Dolphins give the keys to the offense to Tua Tagovailoa

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Miami Dolphins have named Tua Tagovailoa has the team’s starting quarterback moving forward. Tagovailoa replaces Ryan Fitzpatrick, who began the season as the starter.

Fitzpatrick guided the Dolphins to a 3-3 record. However, in Week 6 against the New York Jets, Tagovailoa came in late to make his NFL debut.

Tua Tagovailoa has been named the team’s starting quarterback after replacing Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Tua Tagovailoa has been named the Miami Dolphins starting quarterback after replacing Ryan Fitzpatrick (Photo by Tua Tagovailoa/Instagram)

The fifth overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft will make his first NFL start against the Los Angeles Rams on November 1st at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Presently, the Dolphins are on a bye week.

When Tagovailoa went into the game on Sunday, Fitzpatrick was his biggest cheerleader. The former Alabama quarterback went 2 of 2 for nine yards.

If this is the end for FitzMagic as a starter in the NFL, he went 58-86-1. The Harvard-educated quarterback threw for 34,400 yards and 220 passing touchdowns in 16 seasons.

He also had 21 rushing touchdowns. In his career, he made $71.5 million.

The 37-year-old – who will be 38 on November 24th – was a seventh-round draft pick by the St. Louis Rams in the 2005 NFL Draft. He has played for eight teams in his career.

Fitzpatrick has gone 138 of 197 for 1,535 yards. He had 10 touchdown passes and seven interceptions.

As a college quarterback at Alabama, Tagovailoa had 7,442 passing yards in three seasons with 87 touchdown passes and 11 interceptions. In 2018, he nearly had 4,000 passing yards, when the then-Heisman Finalist went 245 of 355 for 3,966 yards with 43 touchdown passes and six interceptions.

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