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Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores reportedly most smartly-preferred the personnel secure Justin Herbert over Tua Tagovailoa within the 2020 NFL draft.
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports activities reported Flores prefers “bigger, strapping pocket passers” and that “somewhat a couple of” individuals all the diagram thru the league possess heard Flores wanted Herbert, who’s no longer for all time necessarily a pocket passer however does match the scale bill at 6’6″ and 237 kilos.
Flores hasn’t regarded in particular enamored with Tagovailoa early within the Alabama product’s profession, changing him mid-game at loads of capabilities final season with Ryan Fitzpatrick. The Dolphins possess moreover continuously been talked about as a suitor for Deshaun Watson, one more tag the franchise is no longer all-in on Tagovailoa as their prolonged-term option.
Tagovailoa went No. 5 overall in 2020, and Herbert become selected one buy later by the Los Angeles Chargers.
Tagovailoa has no longer helped issues with shaky play when he’s been on the sphere and injure factors. Miami positioned him on injured reserve this week with broken ribs, taking him out of the lineup for at least the next three games.
Herbert has regarded each and each bit the section of a gigantic title, successful Offensive Rookie of the Year honors in 2020 and getting off to a stable begin in his 2nd NFL season.
Or no longer it is mild doable that Tagovailoa finishes up finding the magic that made him peep love a gargantuan-time prospect at Alabama, however a season-plus into their careers, it appears love the Dolphins made a mistake no longer being attentive to Flores.