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The Splash Zone 1/6/21: Tua Tagovailoa Is The Dolphins Starting Quarterback

Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

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Chris Grier and Brian Flores gave their end of the season press conference yesterday and talked about a variety of different things. I don’t think there was any questioning it, but it was great to hear it from Grier and Flores that Tua Tagovailoa will be the team’s starting quarterback heading into the 2021 season. People have been speculating about the rookie QB and with the Dolphins holding the third overall pick in the first round, some even wondered if the team would take a QB there.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day’s round-up below.

GM Chris Grier says Tua Tagovailoa is Miami Dolphins' starting quarterback for 2021
Miami general manager Chris Grier made it clear Tuesday that Tua Tagovailoa is the Dolphins' 2021 starting quarterback, and they're happy with his progress amid speculation they could draft another first-round QB.

Brian Flores

Brian Flores expects Dolphins' entire coaching staff back in 2021 - ProFootballTalk
Dolphins coach Brian Flores doesn’t see any reason to make any changes on his coaching staff.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

No. 3 pick will reveal how committed Dolphins are to Tua Tagovailoa - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The rookie’s rocky finish this season is sure to fuel debate about whether Miami should take another QB near the top of April’s NFL draft.

Dolphins 2020 Season

Miami Dolphins Final Statistics 2020 Season Inside the Numbers
Recapping the 2020 season with a look at team rankings, individual metrics, notable accomplishments and much more

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 1/5/21: What’s In Store For The Dolphins Offense? - The Phinsider
Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

Despite success, 2020 season ends on sour note for Miami Dolphins - The Phinsider
The last game of Brian Flores’ second season looked a lot like his first three games at the helm of the Miami Dolphins.

Dolphins 2021 schedule: Opponents finalized pending potential 17th game - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins finished their 2020 regular season with a 10-6 record, but did not qualify for the playoffs. That means, as good as they were this year, it is disappointing that they are already...

Tua Tagovailoa will be the Miami Dolphins’ starting quarterback in 2021 - The Phinsider
Brian Flores and Chris Grier reaffirmed their commitment to Tua as the team’s starter going forward.

Miami Dolphins LB Zach Thomas named 2021 Hall of Fame Finalist - The Phinsider
Will this be the year Zach Thomas is enshrined in Canton?