Sport Ryan Fitzpatrick still helping Tua Tagovailoa despite losing starting job

03:30  29 october  2020
03:30  29 october  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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When will Tua Tagovailoa start for Dolphins? The decision to start Fitzpatrick , 37, doesn’t come as a surprise, as the team treated him as the starter all offseason. Over his career, Fitzpatrick has had moments of brilliance, but has struggled to hold on to starting jobs . He’s started 16 games just twice

Despite the quarterback competition, Fitzpatrick said that he still plans on being a role model for the young player and wants to assist him with his growth in any way that he can. NFL Announces new steps to enhance diversity. “I also want to be on the field, and that’s why I’m still doing it, is

There are a number of veteran quarterbacks who aren’t very keen to mentor their younger replacements. Ryan Fitzpatrick is not one of them.

a group of baseball players standing on top of a grass covered field: Ryan Fitzpatrick continues to be a class act. © Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Ryan Fitzpatrick continues to be a class act.

Tua Tagovailoa revealed Wednesday that Fitzpatrick has continued to actively mentor him and offer feedback, even after the Miami Dolphins rookie landed the team’s starting quarterback job.

This is no surprise. Fitzpatrick knew all along that he was a bridge until Tagovailoa was ready to start, and he made clear he was eager to help. Fitzpatrick simply didn’t really expect the change to come this soon. That’s especially true since the veteran hasn’t really done anything to play himself out of a job.

Fitzpatrick never hid how hurt he was by the benching. Then he picked himself up and went back to mentoring Tagovailoa. That’s precisely why the Dolphins wanted him around.

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Tua Tagovailoa has surprising comment about first hit he took .
On just his second snap of the game, Tagovailoa was sacked by star defensive lineman Aaron Donald and fumbled the ball away. The Rams promptly scored four plays later. Aaron Donald is a monster @AaronDonald97 @RamsNFL #LARvsMIA on FOX pic.twitter.com/008sKcNlY8 — The Checkdown (@thecheckdown) November 1, 2020 In spite of that, Tagovailoa indicated that he actually enjoyed taking the hit. “I don’t know who it was that took me off my feet and body-slammed me,” Tagovailoa said, via Cameron Wolfe of ESPN. “I’m not going to lie, I did enjoy getting hit that first time.

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