Tua Tagovailoa RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tua Tagovailoa says being healthy enough to start was a journey

    Miami Herald "Brian Flores called Tua Tagovailoa like he does most Tuesdays, but this conversation was unlike any they have had before. The Dolphins’ second-year coach, with general manager Chris Grier in the room, told Tagovailoa news that changed his life: His days as a backup..." October 22

  • Dolphins coach Brian Flores says starting Tua Tagovailoa is what's best for team

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores confirmed Wednesday morning that the team will start quarterback Tua Tagovailoa against the Los Angeles Rams on Nov. 1, after the team's bye week. As reasons for the switch, Flores cited Tagovailoa's improvement in..." October 21

  • Tua Time is here, and Tagovailoa could usher in new era for Dolphins

    USA Today "It's all happening. It's Tua Time. It's finally here. The Dolphins are relevant. A new era of hope is about to be ushered in. South Florida is about to experience a megastar the likes of which it has not experienced since Dan Marino, LeBron James and Dwyane..." October 20

  • The Dolphins Appear to Be Sticking to the Plan By Starting Tua Tagovailoa in Week 8

    The Big Lead "Tua Tagovailoa stepped foot on a football field with the intention to throw a pass in a live game for the first time in nearly a year on Sunday. The Miami Dolphins, in the midst of blowing out the New York Jets, took out starter Ryan Fitzpatrick to let their first overall pick get a few..." October 20

  • Are the Dolphins putting Tua Tagovailoa in a position to fail?

    Clutch Points "The Miami Dolphins are officially giving the future a chance. First-round pick Tua Tagovailoa was named the team’s starting quarterback on Tuesday morning, and Dolphins fans will get a more extended glimpse of its franchise signal-caller after Tua played in the final minutes of..." October 20

  • Dolphins naming Tua Tagovailoa as their starting QB

    Yahoo! Sports "The Miami Dolphins are taking a leap of faith after Tua Tagovailoa’s brief debut on Sunday. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, they’re naming Tua as their starting quarterback going forward, and now-former starter Ryan Fitzpatrick will be his..." October 20

  • Tua Time in Miami: Tagovailoa gets first NFL snaps near the end of Dolphins' Week 6 win over Jets

    CBS Sports "After a long wait, "Tua Time" has finally arrived in Miami.  With 2:27 remaining in Sunday's 24-0 win over the Jets, the Dolphins inserted rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, the fifth overall pick in the 2020 draft. After handing off to running..." October 19

  • Tua Tagovailoa stayed behind to FaceTime his parents on an empty field after making NFL debut

    Sporting News "Tua Tagovailoa made his NFL debut Sunday, and after the game ended, he didn't want to leave the field.  The Dolphins (3-3) defeated the Jets (0-6), 24-0, in Week 6 of the 2020 NFL season, and Tagovailoa played the final drive of mop-up duty for the Dolphins. The former..." October 19

  • Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa has yet to take a snap, but he's still learning

    ESPN "Every Sunday of the 2020 NFL season, Miami Dolphins' first-round pick Tua Tagovailoa assumes his role as the league's most high-profile backup quarterback. He's a shadow. When the offense is on the field, Tagovailoa hovers behind coach Brian Flores listening..." October 08

  • Brian Flores: We don’t feel Tua Tagovailoa is ready to start yet

    Miami Herald "Brian Flores on Wednesday gave the most revealing explanation yet why Tua Tagaovailoa hasn’t played as a pro, and won’t start Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers: “We don’t feel like he’s ready yet. He’s doing all the right things, [but] right..." October 07

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick knows the Tua Tagovailoa clock is ticking

    Yahoo! Sports "Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick isn’t sure when he’s going to yield to Tua Tagovailoa. But when he does, he thinks the rookie will be prepared for the chance. Via Peter King of NBC’s Football Morning in America, Fitzpatrick said..." October 05

  • Tua Tagovailoa (illness) returns to practice

    CBS Sports "Tagovailoa (illness) is at practice Friday, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports. " October 02

