As the backlash from Tua Tagovailoa's back-to-back head injuries intensifies, a concussion specialist calls on the NFL, players, and coaches to do more to prevent life-threatening head injuries.
A neurotrauma expert who treated Tagovailoa after his Sept. 25 head injury was sacked Sunday. Many thought the quarterback had brain injuries after falling following the collision,
but the Dolphins said it was a back issue.
After the Bills game, the quarterback wasn't in concussion protocol.
Tagovailoa banged his head against the Bengals four days later. Fans, former players, and others criticised the Dolphins and NFL for not following concussion protocol.
An inquiry into the injuries is continuing and Tagovailoa is anticipated to be interrogated, according to ESPN. McDaniel said the quarterback won't play Oct. 9 against the Jets.
Tagovailoa's MRI was clear, but he's still undergoing concussion procedures, McDaniel said. MRIs may detect brain injury and hemorrhage, but not concussions.