Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa throws against the Los Angeles Charger during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) (Mark J. Terrill, Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Tua Tagovailoa put on a performance for the ages on Sunday.

On Wednesday, he was recognized for his outstanding work against the Los Angeles Chargers.

For the second time in his career, Tagovailoa was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week.

He also received the award last season when the Dolphins beat Baltimore.

Tagovailoa was 28-45 for 466 yards and 3 touchdowns.

The Dolphins quarterback also threw the game-winning touchdown pass, a beautiful touch pass to Tyreek HIll in the fourth quarter.

Hill was also remarkable for the Dolphins in Week 1.

The wide receiver had 11 catches for 215 yards and 2 touchdowns.

The Dolphins head to New England to face the Patriots on Sunday Night Football in Week 2.

About the Author:

David Lang is executive producer of the Local 10 sports department.