Miami Dolphins quarterback Jacoby Brissett appeared to undergo a knee damage within the third quarter of a Thursday Night Football matchup in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 10.
Brissett, 28, was sacked by Ravens pass-rusher Justin Houston and fumbled on the play. He instantly grabbed at his proper knee in ache, however walked off underneath his personal energy. After being evaluated within the medical tent and jogging on the sideline, he was declared questionable to return and was changed within the recreation by Tua Tagovailoa.
Tagovailoa was the Dolphins’ starter for the season opener, however missed three video games with a rib damage suffered in Week 2. He resumed his function because the starter in Week 6, however suffered a finger damage that stored him out of Week 9. While Tagovailoa returned to the lively roster for the staff’s recreation Thursday, he was made Brissett’s backup.
While the Dolphins led the sport when Brissett exited, he accomplished simply 11 of his 23 passes for 156 yards, and Miami’s solely factors got here on a pair of discipline objectives.
In his 5 begins in 2021, Tagovailoa threw seven touchdowns with 5 interceptions. He was chosen by Miami with the fifth total choose within the 2020 NFL Draft, however that did not cease the Dolphins from reportedly pursuing a trade with the Houston Texans for Deshaun Watson.
Tagovailoa would go 8-of-13 for 158 yards and a dashing landing.