Tua Tagovailoa RUMORS & NEWS

  • DeVonta Smith on Tua Tagovailoa: We’ve talked about running it back

    Yahoo! Sports "Eat your hearts out, Miami Dolphins fans. Dolphins fans everywhere have been eagerly chomping at the bit to see the team make investments into the team’s wide receiver room that would include the 2020 Heisman Trophy winner, Alabama’s DeVonta Smith. This wouldn’t just be any..." January 26

  • Dolphins’ new QB coach has Tua Tagovailoa connection

    Larry Brown Sports "It seems the Miami Dolphins may have had Tua Tagovailoa very much in mind when hiring their new quarterbacks coach. Multiple reports Saturday indicated that the Dolphins will hire Central Michigan offensive coordinator Charlie Frye as their new quarterbacks coach. Frye, a former..." January 23

  • Texans ‘Not High’ On Tua Tagovailoa In Potential Blockbuster Trade For Deshaun Watson

    The Spun "If the Texans are going to trade one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL in Deshaun Watson, they’ll need to find a worthy replacement. Well, it appears we can cross one option off the board. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans are not very high on..." January 21

  • Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores reaffirms support for Tua Tagovailoa

    ESPN "The Miami Dolphins' quarterback situation has been at the center of the news cycle early in the offseason, but when asked about it Thursday, coach Brian Flores reaffirmed his support for Tua Tagovailoa and expressed excitement for his development going into Year..." January 14

  • Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa savagely smeared by anonymous teammates

    Clutch Points "Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa just concluded his rookie campaign in the league. While he managed to find success by being instated as the team’s starting quarterback moving forward, his teammates had a different opinion regarding his skillsets and his potential as their..." January 13

  • Dolphins GM commits to Tua Tagovailoa : 'He's our starting QB'

    The Score "Despite an unconvincing rookie season, the Miami Dolphins are committing to Tua Tagovailoa as their starting quarterback. "I'm very happy with Tua," general manager Chris Grier told reporters Tuesday, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami..." January 05

  • No. 3 pick will reveal how committed Dolphins are to Tua Tagovailoa

    ESPN "Shortly after the Miami Dolphins' season ended with a deflating thud after a 56-26 loss to the Buffalo Bills, there was a faint rainbow of good news 1,500 miles away. The Tennessee Titans' last-second win against the Houston Texans meant..." January 05

  • Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa needs to prove himself by getting playoff-clinching victory

    USA Today "Congrats, NFL. Although COVID-19 threats persist, you’ve hobbled to Week 17 with the schedule's timeline intact. Whew! Thus, items of interest heading into the final day of the regular season... Pressure’s on: Tua Tagovailoa. It’s Tua’s time..." January 02

  • Mike Lombardi: “What The F–k” Is So Elite About Tua Tagovailoa As A QB

    Total Pro Sports "Tua Tagovailoa hasn’t exactly been spectacular in his rookie campaign with the Miami Dolphins. In fact, head coach Brian Flores chose to bench Tagovailoa to give his team a chance to win against the Las Vegas Raiders just last week. Former NFL general manager Mike Lombardi..." January 01

  • Tua Tagovailoa: No added pressure this week

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins head coach Brian Flores made the decision to pull quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in the second half of last Saturday’s game against the Raiders and the move to Ryan Fitzpatrick paid off with a last second victory. The win put the Dolphins in position to..." December 31

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick tests positive for COVID-19

    Pro Football Talk "If the Dolphins are going to the playoffs, they need Tua Tagovailoa to lead them there. That’s because Ryan Fitzpatrick, the quarterback who has shared time with Tagovailoa this season, has tested positive for COVID-19, NFL Network..." December 31

  • Why the Dolphins should stick with Ryan Fitzpatrick over Tua Tagovailoa

    CBS Sports "Brian Flores wasted no time declaring Tua Tagovailoa his starting quarterback following Saturday's important win over the Las Vegas Raiders, in which Tagovailoa's benching injected life into the Miami Dolphins, marking the start of the team's comeback...." December 29

