Tyler Thigpen Plays For Miami After 1st and 2nd String QBs Injured During Game
Quarterbacks Chad Henne #7, Tyler Thigpen #16 and Pat White #6 of the Miami Dolphins stretch during pre-game as Henne prepares to make his first start against the Buffalo Bills at Land Shark Stadium on October 4, 2009 in Miami, Florida. (Getty Images)more pics »Tyler Thigpen finished out the Miami Dolphins game today against the Steelers, as both first and second string quarterbacks for the team were injured in earlier play during the game. First string QB Chad Henne went down during the first quarter after an eye injury, and Pat White got into a gnarly head-to-head collision, according to the Sun-Sentinal.com.
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White was taken off the field by stretcher 10 minutes after the brutal crash between him and Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor. He is said to be doing okay, and wiggled his fingers before being taken off the field.
Thigpen, the third string QB, ended up throwing an interception late in the game, costing his team the win. He was traded to the Dolphins from Kansas City in late September. The score was 30-24 today.