Miami Dolphins Wideout Confident Franchise Can Win It All Once Tua Tagovailoa ‘Let’s It Loose’

Published 05/30/2021, 12:52 PM EDT
Dec 26, 2020; Paradise, Nevada, USA; Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) throws a pass against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports


For Tua Tagovailoa, the 2020 NFL season was about chances gone begging. The quarterback showed flashes of brilliance but failed to deliver when it mattered the most for the Miami Dolphins. 

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The situation was such that the Dolphins had to call on backup QB Ryan Fitzpatrick multiple times to bail Tua out of difficult scenarios in-game.

With his rookie season now behind him, Tua will have a lot to prove in Year 2. The quarterback will no longer have the comfort of having Fitzpatrick around with the franchise releasing the veteran QB.

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Now the Dolphins’ guaranteed QB1, Tua Tagovailoa will get the perfect stage to prove his critics wrong. And a Dolphins wide receiver believes that Tua will capitalize on the chance he’ll get.

Miami Dolphins set to be unstoppable once Tua finds his step

While talking to NFL reporter Tyler Dunne, Dolphins wideout Lynn Bowden Jr said that despite his quarterback’s shortcomings in 2020, next season promises to be different.

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Confident on winning every game once Tua hits his stride Bowden Jr claimed that there’s no QB better in the league than Tua.  

“When he lets it loose and he’s being himself, we’ll win every game,” Bowden said. “When he’s feeling himself and he’s moving and doing his thing, Tua is one of the best quarterbacks, literally, around. And people don’t know that yet.”

Nov 8, 2020; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) breaks the tackle of Arizona Cardinals players. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Bowden Jr. too enters his second season in the league. Drafted in the third round last season by the Raiders, the wideout made his NFL debut with the Dolphins after being traded for certain events that transpired off the field.   

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With a chip on his shoulder, the wide receiver joined the Dolphins with a point to prove. Ending his season with 211 receiving yards in his final five starts, one can expect to see more of Bowden come the 2021 season.

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Through this season’s draft, the franchise also added wide receiver, Jaylen Waddle, to their ranks. With a receiving corps now including the likes of Will Fuller, Bowden Jr, and Waddle, Tua can expect to get all the support he needs to make it big in what could be his breakthrough season. 

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Shivayan Roy

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Shivayan Roy is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Masters Diploma in Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Roy functioned as a reporter for Goal.com and extensively covered the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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