Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has a 50-50 chance of playing on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, after it was revealed that the rookie QB had to have his knee drained twice this week. Tannehill bruised his knee and quad after being viciously sacked by New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace last week, but the fact that the MRI showed no structural damage left most of us optimistic with regards to Tannehill’s chances of playing Sunday.
However, a tweet from Yahoo! Sports Jason Cole revealed that the outlook for Tannehill was less optimistic than what many initially thought. If he is able to play on Sunday, the Dolphins are going to express extreme caution with him. In fact, they will likely go to Matt Moore if their rookie QB suffers complications to his injured knee. Moore is a great backup and showed it last week in leading the ‘Fins to the huge win over the Jets, so Dolphins fans shouldn’t feel too worried if Moore has to come in.
The most important thing is ensuring that Tannehill is healthy, and a rookie QB with a high amount of promise should always be treated with the utmost care. The Miami Dolphins are doing just that with Ryan Tannehill, who is currently listed questionable on the injury report.
The Buffalo Bills are expected to have their first-round draft choice on Sunday, as rookie left tackle Cordy Glenn should be back in the line-up tomorrow. The elite rookie offensive lineman was out for a month with an ankle injury, and the Bills will need him back in order to perform well against a top Houston Texans defense.
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