Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season, Drew Brees faces an extended injury layoff, and Eli Manning has been benched. The opening weeks of the 2018/2019 NFL campaign are making a persuasive argument that the league is no country for old men. After just two rounds, no fewer than five of the league's 32 teams have been forced into changing their quarterback, either through injury, retirement or poor form.

A day after head coach Brian Flores affirmed veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Miami Dolphins reversed course and made Josh Rosen the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at the heavily favored Dallas Cowboys, according to multiple reports Thursday. The Miami Herald reported earlier Thursday that the two quarterbacks split reps in Thursday's practice, a change from previous weeks after Fitzpatrick won the preseason competition. Fitzpatrick, 36, is 25 of 50 for 274 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions -- two returned for touchdowns -- through two games.

On Sunday, the Dolphins will visit the 2-0 Dallas Cowboys for their first road test of the season, apparently with a new starting quarterback. According to multiple media reports Thursday, Josh Rosen will make his first start instead of veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, who is 25 of 50 for 274 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions through two games. The team had not confirmed the news, but head coach Brian Flores said earlier in the week he was evaluating the quarterback position.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers feel the key to beating the New York Giants is slowing down Saquon Barkley, not necessarily exploiting the inexperience of a rookie quarterback who'll be making his first NFL start when the teams meet Sunday. It all starts and ends with him,'' Bucs coach Bruce Arians said. The ''other'' guy is Eli Manning, benched this week with the Giants (0-2) off to a slow start with a sputtering offense and even worse defense.

In the race for the best record in MLB and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, the Astros lead the Yankees by one game and the Dodgers by two. In the race for the best record in the NL, the Dodgers lead the Braves by 4.5 games but Atlanta still have a shot to overtake Los Angeles. Minnesota and St Louis are in the lead in their respective divisions, but the Twins lead the Cleveland Indians by just four games and the Cardinals lead the Chicago Cubs by three.

New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur no longer will appear weekly on Mike Francesa's radio show on WFAN, the team's flagship station. Francesa, an outspoken and often controversial figure in New York, has been highly critical of general manager Dave Gettleman for using the No. 6 overall pick in April's draft on quarterback Daniel Jones, who will make his first career start on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

There are several contests on Sunday's slate that Redskins fans should be tuning into, as the result of each game affects the same in some fashion or another Here are five Week 3 games Redskins fans should care about: New York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4:05 p.m. In terms of the product on the field, this game is definitely not the best football game one can watch on Sunday. But this is a game Redskins fans should absolutely tune in for.

Ronald Acuna Jr. became the second-youngest player in baseball history to hit 40 homers in a season, Freddie Freeman also drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves clinched at least a tie for first place in the NL East with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. With eight games left in the regular season, a second straight division title seems a formality for the Braves. The Braves can officially celebrate as soon as Friday with either a victory over the San Francisco Giants or if Washington loses at Miami.

Week 3 of the 2019 Fantasy Football season is here, and our six experts have revealed who they would choose in their Yahoo Daily Fantasy lineups using a budget of $200. It seems like a few of our experts are expecting a good day for Jameis Winston in Week 3 against the New York Giants.

He has passed for 348 yards, zero touchdowns and one interception. Plenty of time remains for Trubisky and the offense to turn things around, coach Matt Nagy said. "Overall in two games, with there being a lot more negatives than positives offensively, we've done a good job at protecting the football, and that's given us a chance," Nagy said.

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