Tua Tagovailoa’s breakout game doesn’t equal future success

Yourphoto: Getty Images Trailing 35-14 heading into the fourth quarter, the Miami Dolphins scored 28 points in the final frame to cap off a remarkable comeback against the Baltimore Ravens. Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa had six touchdown passes on the day, marking just his second career game with more than two passing touchdowns and his … Read more

Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins rally late to stun Baltimore Ravens

Tua takes a selfie or perhaps a quick Facetime after memorable fourth-quarter performance.Image: AP From zero to hero has never described a quarterback’s resurgence so aptly as it does Tua Tagovailoa in Week 2. The steam may still be emanating off of the Dolphins quarterback after he caught fire in the first half and outdueled … Read more

Bengals’ Joe Burrow’s ‘magic’ might not be enough to save the season

Joe Burrow could use a lot more pass protection.Image: Getty Images After losing to the Cowboys Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals fell to 0-2. It would seem lady luck has abandoned ship and put last year’s Super Bowl runner-up on notice that it might not be as easy as once thought. Building a perennial winner in … Read more

Arizona Cardinals’ Kyler Murray is the NFL MVP of Week 2

Arizona’s Kyler Murray gets the MVP for Week 2.Image: Getty Images As tempting as it is to call Tua Tagovailoa the most valuable player of Week 2, he had help. Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle meep-meeped all over the Raiders, but he earned so much respect that this is the weekend everyone learned how to … Read more

Maybe it’s best that Sean Payton didn’t get the Dolphins job

Sean Payton (r.)photo: Getty Images I guess it’s safe to say that if Sean Payton was the coach of the Miami Dolphins, Tua Tagovailoa would have little to possibly no room for error as a starter. That’s what I gather after hearing Payton’s appearance on The Herd with Colin Cowherd on Monday, where he went … Read more

There’s been an overcorrection on the Eagles

Slow your roll on the championship talk, Philadelphia.Image: Getty Images It’s impossible to walk by a game of oversized Jenga at the bar and not look at the teetering stack of blocks. There’s something about how it sways before inevitably crashing down into wreckage that’s enthralling. It’s how I feel when I look at the … Read more

The NFL’s 5 most intriguing Week 1 storylines

photo: Getty Images There are bound to be hard feelings whenever a player is traded away from a team they had great success with. During Tireek Hill’s six years in Kansas City, he went from return specialist/slot receiver to one of the best pass catchers in the league. Then he was traded to Miami during … Read more

Buffalo will come out on top

Find someone who looks at you the way Josh Allen looks at the rest of his team.Image: Getty Images Logical outcome: Bills AFC East champions This might be the easiest division winner to pick in the NFL. Buffalo is far and away the best team in the AFC East, and it’d take a collapse of … Read more

The SEC is undeafeated in Week One

Florida and QB Anthony Richardson defeated number 7 Utah 29 to 26.Image: AP The upset of Week 1 in college football wasn’t really an upset — if you ask SEC fans. Bill Napier, in his first game as the head coach of Florida, knocked off defending Pac-12 champ/No.7 Utah in a contest of physical strength … Read more

49ers restructure Jimmy Garoppolo’s deal to keep him as Trey Lance’s backup

After all that, Jimmy G is still in San Franphoto: Getty Images Jimmy Garoppolo sticking around as the backup in the San Francisco 49ers quarterback after all the goodbyes since February is one of the offseason’s biggest shockers. It probably shouldn’t be. Jimmy G and the Niners re-committing to each other ends a summer of … Read more