Tua Tagovailoa

QB · Miami Dolphins

Height 6'0" Weight 217
DOB 1998-03-02 Age 26.3
College Alabama

2024 Fantasy Rankings

Overall # 89 · QB # 11 (Tier 2) · ADP (12-team PPR): 9.06, 102nd

Position Rankings

Tier 2
9Anthony Richardson, IND1422.25.1018.9
10Joe Burrow, CIN1227.66.1017.6
11Tua Tagovailoa, MIA626.39.0619.4
12Jayden Daniels, WAS1423.69.01
13Dak Prescott, DAL730.97.0323.1
1 NFFC (12-team PPR)
2 2023 season, Half PPR scoring

Fantasy News Last 90 Days

  • Tua Tagovailoa's Participation Level At Camp Will Be "Very Fluid"

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    Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel acknowledged that quarterback Tua Tagovailoa's participation level at training camp will be "very fluid," and he's unlikely to fully participate in all practices as contract discussions between the two sides continue. The Dolphins and Tagovailoa have been in talks on a long-term contract extension worth north of $50 million per season. The 26-year-old former first-rounder out of Alabama was a first-time Pro Bowler in 2023 in his fourth year in the NFL, when he threw for a league-high 4,624 yards while tossing a career-high 29 touchdown passes and 14 interceptions in 17 regular-season starts. Tagovailoa deserves a raise after last year's performance, but in terms of fantasy, despite leading the league in passing yards, he barely finished as a top-10 QB. He's extremely accurate and has one of the best one-two punches in the league at receiver, but his lack of rushing prowess makes him merely a low-end QB1/high-end QB2.

    Jul 24 · Source via Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa
  • Latest On Tua Tagovailoa's Contract Situation

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    While the Dolphins are set to hold their first training camp practice on Wednesday, Tua Tagovailoa is still attached to an expiring contract. Following reports from today that Packers QB Jordan Love won't practice until he inks an extension, we're hearing similar sentiments out of Miami. Adam H. Beasley of ProFootballNetwork.com writes that the expectation [...]

    Jul 22 · Pro Football Rumors Green Bay Packers Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa Jordan Love
  • Tua Tagovailoa May Not Practice Until He Gets A New Deal

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    Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa could opt to not participate in any practices until he receives a new contract. Tagovailoa is still expected to report for training camp this week, but he's in the final year of his rookie deal with the Dolphins and is searching for a long-term extension. It's not clear at this point where the two sides are at in this regard, and it'll be something for fantasy managers to keep an eye on throughout camp. The 26-year-old star signal-caller was a first-time Pro Bowler a season ago, leading the league in passing yards (4,624) while registering career-high marks in completion rate (69.3%) and touchdown passes (29) with 14 interceptions over 17 starts in Miami's high-powered offense. Tagovailoa remains safe to draft this summer as a low-end QB1 starter without much rushing upside in the later rounds after the top-tier options are off the board, with RotoBaller ranking him as the QB12 overall.

    Jul 22 · Source via Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa
  • Tyreek Hill Goes To Bat For Tua Tagovailoa

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    The Miami Dolphins and quarterback Tua Tagovailoa have yet to work out a long-term contract extension, but Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill believes his QB should be one of the highest-paid signal-callers in the league. "For people to like sit here and try to discredit Tua and say he's not deserving of a contract is wild to me," Hill said. "A lot of guys on the team understand his value and understand that we need him. We need his leadership, we need the mindset that he brings into each and every week. It's there. It's like Terminator almost, man. I feel like he should be one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the league." Tagovailoa is heading into his fifth year in the NFL and is coming off a career year in which he led the NFL with 4,624 passing yards and added 29 touchdowns while completing 69.3% of his passes in 17 regular-season games.

    Jul 14 · Source via Miami Dolphins Tyreek Hill Tua Tagovailoa
  • Dolphins Prioritizing New Deal For Tua Tagovailoa

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    According to ESPN's Jeff Darlington, the Dolphins and quarterback Tua Tagovailoa have had "active negotiations" regarding a new contract. Although this situation has been ongoing for months, both sides have remained amicable through the process. With Tyreek Hill also looking for more money, Miami has been busy. However, the team is prioritizing Tagovailoa's demands, considering he's entering the final year of his rookie deal. The signal-caller is coming off a solid 2023-24 campaign, throwing for 4,624 yards, 29 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions while completing 69.3% of his attempts. Without question, the Dolphins would love to keep him around for years to come, especially since he proved he can stay healthy by appearing in all 17 games last season.

