On Sunday, Tua Tagovailoa – the No. 5 overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft – will make his first start for the Miami Dolphins against the Los Angeles Rams. He will become the first left-handed quarterback to start an NFL game in five years.
Here is a look at the greatest left-handed quarterbacks in NFL history, a collection that includes two Hall of Famers. Tua Tagovailoa debuts Sunday.
, where his 49ers had the great misfortune of having to compete against the greatest team of the era, the Cleveland Browns. He did lead the AAFC in passing touchdowns twice and posted a 102.9 passer rating in 1948 (the same passer rating Joe Montana posted during the 49ers' Super Bowl-winning season in 1984).
6. Jim ZornTeams:Seahawks (1976-1984), Packers (1985), Buccaneers (1987)Thanks in large part to Zorn's connection with receiver Steve Largent, the Seahawks went from hopeless expansion outfit to winners in just their third season. By the time the Seahawks became a regular playoff contender in the mid-1980s, Zorn had been replaced by Dave Krieg, but the southpaw quarterback already
. Zorn, a second-team All-Pro in 1978, was inducted into the Seahawks Ring of Honor in 2001.5. Michael VickTeams:Falcons (2001-06), Eagles (2009-2013), Jets (2014), Steelers (2015)A dynamic dual-threat quarterback, Vick was one of the NFL's most exciting players in the early-2000s before his involvement in a dog fighting ring derailed his career. He was a four-time Pro Bowler and his 6,109 yards rushing over his 13-year career are the most ever for an NFL quarterback. In a 2002 NFC wild-card game,
Vick led an upset of the Packers at Lambeau Field, which was the first time Green Bay lost a playoff game at the legendary venue. In 2006, Vick became the first quarterback to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season, finishing with 1,039 yards and breaking Douglass' 34-year-old mark. (Vick's record was
, who ran for 1,206 yards in 2019.)4. Mark BrunellTeams:Packers (1994), Jaguars (1995-2003), Washington (2004-06), Saints (2008-09), Jets (2010-11)Brunell helped the expansion Jaguars quickly become contenders. He led Jacksonville to the AFC championship game in just the franchise's second season, in what was the first of four consecutive playoff appearances for what was one of the AFC's best teams in the late-90s. In the 1996 playoffs, Brunell helped the Jaguars pull off one of the biggest upsets in NFL postseason history,
. Brunell was a three-time Pro Bowler, and won a Super Bowl ring as a backup to Drew Brees in New Orleans in 2009. Brunell finished with 32,072 yards and 184 passing touchdowns over his 17-year career.3. Boomer EsiasonTeams:Bengals (1984-1992, 1997), Jets (1993-95), Cardinals (1996)Read more: USA TODAY »
NASA Updates TV Coverage for First Commercial Crew Rotation Flight
NASA and SpaceX are now targeting 7:27 p.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 15, for liftoff of the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida with astronauts to the International Space Station.
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