Cincinnati: Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sustained neck and head accidents after being slammed to the bottom in Thursday’s (Friday AEST) recreation in opposition to the Cincinnati Bengals and was stretchered from the sector.
The Dolphins mentioned Tagovailoa was aware, had motion in all his extremities and was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for additional analysis.
Tagovailoa was chased down and sacked by 191cm, 156kg Josh Tupou with about six minutes left in the primary half. He was spun round and thrown to the turf.
While on the bottom, his arms froze in entrance of his face. He remained down for greater than seven minutes earlier than being loaded on a backboard, stabilised and strapped to a stretcher after his facemask was eliminated.
Dolphins gamers gathered round as Tagovailoa was rolled off the sector and the group chanted “Tua! Tua!.”
Reaction got here swiftly from across the NFL. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Broncos QB Russell Wilson promptly tweeted with concern for Tagovailoa’s well-being.
“Praying for you Tua,” Wilson wrote.
The 24-year-old Tagovailoa was affected by a sore again and was listed as questionable for a lot of the week forward of the sport.