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Dolphins’ QB Tua Tagovailoa clears concussion protocol

Tua Tagovailoa runs off the field against the Lions

The Miami Dolphins received great news for the next football season.

Tua Tagovailoa has cleared the National Football League’s concussion protocol. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network broke the news Wednesday as several doctors and specialists provided positive results on Tagovailoa. He is fully healthy and expected to be ready for next fall. Miami’s organization is behind the former Alabama quarterback remaining the starter for the Dolphins.

Before sustaining concussions, Tagovailoa had 3,548 passing yards and 25 passing touchdowns in 13 games.

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Miami would have made a run in the playoffs if he had been healthy. Tagovailoa is looking to put the injuries behind him and produce a career in the pros he wants to have.

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Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 15 years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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