    Jul 8 · Source via Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa
  • Dolphins Have Not Offered Tua Tagovailoa Market-Value Contract

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    Jordan Love, Dak Prescott and Tua Tagovailoa represent the next set of dominoes expected to fall within the quarterback market this summer, with the Jared Goff and Trevor Lawrence deals providing early road maps for the Packers, Cowboys and Dolphins. As of now, Miami does not appear to be comfortable with where the market has [...]

    Jun 26 · Pro Football Rumors Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa
  • Tua Tagovailoa Present For Mandatory Minicamp

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    Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel told reporters on Tuesday that quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is present for mandatory minicamp. "In the flesh," McDaniel said. Tagovailoa is present this week, but he may not do much on the field as he seeks a contract extension that the two sides have been discussing for some time. The 26-year-old former first-rounder wasn't involved as much in voluntary organized team activities this offseason as he has been in years past, but that's also likely related to his contract demands, and it shouldn't be taken in a negative light concerning his 2024 fantasy value. A lighter Tagovailoa should be able to work something out with Miami before the start of the regular season. He had a career year in 2023 and should once again lead a high-scoring Dolphins offense with one of the best one-two punches at wideout in the lead. However, Tagovailoa lacks high-end QB1 upside because of his lack of rushing production.

    Jun 4 · Source via Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa
  • Tua Tagovailoa Drops Weight Heading Into 2024

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    Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has dropped around 10 to 15 pounds this offseason and is down to 220 pounds, which is his ideal playing weight this year as he seeks more agility/escapability. Tagovailoa is currently set to play on his fifth-year option in 2024, but sources are optimistic that the former first-rounder and the Dolphins will be able to work out a long-term contract extension before the 2024 regular season starts this fall. Reports recently were overblown that Tagovailoa was skipping some of the team's offseason meetings. He reported to the first day of voluntary organized team activities on Monday and was seen throwing passes on Tuesday, so he remains fully committed to Miami and is unlikely to stage any sort of holdout this summer. The Dolphins aren't too concerned that Tua's drop in weight will make him more fragile. Tagovailoa doesn't have high-end fantasy upside, but he's at least a midrange QB1 in Miami's high-scoring offense.

    May 21 · Source via Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa
  • Tua Tagovailoa In Attendance For Dolphins' OTAs; QB Rejected Extension Offer

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    Tua Tagovailoa was among the players who sat out some or all offseason workouts prior to the opening of organized team activities. That marked a departure from his previous attendance decisions, and it led to speculation he could remain absent from the remainder of voluntary offseason activities. The extension-eligible Dolphins quarterback is indeed present for the [...]

    May 20 · Pro Football Rumors Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa
  • Tua Tagovailoa In The Building For OTAs

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    Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is in the team's building on Monday for the start of organized team activities, according to a source. Tagovailoa is slated to become the next signal-caller to receive a big payday, but the two sides remain in negotiations this offseason. Despite nothing being finalized, the former first-rounder said he was planning on attending the team's offseason workouts. The 26-year-old reportedly has not been with the team as much this offseason as he has been in previous years, but it's a good sign that he's now with the team for OTAs and remains committed to Miami. It should go a long way to both sides eventually working something out on a long-term extension. If no extension is reached, Tagovailoa would play the 2024 season on his fifth-year option. Contract issues aside, he's a rising midrange QB1 after a career year in 2023 with one of the best 1-2 punches at receiver in Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle.

    May 20 · Source via Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa
  • Tua Tagovailoa Mostly Absent From Offseason Workouts

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    Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has skipped most of the team's voluntary organized team activities in the past month as the team prepares for him to play on his fifth-year option in 2024, according to sources close to the situation. In his first four years in the league, Tagovailoa was present for most of the voluntary work. Sources think his absence is related to his contract status. The fifth overall pick in 2020 is currently set to make $23.171 million on his fifth-year option, but he's hoped for a long-term contract extension, especially after playing all 17 regular-season games in 2023 while throwing for a career-high 4,624 yards. He made the Pro Bowl for the first time and started in his first playoff game, although his 14 interceptions were tied for fourth-most in the NFL. It's unlikely that Tagovailoa will conduct a full-fledged holdout this summer. Contract issues aside, Tagovailoa is in the QB1 ranks in fantasy, but his ceiling isn't as high as the elite names because of his lack of rushing.

