Tua Tagovailoa Goes Off in Miami Dolphins' Incredible Comeback Over Baltimore Ravens

The Tua Tagovailoa and Tyreek Hill connection has arrived for the Miami Dolphins. Despite falling down 28-7 at halftime, the Dolphins walked away Sunday with an improbable 42-38 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa exploded for 469 passing yards and six touchdown passes, thanks in no small part to Hill's 190 yards on 13 targets and fellow speedster Jaylen Waddle's 171 receiving yards and two touchdowns. With the shocking win, the Dolphins move to 2-0 in the AFC, and the Ravens are left pondering where they went wrong.

The Ravens played about as complete a first half of football you'll ever see. They opened the game with an electric 103-yard kick return touchdown by Devin Duvernay, and later added a 75-yard catch and run by wide receiver Rashod Bateman to go up 14-7. Quarterback Lamar Jackson went into the locker room at the half 11/13 for 210 yards with 28 points on the board, and it could have been worse: the Dolphins recovered a goal-line fumble to keep the Ravens from scoring yet another touchdown. Safety Marcus Williams added two interceptions to bring his season total to three, and everything seemed copasetic for Baltimore in the first 30 minutes of play.

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The Ravens likely expected the second half to be largely academic, but the Dolphins would not be so hastily dismissed. Miami came out with a touchdown on their first drive, but Jackson quickly added a scintillating 79-yard touchdown run to reclaim the three-score lead. Not easily discouraged, Miami added two more unanswered touchdowns, including a 48-yard strike to Tyreek Hill to pull within seven. Somehow, someway the Dolphins found themselves with a chance to tie the game midway through the fourth quarter when Tagovailoa hit Hill again for a baffling 60-yard touchdown. A Ravens field goal failed to stop the bleeding; the Dolphins got the ball back one last time, and Tagovailoa hit Waddle for a 7-yard touchdown to take the lead in the game's waning seconds to finish the improbable comeback.

In Week 3, the Miami Dolphins host the Buffalo Bills in a colossal AFC East showdown, and the Ravens will look to erase the memory of this bitter defeat when they travel to New England to face the Patriots.

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