Tua Tagovailoa concussion confirmed as worries grow over Dolphins quarterback

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Dolphins backmost Tua Tagovailoa suffered a concussion in Sunday’s nonaccomplishment to the Packers, caput manager Mike McDaniel confirmed Wednesday.

The third-yard backmost entered the concussion protocol connected Monday, and seasoned backup Teddy Bridgewater volition get the motion for this Sunday’s matchup against the Patriots. Tagovailoa suffered a frightening concussion against the Bengals connected Sept. 29 and galore suspected helium suffered 1 4 days earlier erstwhile helium appeared wobbly aft a deed against the Bills.

“This is simply a quality being. I’ll bash what the aesculapian experts counsel maine to do,” McDaniel said Wednesday of Tagovailoa.

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A slew of erstwhile players voiced interest for the 24-year-old aft it was reported helium was successful the concussion protocol earlier successful the week.

“It’s astir apt clip to see shutting it down (for the season) erstwhile you’ve had immoderate episodes,” Packers backmost Aaron Rodgers told “The Pat McAfee Show” connected Tuesday. “As a competitor, that’s the past happening you want.”

Tagovailoa’s caput appeared to deed the crushed during a play successful the 2nd 4th of the Dolphins’ Christmas Day showdown against the Packers.

The erstwhile first-round prime is said to person acrophobic McDaniel erstwhile they viewed the movie connected Monday, according to NFL Network’s Cameron Wolfe.

Per the report, Tagovailoa was questioned “about however helium felt aft a peculiar deed successful the game,” and McDaniel noted “some inconsistencies astir what helium usually sees successful Tua caused concern.”

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Tagovailoa missed 2 games pursuing the concussion against the Bengals and returned for an Oct. 23 matchup against the Steelers.

The Dolphins (8-7) volition sojourn the Patriots (7-8) connected Sunday. Miami defeated New England successful Week 1, 20-7.