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Tua Tagovailoa’s leadership plan is to be “the same Tua I’ve always been”

When he found out about his demotion, Ryan Fitzpatrick said he felt it “was my team.” Indeed, the veteran quarterback won over teammates. It didn’t matter. The Dolphins now are Tua Tagovailoa‘s team for the present and the future. The rookie is taking all the lessons he learned in the six months with Fitzpatrick heading [more]

Dolphins extend Adam Shaheen

In July, the Dolphins sent a conditional seventh-round draft pick to the Bears for tight end Adam Shaheen. He clearly has exceeded expectations in Miami. The Dolphins are signing Shaheen to a two-year contract extension with $3.2 million fully guaranteed, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The Bears took Shaheen in the second round of the [more]

Dolphins deny that they are “exploring any trades” involving Xavien Howard

With a week to go until the window closes on trades and, as a practical matter, a couple of days for any players acquired in trade to be available for Week Nine, teams are talking about potential deals that can be done. Some teams are talking publicly about deals that won’t be done. The Dolphins, [more]

Shaq Lawson on Tua Tagovailoa’s first start: It’s going to be incredible

It’s Tua Tagovailoa week in Miami. The Dolphins announced a quarterback change during their bye week and the first-round pick will be taking over from Ryan Fitzpatrick when the Rams come to town on Sunday. With the Dolphins 3-3 and Fitzpatrick coming off two good performances, the timing of the change has been questioned but [more]

Tua Tagovailoa says being healthy enough to start was a journey

Tua Tagovailoa is now the Dolphins’ starting quarterback, 11 months after suffering a hip injury so bad there were fears it could jeopardize his career. Tagovailoa said on Wednesday after being named the starter that it’s been a long, difficult experience getting himself healthy enough to play, and he’s not taking anything for granted. “It’s [more]

Dolphins bring Malik McDowell in for a tryout

The Miami Dolphins are bringing in former second-round defensive tackle Malik McDowell for a tryout, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com. McDowell has never played a single snap of football in the NFL – preseason or regular season – since being selected with the No. 35 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft by the [more]

Tua Tagovailoa: I thought Brian Flores was calling me to watch film

Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick said on Wednesday that he was shocked to learn that the team decided to bench him in favor of first-round pick Tua Tagovailoa this week and the rookie was taken aback by the timing of the move as well. Tagovailoa spoke to reporters on Wednesday and said that he “thought it [more]

Ryan Fitzpatrick on benching: “My heart just hurt all day”

Ever since the Dolphins drafted Tua Tagovailoa in the first round this April, Ryan Fitzpatrick has said all the right things when it comes to acknowledging that the rookie is the future of the quarterback position in Miami. Fitzpatrick just didn’t expect the future to come so soon. Fitzpatrick is coming off two strong games [more]

Dolphins announce Tua Tagovailoa as the new starter

It’s official. It’s Tua time. Dolphins coach Brian Flores announced on Wednesday the rookie Tua Tagovaioloa will become the new starting quarterback. The fifth overall pick in the draft supplants veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, who had taken the team to a 3-3 record. But this decision was made when the Dolphins made Tua the fifth overall [more]

Tua Tagovailoa to start for Dolphins

The Dolphins gave rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa a taste of playing time in Sunday’s blowout win over the Jets. Now they think he’s ready to take over. Tagovailoa will start for the Dolphins in Week Eight against the Rams, following the Dolphins’ bye this week. Ryan Fitzpatrick will now be Tagovailoa’s backup. Fitzpatrick has played [more]

Ryan Fitzpatrick: We’re a work in progress headed in right direction

The Dolphins were 1-3 when they headed to Santa Clara to face the 49ers in Week Five and the prospect of another long season seemed like a real possibility in Miami. What a difference eight days can make. They thumped the Niners 43-17 and then shut down the Jets in a 24-0 win on Sunday [more]

Tua Tagovailoa had a “very special moment” on field after NFL debut

After the Dolphins’ 24-0 win over the Jets came to an end, reporters at the game shared pictures of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on the field by himself after everyone else went to the locker room. Tagovailoa was on a video call with his parents, who weren’t at Sunday’s game to see their son play in [more]

Adam Gase “wasn’t happy” about Gregg Williams’ comments

Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams said on Friday that the team’s average of 32-plus points allowed is “not a very good number and a lot of it’s not all defensively” before adding that reporters would have to figure out where to put the rest of the blame. The natural assumption is that it would be [more]

Dolphins shut out Jets to improve to 3-3

The Dolphins were favorites for the first time in the Brian Flores era on Sunday and they handled the change of circumstances just fine. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw three touchdowns, the Dolphins didn’t give up a point and Tua Tagovailoa took the first snaps of his NFL career in a 24-0 laugher against the Jets. It’s [more]

Tua Tagovailoa makes his NFL debut

The Dolphins didn’t give quarterback Tua Tagovailoa any playing time in their Week Five rout of the 49ers, but they are giving him a look in this week’s rout of the Jets. Tagovailoa entered the game with under three minutes to play and the Dolphins leading 24-0. It’s his first NFL regular season action and [more]

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