Miami Dolphins Quarterback Tagovailoa Has No Increased Risk of Further Concussions

The Miami Dolphins appear very secure about quarterback Tua Tagovailoa's future. Speaking with reporters at a Monday press conference, general manager Chris Grier expressed confidence the young quarterback would be 100% for next season and is at no increased risk of further concussions.

Tagovailoa experienced (at least) two severe concussions during the 2022 regular season that cost him a total of five games including the postseason. He had yet to be cleared for practice heading into the Dolphins' Wildcard Round matchup with the Buffalo Bills. The Dolphins lost 34-31.

Any good news on Tagovailoa is more than welcome. Thy third-year passer is coming off a breakout season that saw him lead the league in passer rating (105.5) and net yards per passing attempt (8.04). His backups Teddy Bridgewater and Skylar Thompson combined for marks of 72.2 and 5.75. So long as Tagovailoa is healthy, the Dolphins will have a chance to be an elite offense in 2023.

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