Miami Dolphins Head Coach Brian Flores Confirms QB Tua Tagovailoa Won’t Play Final Preseason Game

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The decorativeness enactment is astir successful show for the Miami Dolphins, but grooming campy isn’t implicit yet.

As Miami prepares for their last preseason game, caput manager Brian Flores kicked disconnected signifier with a large announcement concerning playing clip against the Bengals.

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“Yeah, Tua won’t play connected Sunday and we’ll astir apt remainder astir of the starters,” said Flores.

That determination was made earlier crippled 2 against the Falcons. The lone downside the Dolphins had to see is the three-week span betwixt crippled drawback for their starters.

“We’ve had associated practices with 2 teams. We had 10 bully days anterior to that. We felt similar this was the champion happening for our team. We’ll signifier them hard this week, adjacent week arsenic well,” Flores said.

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There are immoderate starters and cardinal players who mightiness marque an appearance. Coach Flores said the receivers coming disconnected wounded could play. That radical includes DeVante Parker, Albert Wilson, Preston Williams and Will Fuller.

Outside of wide receiver, 1 of the deepest positions connected the roster is astatine wrong linebacker. Between Elandon Roberts, Bernardrick McKinney, Duke Riley and Sam Eguavoen, Flores has a batch of enactment and accidental helium hopes to support them each erstwhile it comes down to trimming the roster.

“It’s much apt than not that unluckily idiosyncratic volition get injured oregon determination volition beryllium a COVID concern oregon we’re going to request arsenic galore capable bodies arsenic possible. And we similar each those guys. You mentioned them all. It’s a bully group,” said Flores.

One different happening Flores mentioned was COVID-19 vaccination presumption wouldn’t beryllium a origin successful his determination erstwhile it comes down to making last roster cuts. The deadline to get to the last 53 is August 31.

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