Miami Dolphins beginning quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has been sidelined due to the fractured ribs he suffered within the Week 2 blowout loss to the Buffalo Bills.
Per Miami’s WPLG, nonetheless, Dolphins head coach Brian Flores advised reporters Monday that Tagovailoa is enhancing and may very well be again within the lineup for this coming Sunday’s recreation towards the Jacksonville Jaguars in London.
“I talked to him today,” Flores stated of his QB1. “He threw today. He looked, he’s definitely making progress and you know we’ll take it this day-to-day and we’re hopeful that he’ll practice this week.”
“I noticed him as we speak. He seems to be, he’s making numerous enhancements. What we’ll want is to see him transfer round, see him throw the ball, see him make throws on the run, see the deep ball. I imply the one factor we gained’t see is actual and true contact on the quarterback. There’s clearly going to be from a pain-tolerance standpoint some issues that he’s going to need to push by way of, which I’m positive he’ll.
“That’s what we’re looking for. Him to go through a normal practice, make all the throws, and go through a two-hour practice.”
Backup Jacoby Brissett harm his hamstring within the Week 5 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Myles Simmons of Pro Football Talk famous Brissett’s standing for the Jacksonville contest is unclear. The Dolphins, in the meantime, proceed to be linked in commerce rumors with disgruntled Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson regardless that Watson is going through 22 lawsuits alleging acts of sexual assault and misconduct and 10 felony complaints.
The NFL commerce deadline is Nov. 2, so Tagovailoa nonetheless has a handful of alternatives to silence such reviews and present he is the precise man for the Miami job if he is wholesome sufficient to compete.