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Tua Tagovailoa considered dark horse NFL MVP candidate

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Tua Tagovailoa is about to enter his third season as an NFL quarterback after being drafted No. 5 overall by the Miami Dolphins within the 2020 draft. The 2 seasons he has spent within the league have been anything but preferable for the previous Alabama star.

Despite his stats appearing to be average, Tagovailoa has been on the receiving end of nation-wide criticism from fans and members of the media.

In 12 months No. 3, things are expected to vary. The Dolphins brought in an offensive-minded head coach in Mike McDaniel and managed to accumulate some major star power on the offensive side of the ball with players like wide receiver Tyreek Hill and offensive tackle Terron Armstead.

Adam Schein of NFL.com states that Tagovailoa is the fourth-best dark horse candidate to win NFL MVP.

“My guy Tua is primed for a breakout Yr 3. Tyreek Hill is probably the most explosive wide receiver in the sport; putting him in the identical receiving corps as Jaylen Waddle is borderline illegal. And I loved the opposite moves Miami made to prop up the young QB, adding LT Terron Armstead, WR Cedrick Wilson and RBs Chase Edmonds, Raheem Mostert and Sony Michel. With run-game wizard Mike McDaniel calling plays because the Dolphins’ latest head coach? Perfection.

“Also, I actually like Tua as a player. I’m on board. He was great in college, and he’s been higher than most individuals will lead you to imagine within the NFL, as evidenced by his 13-8 record as a starter. It’s about availability, not ability. If Tua stays healthy, I could see him leading the Dolphins to an 11-6 playoff season. And here’s the important thing: I don’t think he shall be a hood ornament on the ride to the postseason. Tua goes to be the engine for Miami’s success.”

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