Dolphins QB Clears Concussion Protocol, Will Serve As Backup In Week 6

After a hot 3-0 start to the 2022 NFL season, the Miami Dolphins have struggled over the past few weeks for a number of reasons, but the main one is the injuries suffered to the Quarterback position, as both Tua Tagovailoa and Teddy Bridgewater went down, leaving third string Skylar Thompson to play against the New York Jets, which didn't end well.

The news came through today that Tua can return in Week 7, but it's even better for Bridgewater, who has cleared concussion protocol and will be back in the lineup against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 6, but given that Thompson has taken all the reps this week, the veteran will serve as the teams backup. In a surprisingly tough AFC East, the Dolphins need to win to keep pace with the Jets and the Bills, and they believe they can do so with Thompson under centre, despite the stiff competition they face in the form of the 4-1 Minnesota Vikings.

Bridgewater came to the Dolphins this off-season to serve as the backup for Tua, and while it hasn't gone to plan thus far, this team is very talented, and if the QB situation can get figured out in the near future, this team has a very good shot at making a deep run through the 2022 playoffs.

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