NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that last week, when the Dolphins brought in players before the league closed facilities, their first call was to the Alabama quarterback to try to bring him in for an update on his surgically repaired hip, per a source informed of the decision. The logistics didn’t work out for a visit, but that was their goal, Rapoport added.
The Dolphins, who currently pick at No. 5, have been linked to Tua since before the start of last season. Miami’s interest in bringing in the dynamic signal-caller for a medical checkup continues the belief that he could be their target on draft day.