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DAVIE, Fla. — Two quarterbacks separated by one pick in the 2020 NFL draft will likely be connected throughout the rest of their pro careers. Tua Tagovailoa and Justin Herbert face off for the first time when the Miami Dolphins host the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday (4:05 p.m. ET, CBS).
Football fans can only hope it’s the start of the NFL’s next great quarterback rivalry. There might never be anything like Tom Brady-Peyton Manning again, but there’s plenty of excitement with the number of young quarterbacks who are emerging in the AFC.
Tagovailoa and Herbert are both competitors, but they aren’t hyping this rivalry.
“That’s just something that’s going to have to be dealt with in the media,” Tagovailoa said. “I have no animosity toward Justin Herbert, and for me, it’s not even a competition between me and him. It’s a competition for myself to go out and see what I can do to help our team be successful against their defense. And I’m pretty sure it’s the same for Justin as