Ryan Fitzpatrick Or Tua Tagovailoa: Which Quarterback Should Start For The Miami Dolphins – Forbes
The Miami Dolphins pulled off an improbable victory over the Las Vegas Raiders, 26-25, in Week 16 to maintain control of their playoff destiny.
Despite the fact that the Dolphins trailed by two points with 19 seconds remaining at their own 25-yard line, Miami pulled off a miracle win — all because of the heroics of Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Fitzpatrick completed an absolutely ridiculous 34-yard pass — while having his face mask grabbed by the Raiders’ Arden Key — to put Miami into range for a game-winning field goal.
Not only did Fitzpatrick pull off the improbable comeback, it felt like he almost single-handedly won the game for the Dolphins.
After three sluggish quarters with Tua Tagovailoa at the helm — Tagovailoa had just 94 passing yards on 22 passing attempts — Fitzpatrick nearly doubled that in just one quarter of work, throwing for 182 yards and 14.0 yards per pass attempt in the fourth quarter.
For comparison’s sake, Tagovailoa posted just 4.3 yards per pass attempt.
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