  • Tua Tagovailoa to remain starter despite Ryan Fitzpatrick's clutch play

    The Score "The Miami Dolphins plan to keep Tua Tagovailoa as their starter at quarterback despite Ryan Fitzpatrick's excellent relief appearance in Saturday's 26-25 comeback win over the Las Vegas Raiders. "Tua is the starter," head coach Brian Flores..." December 27

  • Tua Tagovailoa benched amid struggles during close game

    Yardbarker "Brian Flores continued his trend of benching Tua Tagovailoa when he feels he’s not getting enough out of his quarterback. Tagovailoa was benched during the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Miami Dolphins game against the Raiders in Las Vegas. The Dolphins were trailing 16-13..." December 27

  • The surprising person taking the blame for Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa’s one terrible game

    Clutch Points "Tua Tagovailoa has looked more and more comfortable as the starter for the Miami Dolphins—aside from one game against the Denver Broncos. Despite Tagovailoa’s struggles versus the Broncos, Chan Gailey accepted the blame for the rookie’s shortcomings in that..." December 22

  • Tua Tagovailoa draws more compliments than you can count from Bill Belichick

    Clutch Points "New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick only had good words to say for Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa heading to their first matchup in Week 15 proceedings. The multi-titled tactician also praised the rookie as he has already shown flashes of potential to emerge..." December 19

  • Brian Flores: Patriots will be “very good challenge” for Tua Tagovailoa

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots head coach Bill Belichick moved to 21-5 when facing rookie quarterbacks since the start of the 2000 season when the Patriots beat the Chargers earlier this season. Some of those wins came with Dolphins head coach Brian Flores on the New England defensive coaching staff, so he..." December 16

  • Patrick Mahomes praises Tua Tagovailoa’s poise when falling behind

    Yahoo! Sports "As Dolphins coach Brian Flores has said, Sunday’s game against the Patriots will be a “very good challenge” for rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. If that challenge results in the Patriots opening up a big lead, don’t expect Tua to freak..." December 16

  • Tua Tagovailoa Has a Chance to Do What Justin Herbert Could Not

    The Big Lead "The early consensus on the rookie quarterbacks selected in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft is fairly straightforward. Joe Burrow proved he was well worthy of the top overall selection before tearing his ACL in Week 11. Justin Herbert unexpectedly took over for Tyrod..." December 16

  • Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins need more weapons to take next step

    USA Today "On the first series, Tua Tagovailoa threw a third-down pass to Jakeem Grant. And he dropped it.  This is not to suggest this is exclusively a Jakeem Grant problem. In the second quarter, Tagovailoa threw a long pass over the middle for Grant. Perhaps the throw..." December 13

  • Tua Tagovailoa sheds thumb support, though he remains limited in practice

    Palm Beach Post "On the day Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa shed the tape on his injured throwing hand, he offered reporters a glimpse into his behind-the-scenes, cheerful personality. Rookie offensive lineman Robert Hunt was doing a Zoom media session with..." December 10

  • Patrick Mahomes: Tua Tagovailoa’s veteran mindset is special at this time in his career

    The Spun "Week 14 will see the Miami Dolphins host the Kansas City Chiefs, which means we get to see the first-ever meeting between Patrick Mahomes and Tua Tagovailoa. Heading into their game, the Chiefs quarterback spoke about his Dolphins counterpart. Naturally, he had only glowing things to..." December 10

  • Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa expected to start vs. Bengals

    The Score "Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is expected to return to the lineup and start Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports. The rookie passer has been dealing with a thumb injury that sidelined him for Week 12...." December 06

  • Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa’s latest injury update brings reason for optimism

    Clutch Points "Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is finally taking steps in the right direction with regards to his recent thumb injury. There is still no finality on his playing status for their upcoming tilt against the Cincinnati Bengals but there is growing optimism that he might..." December 05

