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The Splash Zone 12/29/22: Teddy Bridgewater expected to start against Patriots

Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

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Miami Dolphins head coach, Mike McDaniel, confirmed yesterday that quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa suffered another concussion on Sunday during the game against the Green Bay Packers. McDaniel did not rule out Tua for this Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots, but the expectation is that Teddy Bridgewater will be out their as the starting quarterback. This would be Brdigewater’s second start of the season, but he only played one snap in his last start before being ruled out with a shoulder injury and was evaluated for a head injury.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day’s round-up below.

Why the Miami Dolphins Offense Can Thrive With Teddy Bridgewater - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Teddy Bridgewater could be in line to make his second start for the Miami Dolphins

Dolphins at Patriots

Breaking Down the First Miami Dolphins-New England Patriots Week 17 Injury Report - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
The Miami Dolphins were missing eight players from practice Wednesday, including six because of injury

Mike McDaniel

Miami Dolphins Head Coach Mike McDaniel December 28 Takeaways - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Checking out the key points of Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel's Wednesday media session ahead of their Week 16 matchup against New England

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins Had Tua Tagovailoa Answers In November But Now Questions About The Future Persist – OutKick
Tua Tagovailoa's rough December that now includes a trip to concussion protocol has raised questions about his future. Dolphins Tagovailoa questions

NFL Doctor Discusses Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa Situation - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
The NFL's chief medical officer says Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa did not show any concussion symptoms during the game against Green Bay

Teddy Bridgewater Can Still Lead the Miami Dolphins to the Playoffs -- If He Turns Back the Clock
The Dolphins won't have Tua Tagovailoa Sunday when they face the Patriots. The good news is they have Teddy Bridgewater as their Plan B.

Teddy Bridgewater finally gets opportunity to start — and finish — a game for Dolphins
Teddy Bridgewater is expected to start in place of Tua Tagovailoa vs. the Patriots, finally having a shot at playing a complete game for the Dolphins.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 12/28/22: Tua Tagovailoa’s health should be priority #1 - The Phinsider
Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

How are fans feeling as Dolphins loses four straight? Week 17 SB Nation Reacts fan confidence poll - The Phinsider
Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Miami Dolphins fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to...

Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing - The Phinsider
Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

Concussion confirmed for Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa - The Phinsider
For the second time this year, Tagovailoa will miss time with a head injury.

Five Things I Think I Think About the Miami Dolphins - Week 16 2022 - The Phinsider
My spirit got run over by a reindeer

Dolphins’ wide receivers Tyreek Hill, Jaylen Waddle react to the news of Tua Tagovailoa entering concussion protocol - The Phinsider
We’re all hoping Tagovailoa can return this season.

Teddy Bridgewater Miami Dolphins NFL Playoffs - The Phinsider
How far can Teddy Bridgewater take the Dolphins this year?

Miami’s streaky season hasn’t prevented Tyreek Hill from remaining a top-tier wide receiver - The Phinsider
He ranks second in receptions and yards

Which New England Patriots Player Would You Like To See On The Miami Dolphins? - The Phinsider
Our Miami Dolphins will enter week seventeen on a bad note. Not only has the team lost four games in a row but starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has been lost at least for this week's game...

Dolphins squander first-half lead against Green Bay. What does it mean for Tua’s future? - The Phinsider
One of the worst, most perplexing weeks in Dolphins fandom history...