For the second time this season, the NFL and the NFLPA investigated whether concussion protocol was properly carried out with Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.
The NFL issued a statement on Saturday afternoon.
Tagovailoa's head hit the turf in the second quarter of last week's game, and everyone missed it. It wasn't until the game concluded that a Twitter user posted the video on social media, questioning if Tagovailoa's three interceptions were a product of his slamming his head into the turf.
Head coach Mike McDaniel said he saw the hit on film the following Monday morning and pointed Tagovailoa in the doctor's direction, where it was determined he had suffered a concussion. Tagovailoa was shortly ruled out for Week 17 when it was confirmed.
The NFL, the Dolphins, and the NFLPA all seem to do the right things in saying that no concussion symptoms were immediately present (or they're trying to cover their asses). Still, a few questions remain: Why didn't someone see this sooner and allow him to continue playing in this game? Will Tagovailoa be shut down for the season? Will Tagovailoa ever play again?
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Merry Christmas to me!
The Indianapolis Colts are benching quarterback Matt Ryan - yes, again - for Nick Foles. Foles will be their third quarterback to start this season. Definitely not what they had planned.
The first time Ryan was benched, rookie Sam Ehlinger took over, and head coach Frank Reich was later fired. Then, the Colts hired Jeff Saturday for some reason, went back to Ryan, and blew the biggest lead in NFL history.
Foles, their last hope, is a former Super Bowl MVP and has only played two snaps this season - the final snaps of a 24-0 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Foles said on Wednesday that he had no frustration towards the Colts for not turning to him earlier in the season.
The Colts take on Justin Herbert, an actual good QB, and the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday Night Football.
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Kyler Murray did tear his ACL as expected, an MRI confirms. He will miss the rest of the season.
While this season was mostly a wash for the Arizona Cardinals, now the question lingers if he'll be ready to go by the start of the 2023 season.
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury told reporters on Tuesday that he will get more tests done before having surgery.
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray suffered a non-contact knee injury on the third play during Monday Night Football.
Murray was in the middle of a scramble when his knee appeared to buckle. (I'm not going to post the video, but you can look for it if you want to see it.) Murray was carted off the field, surrounded by teammates, and quickly ruled questionable to return. Murray was later ruled out by the team in the second quarter with a knee injury.
Backup QB Colt McCoy replaced him.
Reports began to emerge throughout the game that Murray had torn his ACL. Murray will have an MRI on Tuesday to confirm.
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With starter Matthew Stafford already ruled out due to a concussion, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay wouldn't say whether or not backup John Wolford or Bryce Perkins will get the start. However, he did say Perkins got first-team reps in practice this week.
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray has been dealing with a hamstring injury for a couple of weeks, missing two games so far. Murray reportedly originally injured his hamstring at the end of October. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury said on Tuesday that while Murray has made some progress, he's not quite ready to return to the field.
As a disappointing season for Arizona continues, backup QB Colt McCoy will get starting reps while Murray is out.
The Cardinals have the Los Angeles Chargers up next, followed by a Week 13 bye. It's very possible they wait until after the bye week to put Murray back in the line-up.
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The Tennessee Titans dominated the Green Bay Packers from start to finish on Thursday Night Football. The star of the show was running back Derrick Henry. Henry topped 1,000 rushing yards for the season (seven-plus weeks to go). Henry also ran for a touchdown and played quarterback for the night, tossing this pass to tight end Austin Hooper for six.
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The moment we've all been waiting for - we finally know who will be starting for the Washington Commanders going forward. Head coach Ron Rivera announced on Wednesday that quarterback Taylor Heinicke will start for the team in Week 11 against the Houston Texans.
Carson Wentz is still on injured reserve with a finger injury, but he is eligible to resume throwing. It's unclear whether Heinicke will remain the starter for the remainder of the season, or if it's just next week.
In my personal opinion, I think Heinicke has more than earned it. The offense plays better with him, and his record (3-1 as a starter) shows it. He'll get a gimme game against the Texans, but beating the undefeated Philadelphia Eagles was a huge momentum shift for the Commanders.
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Buffalo Bills quarterback and MVP-favorite Josh Allen is said to be dealing with an ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injury and the team is currently evaluating the situation and running more tests to determine the severity of the injury. Allen hurt the elbow on this play and was seen grabbing it immediately after.
First of all, this isn't good news at all. If he were to miss any extended amount of time, it would all but mean the Bills are done this season. A lot is riding on this injury.
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