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 Thigpen steps in as Miami Dolphins' starting quarterback 
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By Ben Volin Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Updated: 1:48 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 2010

Posted: 9:34 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010

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MIAMI GARDENS — Linebacker Karlos Dansby didn't see a No. 3 quarterback this week as he watched Tyler Thigpen prepare for his first start since 2008.

"He was ready, man. He was ready for his opportunity," Dansby said. "He plays with a lot of passion, and he was really confident in what he can do on the field."

But it didn't translate from the practice field to the game field - the Dolphins' offense struggled mightily Thursday night in their 16-0 loss to Chicago.

The Dolphins had several season lows under Thigpen, who started only because Chad Henne (knee) and Chad Pennington (shoulder) were hurt Sunday against Tennessee.

The Dolphins on Thursday night gained just 187 total yards, were 1 for 11 on third-down conversions and made just 10 first downs. Their time of possession was only 22:09, their second-lowest of the year, and they were shut out at home for the first time in exactly nine years, when they were blanked 24-0 by the Jets on Nov. 18, 2001.

Thigpen, who completed 17 of 29 passes for 187 yards, one interception and a 63.4 passer rating, said the Dolphins hurt themselves on offense more than the Bears did anything special on defense.

"I don't think they did anything defensively that we didn't expect," Thigpen said. "We've got to handle our business out there."

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