Tua Tagovailoa Earns Win in 1st Career Start as Dolphins Upset Jared Goff, Rams | Bleacher Report

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) gestures during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Despite an uneven performance from rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in his first career NFL start, the Miami Dolphins upset the Los Angeles Rams 28-17 at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday.  

After veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick played well and led the Dolphins to a 3-3 start, Dolphins head coach Brian Flores announced prior to last week’s bye that he was making the switch to Tagovailoa. The No. 5 overall pick out of Alabama finished with just 93 yards and one touchdown, but he did enough to win.

Mistakes loomed large for the Rams in their road loss, as they turned the ball over four times, with quarterback Jared Goff accounting for two interceptions and two fumbles lost.

By virtue of Sunday’s win, the Dolphins are a surprising 4-3, which is good for second place in the AFC East. Meanwhile, the Rams are now 5-3 and third in the highly

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What they’re saying nationally about Tua Tagovailoa’s first career win and Jared Goff’s turnovers in Miami win over Rams

The Tua Tagovailoa era in Miami started with a win Sunday.

The new Dolphins’ starter helped the team to a 28-17 win over the Los Angeles Rams, going 12-of-22 passing for 93 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. ESPN reported that before Tagovailoa took the field, fans attending greeted him with a standing ovation.

Though some may have tuned in to see what the rookie was made of, it was the Dolphins defense that ran the show.

Miami showed Rams quarterback Jared Goff no mercy. In the first half alone, two of Goff’s passes were intercepted and he was strip-sacked twice.

Here’s what they’re saying about Sunday afternoon’s matchup between the Dolphins and Rams.

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