Beck Starting at QB

It became official after Wednesday afternoon's practice: John Beck will start at quarterback Sunday at Philadelphia. And earlier in the day, Ricky Williams was reinstated by the NFL.

The NFL released a statement on Wednesday regarding Williams, and it read: "Ricky Williams was notified this morning by Commissioner Goodell that he has been reinstated as an NFL player. Williams can begin attending team meetings and practicing immediately, but will not be eligible to play in games until Week 12 when the Dolphins play at Pittsburgh (Monday night, November 26). The Dolphins will receive a roster exemption for Williams for up to two weeks when he begins practicing, starting no later than Monday."

The next question regarding Williams, of course, centers around the team's plans. Coach Cam Cameron has refused to comment all along about Williams, saying he wanted to wait until the league made a decision.

Cameron said Wednesday he would wait until meeting with Williams face-to-fact before commenting on the running back's future with the team.

As for the quarterback situation, Cameron said his final decision was made on Wednesday morning.

Cleo Lemon has started the last four games after replacing Trent Green early in the Oct. 7 game at Houston. For the season, Lemon has a 69.4 passer rating, based on three touchdowns, four interceptions and a mediocre 5.6-yard average per attempt.


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