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 whole teaching employees would return subsequent yr.
A subsequent assertion confirmed Gailey’s departure, nonetheless, and Flores stated: “I need to thank Chan for all of his arduous work and dedication in what was a singular yr.
“He performed an vital position on the employees and within the improvement of our younger roster. I want him all the very best.”
Tagovailoa, the fifth general decide within the 2020 draft, had seen his faculty profession ended prematurely on account of a dislocated hip and began the yr as backup to Ryan Fitzpatrick.
The QB made his debut off the bench towards the New York Jets in Week 6 earlier than beginning for the primary time within the Week 8 win over the Los Angeles Rams.
There was a very spectacular exhibiting 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 yr with a 6-3 file as a starter, however his three interceptions within the humbling 56-26 loss to the Payments on Sunday proved pricey.
These have been three of solely 5 picks for the season, alongside 11 passing TDs. The Payments recreation noticed Tagovailoa put up a career-high 361 passing yards however a career-low 62.5 QB score.
He had been benched towards the Las Vegas Raiders the earlier week, too, though the Dolphins then had Fitzpatrick – lacking towards Buffalo on account of coronavirus – available to rescue a win.
Dolphins normal supervisor Chris Grier has stated the crew are “very completely satisfied” with Tagovailoa as their starter.