Quarterbacks generate more discussion than any other position in the NFL. They’re the highest earners, receive the most credit for wins and shoulder the majority blame in defeat…

Quarterbacks generate more discussion than any other position in the NFL. They’re the highest earners, receive the most credit for wins and shoulder the majority blame in defeat…

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The Miami Dolphins have a major decision at quarterback. They can sit Tua Tagovailoa for a year as he recovers from a November hip injury that required surgery or allow him a legitimate chance to beat Ryan Fitzpatrick for the starting job. 
The team has plenty of reasons to keep the rookie on the sideline in 2020. The offensive line is in flux. Jesse Davis may be the only starting holdover from 2019. Secondly, Fitzpatrick had a strong finish to the 2019 campaign, throwing for 1,628 yards, 10 touchdowns and just three interceptions in December.
Fitzpatrick could post decent numbers in his sixth season working with Chan Gailey, who will take over play-calling duties for former offensive coordinator Chad O’Shea. 
In 2015, Fitzpatrick had his best showing under Gailey with the New York Jets, throwing for 3,905 yards, 31 touchdowns and 15 interceptions, which is another reason to keep Tagovailoa on the bench until he’s 100 percent.
Nevertheless, Fitzpatrick has a track record of inconsistency. He hasn’t thrown for more than 20 touchdowns since the 2015 term.
Last season, wide receiver DeVante Parker and tight end Mike Gesicki listed first and second on the team, respectively, in catches and receiving yards. That trend will likely continue, but while the former had a breakout 2019 campaign, his first four underwhelming seasons raise concerns about consistency.
That doesn’t bode well for Fitzpatrick or Tagovailoa.
Projected Stats (Fitzpatrick): 314 completions, 507 attempts, 3,310 yards, 21 touchdowns, 15 interceptions, 47 carries, 222 rushing yards, 3 touchdowns
Projected Stats (Tagovailoa): 322 completions, 470 attempts, 3,431 yards, 23 touchdowns, 7 interceptions, 29 carries, 197 rushing yards, 1 touchdown

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