Tua Tagovailoa
Tua Tagovailoa
22-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Miami Dolphins
Injury Illness
Wed Practice: DNP
2020 Fantasy Outlook
The fifth overall pick in this year's draft, Tagovailoa likely would compete for the Week 1 starting job if not for injury concerns. Specifically, a hip dislocation suffered last November. Tagovailoa was given medical clearance for football activities in March, but the extent of his recovery is uncertain. Durability is about the only question with Tagovailoa, who also had surgery on both ankles, sprained his right knee, fractured his left index finger and suffered a concussion during his three-year stint at Alabama. The lefty's dual-threat skills are plenty evident, getting top marks from scouts for his accuracy and decision making. (Indeed, at Alabama he threw 87 touchdowns to a mere 11 interceptions in 32 games.) At 6-0, he doesn't have ideal height, but gone are the days when short stature is held against a quarterback, especially one who is mobile outside the pocket and possesses a strong arm with a quick release. Ryan Fitzpatrick is expected to start, but Tagovailoa could ease into the job later this season, provided his hip checks out. Fitzpatrick turns 38 in November, and Tua is the future. Any rookie quarterback is a risk (especially behind an offensive line as weak as the Dolphins'), but Tagovailoa has the skills that portend fantasy upside. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $30.28 million contract with the Dolphins in May of 2020.
Missing practice with illness
QBMiami Dolphins
September 30, 2020
Dolphins head coach Brian Flores said Tagovailoa wouldn't practice Wednesday due to a non-COVID-19-related illness, Hal Habib of The Palm Beach Post reports.
The Dolphins are hopeful that a day off will be all Tagovailoa needs to move past the ailment, but he'll likely have to return to practice in some fashion Thursday or Friday to gain clearance for Sunday's game against the Seahawks. If the rookie isn't ready to fill his normal No. 2 role behind starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, Miami could promote Reid Sinnett from the practice squad to serve as its Week 4 backup.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Tua Tagovailoa's measurables compare to other quarterbacks?
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6' 0"
217 lbs
Hand Length
10.00 in
Arm Length
30.50 in
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Remaining in backup role
QBMiami Dolphins
September 14, 2020
Tagovailoa will remain Miami's No. 2 quarterback heading into Week 2's divisional matchup against the Bills, Hal Habib of The Palm Beach Post reports.
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Ready for season opener
QBMiami Dolphins
September 11, 2020
Tagovailoa (hip) practiced fully Friday and doesn't have a designation for Sunday's game at New England, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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Hip issue downplayed
QBMiami Dolphins
September 10, 2020
Tagovailoa (hip) remains healthy despite his presence on Wednesday's injury report, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.
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Listed on injury report
QBMiami Dolphins
September 9, 2020
Tagovailoa (hip) is listed on Wednesday's injury report, though he was a full participant in practice, Hal Habib of The Palm Beach Post reports.
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Beginning career as backup
QBMiami Dolphins
September 5, 2020
Tagovailoa is set to serve as Miami's No. 2 quarterback following the decision to cut Josh Rosen, Safid Deen of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
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