Brian Flores has finally put a rest to the ongoing rumor as regards himself and Tua Tagovailoa not getting along . Report says they had beef, and he has corrected the Impression saying that they are flat out wrong!
Flores who spent three seasons as head coach of the Dolphins, reportedly didn’t see “eye-to-eye” with the ex-Alabama QB during his tenure with the team.
Recently, the former coach sat down with Chad Johnson, Omar Kelly and Brandon Marshall for his “I Am Athlete” show and said that’s just not true.
“I think we had a good relationship,” Flores told the guys while reflecting on Tua.
“It was a player-coach relationship. And I think in a relationship like that, the coach challenges the player, and often times the player challenges the coach.”
Brian Flores added, “There was a great deal of respect between the two of us.
This season, Flores and Tua missed the playoffs although, Miami won 8 of its last 9 games after starting the season 1-7.
Many still believes that Brian Flores was fired because of friction between him and the star QB … whom the organization selected with the 5th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.