    May 17 · Source via Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa
  • Quarterback Stats



    WkVsScoreFPtsQB RankSnpSnp%MS%OppPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1@LACW 36-3432.8167100.074.650284562.2466310551.0001
    2@NEW 24-1715.82563100.054.034213070.0249111430.7500
    3DENW 70-2031.525879.535.626232688.530940000-00
    4@BUFL 20-4817.81865100.056.937253571.4282114273.5000
    5NYGW 31-1622.01254100.059.332223073.3308221263.0000
    6CARW 42-2125.135683.647.832213167.7262300100.0000
    7@PHIL 17-3113.52249100.067.333233271.92161131-3-3.0000
    8NEW 31-1726.0977100.066.251304566.7324312681.3301
    9@KCL 14-2114.41563100.057.136213461.8193103273.5000
    11LVW 20-1321.91270100.058.641283971.8325211263.0001
    12@NYJW 34-1312.3266998.645.732213070.0243122210.5001
    13@WASW 45-1522.094878.739.324182475.028020000-00
    14TENL 27-2811.52372100.050.036233369.72400053155.0001
    15NYJW 30-015.2235386.939.324212487.522410300-00
    16DALW 22-2018.52065100.060.039243764.92931012-2-1.0000
    17@BALL 19-5619.3166492.858.040223857.92372232147.0000
    18BUFL 14-2111.42452100.053.828172763.0173120177.0000
    WC@KCL 7-2615.5-61100.068.942203951.31991123258.3300

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 1, 35, 4, 2, 54, 4, 19, 10, 11, 2, 69, 3, 4, 41, 27, 42, 1, 31, 31, 38, 11, 7, 78, 60, 60, 4, 8, 1, 3, 53


    WkVsScoreFPtsQB RankSnpSnp%MS%OppPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1NEW 20-717.52260100.058.335233369.7270103200.0000
    2@BALW 42-3845.6271100.071.851365072.0469621111.0000
    3BUFW 21-1913.3254093.044.219131872.2186101100.0000
    4@CINL 15-274.5332539.121.91481457.111001100-00
    5@NYJL 17-400.0-----------------
    6MINL 16-240.0-----------------
    7PITW 16-1018.61062100.062.939213560.02611004153.7500
    8@DETW 31-2733.0168100.060.341293680.63823025193.8000
    9@CHIW 35-3227.1457100.061.435213070.0302300500.0000
    10CLEW 39-1726.336289.947.833253278.1285300100.0000
    12HOUW 30-1519.0185572.447.436223661.129910400-00
    13@SFL 17-3318.8164597.871.733183354.529522300-01
    14@LACL 17-2314.11751100.060.831102835.71451023289.3300
    15@BUFL 29-3220.41359100.052.531173056.7234202177.0000
    16GBL 20-2616.51650100.052.026162564.0310132100.0000
    17@NEL 21-230.0-----------------
    18NYJW 11-60.0-----------------
    WC@BUFL 31-340.0-----------------

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 42, 6, 14, 2, 48, 60, 7, 11, 8, 5, 29, 11, 3, 18, 10, 13, 14, 2, 4, 75, 45, 60, 67, 20, 84


    WkVsScoreFPtsQB RankSnpSnp%MS%OppPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1@NEW 17-1619.2225296.357.431162759.3202112410.2510
    2BUFL 0-350.735912.25.441425.01300200-00
    6@JACL 20-2325.7106998.671.450334770.23292103227.3300
    7ATLL 28-3031.5173100.060.344324080.02914214297.2500
    8@BUFL 11-2616.31869100.062.343213953.82050124102.5010
    9HOUW 17-90.0--0.00.0-00-000000-00
    10BALW 22-1013.9163246.423.21681361.5158001300.0010
    11@NYJW 24-1721.31272100.050.036273381.8273210362.0000
    12CARW 33-1015.51874100.047.335273187.1230102400.0000
    13NYGW 20-920.31269100.062.343304173.2244202210.5000
    15NYJW 31-2417.7126895.847.934162759.31962217192.7100
    16@NOW 20-313.0226193.841.527192673.1198112111.0000
    17@TENL 3-347.4296198.464.540183847.4205014210.5001
    18NEW 33-2413.32368100.039.727152268.21091015387.6000

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 3, 6, 2, 10, 6, 7, 4, 65, 5, 9, 5, 2, 1, 11, 1, 7
    Rushing: 3, 1, 1

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