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Jaylen Waddle, Terron Armstead did not practice on Wednesday

The Dolphins have already announced that quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will be out for Sunday’s game against the Jets.But Miami also has a lengthy injury report to start the week, with a few other key players who weren’t on the field for Wednesday’s practice.Receiver Jaylen Waddle (groin), offensive tackle Terron Armstead (toe), and cornerback Xavien Howard [more]

Political ads funded by 49ers target Stephen Ross

Last month, news surfaced that 49ers owner Jed York and Dolphins owner Stephen Ross are on opposing sides of the mayoral race in Santa Clara. The situation has escalated.According to the San Francisco Chronicle, via Sports Business Daily, the 49ers have funded ads that attack incumbent Mayor Lisa Gillmor — and that also target Ross [more]

Xavien Howard day-to-day, Byron Jones not ready to come off PUP list

Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard was pulled from last Thursday’s game with a groin injury and his status will be a key storyline for the team as they head toward Sunday’s game against the Jets.Head coach Mike McDaniel offered an update on Howard during a Wednesday press conference. He said that Howard is day-to-day and doing [more]

NFL, NFLPA will interview Tua Tagovailoa on Tuesday

It’s been known since the NFL Players Association invoked the right to launch an investigation as to the handling of Tua Tagovailoa nine days ago that, eventually, Tua would be interviewed.Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the interview will happen today.As PFT reported over the weekend, the NFLPA plans to ask Tua whether, if [more]

Tom Brady weighs in on recent focus on concussions in football

Five years ago, Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady became the short-term focal point of concussions in football after his wife disclosed that he has had multiple concussions. Currently, Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is the face of concussions in the NFL.On Monday, Brady addressed the situation in his Let’s Go! podcast. Jim Gray set the table by [more]

Tua Tagovailoa investigation includes, among other things, whether the doctors watched the video

Not much is being said about the specifics of the investigation regarding the decision to allow Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to re-enter the September 25 game between Buffalo and Miami. As the investigation proceeds, there’s one very specific question to be asked.Did the doctors review the video of Tua wobbling and stumbling after his head [more]

Bill Belichick: I’ve removed players with concussion symptoms even if doctors cleared them

Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he has taken players out of games because he suspected they suffered a concussion, even if the medical staff cleared the player to play.“I’ve definitely done that before. Oh yeah,” Belichick said on WEEI. “If I see a player that I think is not functioning properly that for some reason [more]

Dolphins sign Reid Sinnett to practice squad

With Tua Tagovailoa out and no timetable set for his return, the Dolphins are adding another quarterback.Head coach Mike McDaniel said in his Monday press conference that Miami is signing Reid Sinnett to its practice squad.“That was something we prioritized over the weekend,” McDaniel said.Sinnett entered the league in 2020 as an undrafted free agent [more]

Tua Tagovailoa will not play in Week 5

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will not be on the field in Week Five.Tagovailoa went to the hospital after hitting his head on the turf and being diagnosed with a concussion during last Thursday’s loss to the Bengals and head coach Mike McDaniel told reporters on Monday that the quarterback will not play against the Jets [more]

Tony Dungy decries “broken system” after Cameron Brate returns to play following apparent head injury

At a time of supposedly unprecedented sensitivity to ensuring that players who may have suffered head injuries are removed from play, common sense suggests that everyone connected to the process will be more careful than ever about flagging potentially concussed players and properly checking them out. Alas, common sense ain’t.Late in the first half of [more]

NFLPA believes Tua Tagovailoa shouldn’t have returned last week, even if it was a back injury

On the surface, the situation that emerged last Sunday involving Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa can seem complicated. After seeing Tua stumble and nearly fall, was it a head injury or a back injury?The NFL Players Association believes it’s far more simple than that. Per a source with knowledge of the union’s thinking, even if it [more]

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