If there is any reason to show why Tua Tagovailoa is the franchise quarterback in Miami, Sunday’s stunning fourth-quarter comeback against the Baltimore Ravens should silence skeptics. Tagovailoa threw four games in the fourth quarter as the Miami Dolphins recovered from a 21-point delay to shock the Ravens 42-38.
Tagoviloa threw a match-winning touchdown pass to Jaylen Waddle 14 seconds left to complete the massive comeback — tying the Dolphins franchise’s record with six touchdown passes per game. The Dolphins rallied behind the big three playmakers: Tagovailoa, Waddle and Tyreek Hill — as Miami’s two biggest receivers got three touchdown passes in the final quarter to help Miami shake off the annoyance.
Hill earned a 48-yard touchdown pass and a 60-yard touchdown pass from Tagovailoa in a 2:28 mile to tie the match up with a 5:19 left. He finished 11 bashes for 190 yards and two touchdowns while Waddle had 11 bashes for 171 yards and two touchdowns. Tagoviloa finished 36 of 50 for 469 yards with six touchdowns and two interceptions (both in the first half) and a 124.1 passer rating.
The Ravens built a 35-14 lead after three quarters behind Lamar Jackson, who finished 21 of 29 for 318 yards and three touchdowns and rushed nine times for 119 yards and a point. Jackson is the first player to score a 75-yard pass and a quick 75-yard touchdown in a game. He also had the 11th 100-yard dash as a quarterback, breaking Michael Vick’s record for the most in NFL history.
The Dolphins never got ahead of the game’s winning TD record.
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