Tua Tagovailoa, the quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, looked to have a head injury on Sunday and was visibly unsteady on the field. His prompt return to the game caused a lot of uncertainty.
Tagovailoa was cleared to play in Thursday night's game against the Cincinnati Bengals despite an ongoing investigation into how he was permitted to return to the field.
There, he suffered a second, much more serious head injury, which a renowned neuroscientist had foreshadowed hours before the game even started.
Chris Nowinski, a well-known neurologist and the creator of the Concussion Legacy Foundation,
issued a warning about the possibility of Tagovailoa having a second concussion little over four hours before kickoff on Thursday night.
In a Tweet, Nowinski stated that "if Tua takes the field tonight, it's a big step back for #concussion treatment in the NFL." "Everyone involved, including the coaches,