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Tua Tagovailoa being lauded by Trent Dilfer after workouts

by Dave Kluge | Dolphins Correspondent | Thu, Apr 9th 3:51pm EDT

Tua Tagovailoa has been working out with former Super Bowl champion quarterback Trent Dilfer at the request of Tagovailoa's dad. The Washington Post claims that Dilfer had his initials worries about the injury but they disappeared immediately after seeing him throw and he expects Tagovailoa to be a future Hall of Famer. (The Washington Post)

Fantasy Impact:

Tagovailoa was touted as the unanimous number one pick before the NCAA season started, but after suffering a hip and ankle injury a lot of teams started to worry about his recovery and Joe Burrow supplanted him as this year's top quarterback. After working out with Dilfer, he has said that Tagovailoa "throws better than Aaron Rodgers and Dan Marino. Whoever gets him wins the draft because you are getting a Hall of Fame player.” That's a huge endorsement from a well-respected former quarterback who has had a lot of close-up looks at future NFL star. While it appears that the Bengals are set on drafting Burrow with the first overall pick, if injury concerns for Tagovailoa subside they may have to rethink their stance. Tagovailoa will most likely be gone after the Dolphins make their pick at fifth overall and could end up with the starting job Week 1 if he's healthy. Knowing that his rehabilitation is going well will make him a late-round target in fantasy drafts as well, assuming he lands somewhere with an immediate quarterback need.

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