MIAMI -- Tua Tagovailoa should frame the date -- Nov. 22, 2020 -- in his home as a reminder of when he was benched in the fourth quarter of the Miami Dolphins' 20-13 loss to the Denver Broncos. It should be his mission to make sure it never happens again.
Dolphins coach Brian Flores made clear that Tagovailoa is still the starting quarterback and that the benching was a one-quarter move to Ryan Fitzpatrick to create "a spark" for the stagnant offense.
"There's no controversy. This is Tua's team," Fitzpatrick said after the game.