Lawrence Timmons

Dolphins' Jay Cutler likely to miss game with cracked ribs

Matt Moore will start by default this week for the Miami Dolphins, leaving their simmering quarterback controversy on hold.

Jay Cutler suffered multiple cracked ribs in Miami's latest win and is unlikely to be available Thursday at Baltimore, coach Adam Gase said Monday.

Moore came off the bench in the second half Sunday to replace Cutler and lead a 31-28 comeback victory against the New York Jets.

Gase declined to say whether Cutler remains the No. 1 quarterback and will return to the lineup when healthy.

"You're getting way ahead of me," Gase said. "With this quick turnaround, I'm really focused on this week.

"When we get through...