  • Miami Dolphins expected to activate Tua Tagovailoa; RB Myles Gaskin returns

    ESPN "The Miami Dolphins did not activate practice squad quarterback Reid Sinnett to the 53-man roster Saturday, meaning Tua Tagovailoa is expected to be active and eligible to play Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. Tagovailoa has been limited in..." December 05

  • 5 NFL rookies who need to step up as postseason draws near

    USA Today "It's crunch time. NFL teams across the league are starting to mount their final pushes  for the postseason. And while each team's stars will be the focal point in making sure that happens, how a team's supporting cast fares often is what can elevate a team from a..." December 05

  • Dolphins will decide on Sunday whether Tua Tagovailoa or Ryan Fitzpatrick starts

    Draftkings Nation "Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is practicing on Wednesday, despite wearing black tape around his left wrist and thumb because of a thumb injury, per Josh Tolentino of The Athletic. Tagovailoa initially suffered the injury in practice last week, which led to..." December 03

  • Brian Flores: We’ll have to see how much Tua Tagovailoa can practice

    The Spun "Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa missed Sunday’s game with an injured left thumb. The team still doesn’t know the rookie’s status for this weekend. This morning, Miami head coach Brian Flores addressed Tua’s status with the local media. He sounds..." December 02

  • Tua Tagovailoa Limited In Dolphins Practice

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins head coach Brian Flores said before Wednesday’s practice that he didn’t know whether quarterback Tua Tagovailoa would be a full participant in the workout and the release of the team’s injury report later in the day provided an answer to that..." December 02

  • Brian Flores: Tua Tagovailoa taking it one day at a time

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa didn’t play in Sunday’s win over the Jets and it’s unclear if he’ll be available for the Week 13 matchup against the Bengals. “We’ll see how it goes,” head coach Brian Flores said Monday, via..." November 30

  • Brian Flores: If Tua Tagovailoa’s healthy, he’s the starter

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins won with Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback on Sunday, but there’s no question of who they consider their No. 1 quarterback moving forward. Head coach Brian Flores didn’t hesitate when asked who will start against the Bengals next week if Tua..." November 29

  • Tua Tagovailoa’s thumb injury means Ryan Fitzpatrick is starting vs. Jets

    Clutch Points "Tua Tagovailoa is dealing with a thumb injury, meaning the Miami Dolphins will be going back to Ryan Fitzpatrick under center against the New York Jets. This news comes via the NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo:   During last week’s..." November 29

  • Tua Tagovailoa Downgraded to Doubtful

    SI "There was a development involving quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on Saturday, and it wasn't good news for the Miami Dolphins rookie first-round pick. The Dolphins updated their officially injury report for their game against the New York Jets on Sunday and changed Tagovailoa's..." November 28

  • Tua Tagovailoa questionable ahead of Week 12 due to thumb injury

    The Score "Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is questionable to play Sunday against the New York Jets, head coach Brian Flores announced Friday, according to Cameron Wolfe of ESPN. " November 27

  • Dolphins are not too worried about Tua Tagovailoa’s thumb

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa landed on Wednesday’s injury report, but there doesn’t appear to be much concern about his status for Sunday. Tagovailoa jammed his left thumb on a helmet during practice and any injury to a quarterback’s..." November 26

  • Tua Tagovailoa Jammed Left (Throwing) Thumb In Practice

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa did not show up on the injury report Wednesday for any kind of injury from the six sacks he took Sunday. Instead, Tagovailoa was on the injury report with a thumb injury. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports Tagovailoa..." November 25

  • Brian Flores Should Have Just Lied About Reason For Pulling Tua Tagovailoa

    The Big Lead "Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores made headlines on Sunday when he pulled rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa from the team's game against the Denver Broncos. Most assumed Tagovailoa had been injured, but after the game Flores said he wasn't hurt and was benched for..." November 23

  • Brian Flores: I expect Tua Tagovailoa to bounce back

    SI "A little less than 24 hours after benching him, Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores reaffirmed his support and confidence in rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Flores, though, wasn't necessarily sure there was a lesson that Tagovailoa needed to take away after being replaced by..." November 23

  • Brian Flores says Tua Tagovailoa benched for performance, will start for Dolphins next week

