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The Splash Zone 10/21/20: Tua Tagovailoa Named 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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I am sure you have already heard, but the Dolphins are making a quarterback change. That’s right, Tua Tagovailoa has been named the starter and will take over those duties next week against the Rams, after the team’s bye week. This sort of came out of nowhere as Ryan Fitzpatrick wasn’t playing that bad. But perhaps the plan was to start Tua after the bye week.

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

Source - Miami Dolphins naming Tua Tagovailoa starting quarterback
The Dolphins are naming Tua Tagovailoa their starting quarterback, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.


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