General supervisor Chris Grier is sticking with Tua Tagovailoa, saying final week he can be the Dolphins’ beginning quarterback subsequent 12 months.
His players, nonetheless, don’t appear offered.
Three unnamed players questioned if the No. 5 total decide within the 2020 NFL Draft is the right man.
“I understand what [Grier and head coach Brian Flores] said,” one participant told the Miami Herald. “But I don’t understand why.”
This report comes coincidentally amid Pro Bowl quarterback Deshaun Watson’s unhappiness with the Texans and a report that he’d take into account a commerce to the Dolphins. New Houston common supervisor Nick Caserio has mentioned Watson is their quarterback and plans to maneuver ahead with him regardless of the 25-year-old’s dismay on the group’s present path.
As for Tagovailoa, one of many players mentioned the group was “totally caught off guard” when the rookie was named the beginning quarterback for the seventh sport of the season. He was twice benched mid-games in favor of Ryan Fitzpatrick.
“We always think next man up no matter what,” one other participant mentioned. “But I saw Tua as the next man up because Fitz was better.”
One of the players questioned whether or not the Dolphins can rise to true contender standing within the AFC with Tagovailoa underneath heart, contemplating the convention is dwelling to quarterbacks like Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen and Watson.
“Those are the boys we got to beat, right?” this participant mentioned. “It looks right now like that’s going to be a big challenge.”