Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel introduced Friday that quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will stay on the NFL’s concussion file and miss Sunday’s sport towards the New England Patriots.
McDaniel first introduced Monday that the participant was on league file after struggling a concussion in the course of the Inexperienced Bay Packers sport a day earlier. Tagovailoa performed your complete sport towards the Packers and the coach could not discover a second when the 24-year-old might be injured.
Tagovailoa seems to be displaying indicators of enchancment, McDaniel instructed reporters on Friday.
“I might say he is higher than he was the day earlier than however I am additionally making an attempt to get a group prepared for this sport and it actually does not do anybody any good to speak an excessive amount of on this state of affairs the place he has to concentrate on his well being and nothing else,” stated the coach.
That is the second time this season that the quarterback has landed on the concussion protocol, which is the NFL’s coverage on evaluating and caring for gamers that suffer a concussion.
Veteran quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is anticipated to begin Sunday in Tagovailoa’s spot.
The NFL and NFL Gamers Affiliation investigated using the league’s concussion protocol in relation to Tagovailoa’s damage and located no violation of that protocol, the NFL and NFLPA stated in a joint assertion Saturday.
“The evaluate concluded that no signs of concussion have been proven or reported as much as the next day. At the moment, the group’s medical workers appropriately assessed and included Mr. Tagovailoa within the concussion protocol,” the assertion stated.