Earlier as we speak, Miami Dolphins’ basic supervisor Chris Grier met with the media to provide his pre-draft briefing on the crew and reply a number of vital questions.
As with all pre-draft pressers, loads of it was smoke and mirrors. However one factor may be very clear, whether or not you’ve been crew Tua Tagovailoa from day one or have been sitting by the wayside ready to say I advised you so, that is Tua Tagovailoa’s crew. And the whole lot he’s proven Chris Grier and the Dolphins this offseason leads them to imagine one of the best is but to come back.
Right here’s what Grier mentioned when requested in the event that they’re seeking to discover playmakers that flatter QB Tua Tagovailoa.
Yeah, I feel particularly once you’re selecting the place we’re selecting, you’re at all times taking a look at your crew and Tua is a giant a part of that. In order we construct round and what we’re doing, yeah, you’re at all times taking a look at what your quarterback does greatest. However you’re additionally taking a look at weighing that versus one of the best participant that’s out there on your crew as a result of on the finish of the day, it’s at all times in regards to the crew. It’s not about one participant, one decide, one individual. You’ve heard Brian (Flores) speak about team-first gamers that match proper. For us, it’s – it’s simply in search of the fitting participant, the fitting individual, the fitting match for our crew in addition to the mesh with the quarterback.
Grier continued to reward Tua Tagovailoa.
The communication has been nice. He’s been round. He’s been working laborious. I do know he’s been working with the receivers. He’s a really aggressive child as you already know. I feel coming off the damage final 12 months with no OTAs, no minicamp and simply being thrown in instantly, that may be a laborious transition, particularly with the rehab half he was doing. He’s wholesome now. I’ve seen a few movies – I’m not on social media very a lot. He’s been working very laborious. Our guys have been round and popped out and in right here. He’s been nice with the gamers and the receivers have been working. Like I mentioned, he’s going to take the following steps. He’s been a winner all over the place he’s been and I’m actually excited for him to have an offseason below his belt. I feel that will probably be actually vital for him.
None of that is revolutionary, and we will all agree Tua Tagovailoa should play higher in 2021. However I, like Chris Grier, count on to see the identical quarterback many people fell in love with at Tuscaloosa behind heart this season.
In Tua Tagovailoa We Belief