Miami Dolphins starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered an injury on Sunday in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. The second-year quarterback was carted off the field and sent to the locker room with a rib injury. He was announced as questionable to return.
With Tagovailoa’s game status unclear, the Dolphins have brought in backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett. Brissett signed a one-year deal with Miami in the offseason after spending the last couple of seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. Last season with the Colts, Brissett was strictly used in short yardage/goal line situations, scoring three rushing touchdowns.
But in his last full season starting under center, the veteran quarterback completed 60.9% of his passes 2,942 yards, 18 touchdowns and 6 interceptions in 2019. He also added 228 rushing yards and four touchdowns. It’s too entirely to say whether or not Brissett is worth starting in fantasy, but could be a top waiver wire add if Tagovailoa is out for an extended period of time.