AP source: NFL to discuss roughing calls, no change imminent
A person with directly knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press that the NFL did not give officials a directive to emphasize roughing-the-passer penalties following Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa’s concussion, but the topic will be discussed next week when NFL owners meet in New York.
NFL's concussion protocol modified after Tagovailoa review
The NFL and NFL Players Association have agreed to make changes to the league’s concussion protocol following a joint investigation into the procedures after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered what was described as a back injury against the Buffalo Bills last month.
How easy is it to get a concussion like Tua’s?
Getting hit on the pickleball court or merely falling off your bicycle can lead to a blow to the head hard enough to cause a concussion. In South Florida, where outside activity happens year-round, doctors say the steady stream of patients they treat, young and old, who have concussion symptoms has risen.sun-sentinel.com
J.J. Watt says he's playing 4 days after atrial fibrillation
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt says he had his heart shocked into rhythm after going into atrial fibrillation this week, and he still plans to play Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. The Cardinals reported Watt did not practice on Wednesday and Thursday and was limited on Friday. The 33-year-old Watt is a five-time All-Pro and the 2017 Walter Payton Man of the Year.news.yahoo.com
‘You Guys Should Go to Jail’: Concussion Expert Rages After Dolphins QB Is Hospitalized
Kareem Elgazzar/ReutersA neuroscientist who specializes in concussions called for the Miami Dolphins’ medical staff and coaches to be fired after quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was hospitalized with a brutal head injury during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals Thursday night. Tagovailoa was taken to the ground during the second quarter and had to be stretchered off the field. The Dolphins later said he had been discharged from the hospital. But Dr. Chris Nowinski, who also specializes in CTE, wanews.yahoo.com
Miami Sports Pod: Dolphins upset Bills, remain only undefeated team in AFC
On the latest episode of the Miami Sports Pod, Local 10 Sports Anchors Will Manso and Clay Ferraro discuss the major upset win by the Miami Dolphins. First year head coach Mike McDaniel and third year QB Tua Tagovailoa are now 3-0 on the season, the only undefeated team remaining in the AFC.
AP source: NFL, NFLPA reviewing Tagovailoa's quick return
A person with knowledge of the matter said after the game that there will be a joint review by the NFL and the National Football League Players Association of what went into the decision to allow Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to return to a game despite what was called a head injury.