Tagovailoa was knocked out Miami’s 35-0 defeat NS Buffalo Bills Sunday after a hit from Bills’ defensive end AJ Epenesa On the second drive of the dolphin game. He was immediately carted into the locker room and never returned. Jacoby Briss He threw 169 yards and a passcut in his place.
Flores said Tagovailoa was still in “significant pain” on Monday and is undergoing further testing. Follow-up X-rays of Tagovailoa’s ribs were negative, sources told ESPN’s Adam Chefter.
Flores also praised Tagovailoa’s toughness, which dates back to the dislocation of the lower back that suffered in his last year in Alabama in 2019.He has a quarterback this Sunday Las Vegas Raiders However, Tagovailoa’s game status suggested that it was a pain tolerance issue.
“Tour is very tough. It’s not his problem,” Flores said. “He’s definitely a tough kid … if Tua can go, he’ll go. It’s his type of kid.”
Flores said Tagovailoa is about to return to the match against Bills on Sunday and hopes to be able to practice on Wednesday. He also mentioned flake jackets as a possible second year quarterback to mitigate the impact of the hit.
Another player that Miami expects to practice on Wednesday is the wide receiver Will Fuller, Missed Thursday and Friday practice and Sunday match for personal reasons. Fuller is at the facility on Monday, according to Flores, and the team expects him to be with them throughout the week.
On Friday, Flores didn’t elaborate on Fuller’s personal issues, but said it came as a surprise. Fuller made his debut with the dolphins after a one-game suspension to start the season.He had the first five seasons of his career Houston Texans..
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Brian Flores-Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, rib injury. WR will fuller back with the team
https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/32243916/dolphins-qb-tua-tagovailoa-avoids-serious-rib-injury-source-says Brian Flores-Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, rib injury. WR will fuller back with the team