Sudah tiga minggu sejak quarterback Miami Dolphins Tua Tagovailoa mengalami kecederaan kepala yang mengerikan ketika menentang Cincinnati Bengals pada Khamis Night Football. Tetapi dia telah membersihkan protokol gegaran dan kembali berlatih untuk membuat persediaan untuk perlawanan akan datang Totobet SGP menentang Pittsburgh Steelers pada Sunday Night Football.
Tua Tagovailoa Miami Dolphins Membersihkan Protokol Gegaran Minggu 7 Steelers
Tua Tagovailoa dari Miami Dolphins menjalankan latihan lulus di kemudahan latihan mereka di Miami Gardens, Florida. Tagovailoa kembali ke barisan pemain selepas terlepas tiga perlawanan terakhir akibat gegaran otak. (Imej: USA Today Sports )
Dolphins (3-3) tewas tiga perlawanan berturut-turut sejak Tagovailoa keluar dari Minggu 4 dengan gegaran otak. Dalam pertarungan malang yang luar biasa, Dolphins mempunyai tiga quarterback permulaan turun dalam permainan berturut-turut.
Backup quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a concussion in Week 4 against the New York Jets, and the Dolphins lost in a 40-17 blowout.
Last Sunday, the Dolphins inserted rookie third-stringer Skylar Thompson into the starting lineup against the Minnesota Vikings. Thompson exited his first-career Result Sidney start with a hand injury and Bridgewater came off the bench to finish the game. The Dolphins lost their third straight game and sunk to 3-3 after being beat by the Vikings, 24-16.
The Dolphins are eager to get Tagovailoa back on the field. Their offense generated 16 points per game during their three-game losing streak. During their 3-0 winning streak to start the season, the Dolphins averaged 27.6 points per game with Tagovailoa under center.
Tagovailoa: Blank Space Where His Mind Should Be
Tagovailoa talked to reporters for the first time after practice this week. He shared details about what happened after Josh Tupou from the Bengals knocked him out of the game after a sack in the second quarter.
I wouldn’t say it was scary for me at the time because there was a point where I was unconscious, so I couldn’t really tell what was going on,” said Tagovailoa. “When I did come to and kind of realized what was going on and what was happening, I didn’t think of anything long term or short term. I was just wondering what happened.”
As soon as Tagovailoa hit the ground, his hands and fingers seized up. It was a harrowing image that occurred on a prime-time game on Thursday Night Football.
There was universal outrage after the incident because Tagovailoa clearly suffered a head injury a few days before in a comeback victory against the Buffalo Bills in Week 3. He hit the back of his head on one play and stumbled back to the huddle with the aid of his teammates. The medical staff evaluated him but diagnosed a back injury and cleared him of a concussion. The doctor who evaluated Tagovailoa at halftime of the Bills game has since been fired.
Dolphins Look to End Skid Against Steelers
The Dolphins host the Steelers (2-4) in Week 7. The Steelers are fresh off an upset victory against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 6. The Dolphins are -7 favorites with Tagovailoa back in the lineup against the Steelers.
The Dolphins started the season with a 3-0 record against the spread, but failed to cover in their last three games. Their betting record has dropped to 3-3 ATS.
After the Dolphins won their first three games, their Super Bowl LVII odds improved to +1800 at DraftKings. After losing three games in a row, the Dolphins slipped to +4000 odds to win the Super Bowl.
Tagovailoa cleared concussion protocol last Saturday. But the Dolphins kept him out of Week 6’s game against the Minnesota Vikings because he didn’t practice with the team that week. He resumed a normal practice routine this week to prepare against the Steelers.
Despite the concussion and subsequent three-game skid, Tagovailoa said he’s not going to make any drastic changes to how he approaches the game.
Hanya perlu menjadi diri saya sendiri,” katanya. “Saya bukan penyelamat Hk Hari ini pasukan ini. Saya bukan sahaja masuk dan kita mula memenangi perlawanan. Ia adalah perjanjian pasukan. Jadi bagi saya, jangan nak paksa apa-apa. Jangan cuba membuat drama yang tidak ada. Hanya berikan pemain kami bola dan biarkan mereka pergi bekerja.”
Tagovailoa melemparkan lapan gol musim ini, termasuk enam dalam kemenangan kemunculan semula yang menakjubkan menentang Baltimore Ravens pada Minggu 2. Dalam tiga perlawanan pertama musim ini, dia menyempurnakan 72% hantarannya.