    NFL.com "A floundering Miami Dolphins offense turned to its bearded veteran quarterback in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos. Ryan Fitzpatrick replaced Tua Tagovailoa as Miami trailed 20-10, and nearly led the Dolphins to a late-game comeback. The Broncos ultimately..." November 23

  • Tua Tagovailoa on benching: Whatever’s best for the team

    Yahoo! Sports "The Dolphins saw their five-game winning streak come to an end in Denver on Sunday and the focus of the postgame discussion for Miami was head coach Brian Flores’ decision to bench quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Flores pulled the first-round pick and turned to former..." November 23

  • Tua Tagovailoa Benched For Poor Play, Ryan Fitzpatrick Comes In

    Total Pro Sports "Tua Tagovailoa is in the dog house, it appears. The Miami Dolphins rookie QB was benched for poor play on Sunday. Ryan Fitzpatrick came in to replace him. " November 22

  • Jalen Hurts Deserves Tua Tagovailoa/Taysom Hill Treatment

    The Big Lead "Over the last few weeks, Tua Tagovailoa and Taysom Hill have earned opportunities to start at quarterback for the Dolphins and Saints respectively because, in part, those franchises wanted to see if each player was qualified to be a starting quarterback in the NFL long term. It is..." November 22

  • Chan Gailey raves about Tua Tagovailoa's work ethic

    The Sports Daily "Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has taken the NFL world by storm, having started three games, winning all three of them. In fact, the Alabama product has thrown five touchdown passes, with no interceptions — even though he got away with a few tossed into traffic in..." November 21

  • Tua Tagovailoa Lands On Injury Report With Foot Injury

    Pro Football Talk "he hip is fine. However, Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has his first NFL injury. After his third start, the rookie first-rounder has landed on the injury report with a foot problem. He nevertheless fully participated in practice on Wednesday, in advance of..." November 18

  • Tua Tagovailoa aims to be first rookie QB since Ben Roethlisberger to win first 4 starts

    Pro Football Talk "If the Dolphins beat the Broncos on Sunday, Tua Tagovailoa will join Ben Roethlisberger in some exclusive company. A Miami win would be the Dolphins’ fourth win in four starts for Tagovailoa, and the Dolphins would join Roethlisberger’s 2004 Steelers as..." November 17

  • Tua Tagovailoa talks about his NFL comfort level

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has won his first three games as a starter, including most recently a 29-21 victory over fellow rookie Justin Herbert and the Chargers. After the game, Tua spoke for a few minutes by phone to PFT. He said that the process..." November 16

  • NFL Rookies Who Are Set to Break out Down the Stretch in 2020

    Bleacher Report "While it might not be fair to refer to the 2020 NFL season as the year of the rookie, first-year players have featured among the biggest storylines of the first half. Quarterbacks Joe Burrow and Justin Herbert have lit up stat sheets, while wideout Justin Jefferson and running back..." November 15

  • Playoff Payoff for Miami? Bold Switch to Tua Tagovailoa Is Dolphins' Latest Shrewd Move

    Bleacher Report "After just five meaningless snaps of action in a Week 6 blowout win against the New York Jets, rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was named the starter by the Dolphins. Miami was 3-3 and had just won two games in a row with veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, a..." November 12

  • Tua Tagovailoa versus Justin Herbert looks like a classic in the making for years to come

    Miami Herald "First it was Tua Tagovailoa and Justin Herbert. Then it was Tua Tagovailoa or Justin Herbert. On Sunday it will be Tua Tagovailoa versus Just Herbert. That’s the way it’s been since the 2019 college football season when it became clear the Miami..." November 12

  • Tua Tagovailoa: I might never be my 'old self' after hip injury

    USA Today "Fans and teammates all saw Tua Tagovailoa put a nasty move on safety Budda Baker in the Miami Dolphins' win Sunday over the Arizona Cardinals. "Dead leg," coach Brian Flores said. "I didn't know he had it in him," receiver DeVante Parker..." November 11