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Tyler Thigpen will get his chance in Week 11 when Miami hosts Chicago.
Depending on how he performs, he might end up being the Dolphins' starter for the remainder of the season.
After being anointed as quarterback of the future, Chad Henne was benched in Week 10 and replaced by veteran Chad Pennington.
Pennington didn't even make it through the first quarter before suffering a shoulder injury that could end his career.
Henne came into the game but suffered what looked to be a serious knee injury.
That left Thigpen as the last man standing, and he responded.
While leading Miami to a win over Tennessee, Thigpen showed off a strong arm and excellent mobility.
He spent several seasons in Kansas City, where he demonstrated flashes of talent but struggled with consistency.
With only three days between games, the Dolphins have no choice but to start Thigpen Thursday and hope for the best.
Henne is expected to be available to return this season, but he sat out practice Wednesday and isn't likely to be active against the Bears.