina State alum, is 5-26 in 31 profession begins. He’s in his tenth NFL season after spending time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2013-16), Chicago Bears (2017), Arizona Cardinals (2018), Oakland Raiders (2019), Jacksonville Jaguars (2020) and New York Giants (2021). Last 12 months with the Giants, he performed towards the Dolphins and misplaced a December recreation at Hard Rock Stadium. He has thrown 47 touchdowns and 35 interceptions in his profession.
Scarlett’s elevation comes with fellow outdoors linebacker Bradley Chubb questionable resulting from hand and ankle accidents. McDaniel stated he’s optimistic Chubb and cornerback Xavien Howard (knee) will be capable of play Sunday.
When Chubb was inactive final Sunday, in a loss to the Patriots, Scarlett didn’t play defensive snaps however noticed 14 snaps on particular groups, which means he could possibly be utilized in the identical roles with that unit.
The Dolphins didn’t elevate an offensive lineman, however even when tackles Terron Armstead (toe/pectoral/knee/hip) and Kendall Lamm (ankle) are inactive, Miami continues to be set to hold eight energetic offensive linemen on Sunday with three tackles — Brandon Shell, Greg Little and Geron Christian, who was simply claimed off waivers from the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday.