Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Chan Gailey has resigned, the crew introduced on Wednesday.
Gailey, beforehand a head coach with the Dallas Cowboys and the Buffalo Payments, was employed as an assistant to Brian Flores in January 2020.
It gave Gailey the chance to work with former Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in his rookie NFL season.
The Dolphins missed out on the playoffs due to their heavy defeat to the Payments in Week 17, however Flores prompt earlier this week his complete teaching workers would return subsequent 12 months.
A subsequent assertion confirmed Gailey’s departure, nonetheless, and Flores mentioned: “I wish to thank Chan for all of his onerous work and dedication in what was a novel 12 months.
“He performed an necessary position on the workers and within the improvement of our younger roster. I want him all one of the best.”
Tagovailoa, the fifth total decide within the 2020 draft, had seen his school profession ended prematurely as a result of a dislocated hip and began the 12 months as backup to Ryan Fitzpatrick.
The QB made his debut off the bench in opposition to the New York Jets in Week 6 earlier than beginning for the primary time within the Week eight win over the Los Angeles Rams.
There was a very spectacular displaying on the Arizona Cardinals, throwing 20-of-28 for 248 yards and two touchdowns, and Tagovailoa didn’t style defeat till his fourth begin.
He completed the 12 months with a 6-3 document as a starter, however his three interceptions within the humbling 56-26 loss to the Payments on Sunday proved pricey.
These had been three of solely 5 picks for the season, alongside 11 passing TDs. The Payments sport noticed Tagovailoa put up a career-high 361 passing yards however a career-low 62.5 QB score.
He had been benched in opposition to the Las Vegas Raiders the earlier week, too, though the Dolphins then had Fitzpatrick – lacking in opposition to Buffalo as a result of coronavirus – readily available to rescue a win.
Dolphins basic supervisor Chris Grier has mentioned the crew are “very glad” with Tagovailoa as their starter.