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Back in March I wrote about the value of backup quarterbacks. With the NFL season now seven games in, we’ve already seen the importance of having a capable, reliable signal-caller to step in at a moment’s notice. For the Miami Dolphins, the season began with Ryan Fitzpatrick, a 16-year NFL veteran loved throughout the league. It was common knowledge that he would start the season, but that eventually, last year’s fifth-overall draft pick — former University of Alabama standout Tua Tagovailoa — would take over.
This cycle is clockwork in the NFL:
- Team drafts a rookie quarterback high to hopefully