Dolphins’ QB Tua Tagovailoa bruised his ribs during Week 2 and was carted off the field in clear discomfort.
Injury Update: Tua Tagovailoa has a rib injury and is questionable to return.
— Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) September 19, 2021
Tom Peliserro reports that x-rays on the injury were negative and that Tagovailoa is in a lot of pain, with an MRI scheduled for Monday.
Tagovailoa, 22, was selected with the No. 5 overall pick out of Alabama in 2020 by the Dolphins. He signed a four-year, $30,275,438 rookie contract that includes a $19,578,501 signing bonus.
The contract includes a fifth year for the Dolphins to pick up for the 2024 season.
In 2020, Tagovailoa appeared in 10 games and completed 64.1 of his passing attempts for 1,814 yards, 11 touchdowns, and five interceptions. He also rushed 36 times for 109 yards and three touchdowns.
We’ll have more on Tagovailoa as the news is available.