The quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is shaping up to play as the holder of the Miami dolphins Sunday in front of Jacksonville Jaguars in London, after missing a good part of the last four games – all defeats of the Dolphins— by multi-rib fracture.
Brian Flores, the head coach of the Dolphins, made the announcement hours after the team traveled from Miami to England.
“Assuming everything goes well in practice, Tua he is going to play from the beginning “, assured the coach.
Not all injury news was positive for Miami on the day. The team reported that the cornerback Xavien Howard suffered discomfort in a shoulder and groin while wide receiver DeVante Parker He has a shoulder and hamstring injury. Neither of them will play on Sunday.
Return of Tagovailoa would represent a rematch of the quarterback duel who contested the College Football Playoff National Championship Game after the 2019 season. At the time, Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence outpointed Tagovailoa and Alabama 44-16.
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Lawrence, drafted with the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft, will also be the starter of Jacksonville (0-5) at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
“I know they are hungry to win as a team. And we want it too,” Tagoivaloa said.
He revealed that this is his first trip outside of the United States. He was struck by the way cars are driven in England, on the opposite side to that used in most nations.
“It’s amazing, so different,” he said.
The Dolphins they also expect different things with their return.