NFL Fans Blasted The Dolphins’ Explanation For Tua Tagovailoa Being Put Back In Game After Head Injury (TWEETS)

MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – SEPTEMBER 25: Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa #1 of the Miami Dolphins lays on the turf during the second quarter of the game against the Buffalo Bills at Hard Rock Stadium on September 25, 2022 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Megan Briggs/Getty Images)

Tua Tagovailoa may have gotten the win today, but many are blasting the Miami Dolphins for allowing him to return to the game when he seemed to be concussed.

The Miami Dolphins quarterback briefly left Sunday’s Week 3 game against the Buffalo Bills with an injury in the second quarter. Tagovailoa was dropping back to avoid a Bills defender and was pushed down as you could see his neck snap back and his helmet hit the ground.

Tagovailoa got up and appeared to try to shake off whatever was bothering him. As he tried to walk up the field to return to the huddle, Tagovailoa fell to the ground. He had to be held up by two of his teammates as their medical personnel ran on the field.

Huge play by Tua Tagovailoa but he’s hit hard late. And now he’s wobbly. This is awful for the Dolphins. pic.twitter.com/cAiteUKX8q

— Will Manso (@WillManso) September 25, 2022

He was later diagnosed with a head injury and was questionable to return.

The former Alabama star would soon return and everybody questioned why he would be allowed back on the field.

Apparently, he was dealing with a back injury – not a head injury, per NFL insider Ian Rapoport.

“My understanding of the Tua Tagovailoa situation: He tweaked his back in the 1st quarter on a sneak and didn’t miss time. After the Matt Milano hit, his back locked up — leading to him wobbling. Into the locker room for a full concussion check. Fully cleared. Now on the field.”

My understanding of the Tua Tagovailoa situation: He tweaked his back in the 1st quarter on a sneak and didn’t miss time. After the Matt Milano hit, his back locked up — leading to him wobbling. Into the locker room for a full concussion check. Fully cleared. Now on the field.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 25, 2022

Nobody believed that.

I’m calling bull$hit on the “back tweak theory”. Watch the vid. Tua shakes his head multiple times to “clear the cobwebs”, which is a specific sign of vision impairment after #concussion. He also wobbles getting up before falling. His return is a fail @NFL pic.twitter.com/oLUNiGsc2A https://t.co/zDauYxvuLc

— Chris Nowinski, Ph.D. (@ChrisNowinski1) September 25, 2022

But that’s why he grabbed for his HEAD when it happened and not his back 🥴

That makes NO FUCKIN SENSE 🤦🏽‍♂️ https://t.co/4nn1aQDEXu pic.twitter.com/etuReetJFJ

— OSBKEHighlandsRios (@HighlandsRios) September 25, 2022

The concussion tester https://t.co/hDxk7d0Ycr pic.twitter.com/EyOayC9qMJ

— Daft Pun (@CooperEarlJones) September 25, 2022

The doctor that cleared him: https://t.co/fs6VKrXDHh pic.twitter.com/0c8i4CuWQO

— Moneybagg Yo(hannes) 🇪🇷 (@AronYohannes) September 25, 2022

Getting to the point where NFL teams should be investigated for criminal negligence regarding player health. As someone who’s unfortunately had extensive experience here, you don’t wobble dizzily with a tweaked back, but you absolutely do with a hard blow to the head. https://t.co/qqjygbtQjl

— Lakshya Jain (@lxeagle17) September 25, 2022

I’ve ruptured L5/S1 and had back spasms and never looked like that. I’ve had multiple concussions and looked JUST like that.

Everyone is different….

But sadly, that man was concussed. https://t.co/pKLE4hIuff

— Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) September 25, 2022

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