Delhomme will be the starter on Sunday

"I just ready to learn and practice as hard as I can and get this team in a place to win on Sunday angst Tampa Bay. Last week I prepared as if I was the starter, this week I am and now I will just get more reps in practice," said Delhomme.

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Head coach John Fox has decided to start Jake Delhomme over Rodney Peete for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.

"There was no question that Jake came in and sparked our offense. It is never an easy decision. I thought Rodney was a little bit of a victim of circumstance. He had a couple of drops and a couple of breakdowns in protection," said Fox. "Rodney, even at the change yesterday, handled it like a real professional. I have the utmost respect for him. He was over on the sideline working with Jake and helping Jake. I expect more of the same as we get prepared for Tampa Bay."

Fox said that he did consider starting Delhomme after the per-season but went with Peete.

"I thought we had good production at the position. I felt very comfortable with the growth of all three quarterbacks. There wasn't a huge gap between one and three," said Fox.

Delhomme is looking forward to leading this team on Sunday.

"I just ready to learn and practice as hard as I can and get this team in a place to win on Sunday angst Tampa Bay. Last week I prepared as if I was the starter, this week I am and now I will just get more reps in practice," said Delhomme.


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