Tua Tagovailoa has fractured ribs and won’t play Sunday when the Miami Dolphins go to the Las Vegas Raiders.
The Dolphins introduced the up to date analysis Wednesday, after preliminary checks recommended Tagovailoa was coping with bruised ribs. Additional exams confirmed the fractures, and the Dolphins have already got determined that Jacoby Brissett will begin this weekend.
It is unclear how lengthy Tagovailoa shall be sidelined. Dolphins coach Brian Flores didn’t need to supply a timetable for a possible return however mentioned Tagovailoa is already enhancing.
Tagovailoa was injured on the second collection of Miami’s 35-0 loss to Buffalo final weekend. He took successful on a fourth-down play from the Payments’ A.J. Epenesa, then slowly made his strategy to the sideline the place a cart was ready to take him off the sphere.
Tagovailoa accomplished 17 of twenty-two passes for 94 yards and a landing when the Dolphins went to Las Vegas and beat the Raiders 26-25 final season.
Brissett accomplished 24 of 40 passes for 169 yards and an interception after getting into the sport as Tagovailoa’s alternative final week. He was sacked 4 instances, a part of a six-sack-yielded day by the Dolphins’ offensive line — a determine that does not even depend the play the place Tagovailoa obtained damage.