NS Miami Dolphins According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Tua Tagovailoa in the starting quarterback has been placed on the disabled list with rib fractures.
Miami hopes Tagovailoa will be back within three weeks.
Tagovailoa broke his ribs last weekend after Miami lost to Buffalo Bills 35-0 and was previously excluded against the Las Vegas Raiders in the third week.
The earliest time Tagovailoa can return to the field is the sixth week of Miami’s match against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London.
Tagovailoa is one-on-one this season, completing 54.8% of the pass with 215 yards, one touchdown and one passcut. He also ran for the score. 23-year-old veteran quarterback Jacoby Brissette begins with Reed Sinette backing him up.
Brissert launched 32 games in the NFL in 2017 and 2019, including 30 games in Indianapolis Colts. His 28-year-old career was 12 to 20 years old, completing 59.6% of his passes at 6,628 yards and making 31 touchdowns to 14 intercepts. ..
Brissett has been praised by his teammates last week. Albert Wilson, a wide receiver, ESPN’s Marcel Louis-Jacques: “Like Tua, we are completely confident in him.”
In addition to dolphins and Colts, Brissette also played in the New England Patriots.
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Dolphin puts QB Tua Tagovailoa on IR with broken ribs
https://www.yardbarker.com/nfl/articles/dolphins_place_qb_tua_tagovailoa_on_ir_with_fractured_ribs/s1_13132_35967095 Dolphin puts QB Tua Tagovailoa on IR with broken ribs