The Dolphins have been preserving their Week 13 starting quarterback a secret, nonetheless, the Dolphin may be out of the bag.
Tua Tagovailoa rested in Week 12 as he dealt with thumb harm, so Ryan Fitzpatrick started in his place. Tagovailoa has been restricted in following this week and is formally listed as questionable. Keeping his participating in standing a question is a useful switch for Brian Flores as a result of it leaves the Bengals in confusion as to who they’re going up in opposition to Sunday.
But Tagovailoa’s agent, Leigh Steinberg, may have by probability revealed which quarterback is participating in.
Tua Tagovailoa agent on Facebook first says he’s attending Sunday sport to watch QB play vs. Bengals then edits to say he’s coming to watch Dolphins. ??
Dolphins have refused to publicly establish starting QB this week. pic.twitter.com/B1yx1ByB2h
— Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero) December 5, 2020
Steinberg initially posted to his verified Facebook internet web page, “Flying to Miami to see Tua play Bengals” sooner than altering it to “Flying to Miami do see Dolphins play Bengals.” But Steinberg was unaware of Facebook’s attribute that allows clients to see the edited historic previous of a put up, and Miami Herald reporter Armando Salguero was able to confirming the preliminary put up.
After the put up started to appreciate consideration on-line, Steinberg deleted it altogether.
Flores was purposefully being coy all by way of the week about which quarterback would start. When requested by reporters, he talked about the selection could possibly be made after he was achieved talking with the media.
Brian Flores follows up and says alternative on starting QB will in all probability be made inside the subsequent hour, nonetheless smiles that it’s going to seemingly be after he talks to media and subsequent time he has to talk is after the game Sunday. So the selection may be made rapidly nonetheless not launched for a while.
— Cameron Wolfe (@CameronWolfe) December 4, 2020
The alternative to begin out Tagovailoa wouldn’t be an extreme quantity of a shock. Per ESPN, Dolphins receiver Jakeem Grant talked about Tagovailoa “looked great” and added, “He looked exactly the same. He picked up where he left off.”
As for the rookie, Tagovailoa talked about earlier inside the week he’s “feeling good” and needs to play. Based on Steinberg’s put up, it seems as if he merely may get his need.