Consultant who cleared Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to return to game fired by NFLPA

The NFL Players Association has fired the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant who evaluated Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa after he stumbled off the field against Buffalo last weekend, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person who confirmed the firing, which was first reported by Pro Football Talk, spoke to … Read more

Neurotrauma consultant who evaluated Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa fired over ‘several mistakes’

MIAMI — The unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant involved in clearing Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa during the game Sunday against the Buffalo Bills has been fired after it was found he made “several mistakes” in his evaluation, a league source told ESPN. The source said the NFL Players Association exercised its right to dismiss the consultant. … Read more

How does a concussion impact our brains? Texas university taking an in-depth look

AUSTIN (KXAN) — How does a concussion impact our brains? The University of Texas Southwestern Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute’s College Level Aging Athlete Study or CLEAATS is hoping to gather more information to understand. The study was designed to advance medical science’s understanding of how participation in collegiate sports and resulting sports-related concussions may impact … Read more