Tua Tagovailoa Drafted by Dolphins; Chargers Wanted Him

Tua Tagovailoa Drafted by Dolphins; Chargers Weigh In

Tua Tagovailoa Drafted by Dolphins; Chargers Wanted Him!

You might say should a could a would a, because the Dolphins landed Tua!

During the 2020 NFL Draft, University of Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa got drafted by the Miami Dolphins and now the Los Angeles Chargers are saying they wanted him. Read on…

CelebNSports247.com reports that the Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco confirmed on the Pat McAfee show that the Chargers would have selected Tagovailoa with pick No. 6 had the Dolphins instead opted for Oregon QB Justin Herbert with selection No. 5.

Well that didn’t happen and Tua Tagovailoa will be playing in Miami as a Dolphin.

Tua was the Miami Dolphins fifth-overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, he was selected their future franchise quarterback.

CBS Sports reports:

Dolphins were actually waffling between taking Tagovailoa or Justin Herbert, because while there was very obvious indication their choice would be the former, there was just as much justifiable medical concern. In the end, only five months removed from major hip surgery, Tagovailoa was able to finally put head coach Brian Flores and the Dolphins front office at ease.

The homework the Dolphins did on Tagovailoa was extensive, and they reportedly did all they could to get him in the building for closer inspection before the NFL shut down all team facilities due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. They weren’t successful in doing so, however, which left them to do their due diligence in a 100 percent virtual capacity, having also not seen him run drills at the combine.

Dolphins head coach Brian Flores opened up on his decision.

He said:

Well, we did a lot of work. Our medical staff headed up by Kyle Johnston, our head trainer, you know Dr. [John] Uribe, our entire staff, they did a wonderful job kind of getting us the information on really all the players. We felt comfortable. We got comfortable I would say in the last couple weeks here.

Obviously, he is a very talented player, and he has got a lot of the qualities we are looking for the in quarterback position. He is a leader. He is accurate. He is tough, so we felt very comfortable.

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