  • Tua Tagolvailoa misses practice with an illness

    The Phinsider "The Dolphins rookie quarterback was no where to be seen yesterday. But according to Brian Flores, Tua Tagovailoa was dealing with an illness that was not coronavirus related. If for whatever reason this illness becomes sever, the Dolphins could call up Reid..." October 01

  • Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa Reveals How He Spent His First $1 Million

    Total Pro Sports "The road was not easy for Miami Dolphins rookie QB Tua Tagovailoa. The former Alabama Crimson Tide star QB was highly touted as being a top pick, but things seemed to change after his hip injury in what would be his final game. Tagovailoa, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft,..." September 29

  • Tua Tagovailoa will save his $30 million rookie contract, live on endorsements

    Yahoo! Sports "Some professional athletes make tens of millions of dollars and still go broke. Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will not be one of those athletes. Tagovailoa got $30.3 million guaranteed, including a $19.6 million signing bonus, on his four-year rookie contract...." September 26

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick Is Proving Dolphins Right in Taking Slow Approach with Tua Tagovailoa

    Bleacher Report "Ryan Fitzpatrick showed Gardner Minshew II exactly why the beard is superior to the 'stache in the Miami Dolphins' 31-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday at TIAA Bank Field.  In doing so, he also ensured that Tua Tagovailoa will have a chance to..." September 25

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick has a terrible day for the Dolphins. So is it Tua Tagovailoa time?

    Miami Herald "No, it’s not time yet. If you watched the Miami Dolphins lose their regular-season opener to the New England Patriots on Sunday, 21-11, you certainly have the right to wonder if we’ve reached the right moment for not just any quarterback change but a move to start the Tua..." September 14

  • If Tua Tagovailoa is healthy, why isn’t he the Dolphins’ starting QB?

    Sportsnaut "It was about 10 months ago that then-Alabama star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered a serious hip injury against Mississippi State. Projected to be the unquestioned No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft the following April, Tua’s entire football career was up in the air...." September 11

  • Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa is healthy, but Brian Flores is in no rush to unleash him just yet

    Sun Sentinel "Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores wants what is best for rookie franchise quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. And if that includes biding more time for Tagovailoa to grow more comfortable in his return from hip surgery, Flores is willing to play it safe. Flores, speaking before..." September 01

  • Tua Tagovailoa shining in practice for Dolphins

    CBS Sports "Ryan Fitzpatrick may understand that he's the placeholder for Tua Tagovailoa at quarterback, but the starting role is one he might not have for long. The Miami Dolphins' top pick in the 2020 NFL Draft put together a very impressive practice..." August 24

  • Tua Tagovailoa may start season as Dolphins’ third-string QB

    Larry Brown Sports "It doesn’t sound like we’ll be seeing Tua Tagovailoa early in the 2020 NFL season. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, Tagovailoa is clearly not going to feature for the Miami Dolphins early in 2020. Veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick is highly likely to start..." August 24

  • Joe Burrow on fire while Tua Tagovailoa struggles early in training camp

    Cincy Jungle "The Bengals had a tough choice between LSU’s Joe Burrow and Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa. That decision was made easier when Cincinnati was given the out of Tagovailoa suffering an injury during the college season. It is still safe to say that these two quarterbacks..." August 22

  • Is there a No. 2 Dolphins QB battle between Josh Rosen, Tua Tagovailoa?

    NFL.com "There's a much-publicized quarterback competition taking place in Miami, even though all signs point to Ryan Fitzpatrick holding the starting reins when the Dolphins kick off their 2020 season. Might there be another QB competition in Dolphins training camp,..." August 22

  • Brian Flores: “Some good, some bad” from Tua Tagovailoa

    247 Sports "The Miami Dolphins have taken the field in training camp, and all eyes are on rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who the team selected with the fifth-overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. The Alabama legend is expected to compete with veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick for the..." August 19

  • Tua Tagovailoa's Brother Entering Transfer Portal Means Writing Was on the Wall at Alabama

    12 Up "Tua Tagovailoa had a legendary career at Alabama that resulted in him being drafted fifth overall by the Miami Dolphins in this year's NFL Draft. The main question for the Crimson Tide now centers around who will end up following in his footsteps. Tua's brother..." May 08