Miami QB Bridgewater leaves with finger injury vs. Patriots
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Dolphins quarterback Teddy Bridgewater left Miami’s matchup against the New England Patriots with a right finger injury.
Bridgewater made the start Sunday in place of Tua Tagovailoa, who is in the concussion protocol for the second time this season.
Miami led 14-10 in the third quarter and faced third-and-15 when Bridgewater threw into traffic looking for receiver Trent Sherfield. New England safety Kyle Dugger intercepted it and returned it 39 yards for a touchdown. Kicker Nick Folk’s extra point banged off the upright, leaving the score at 16-14.
Bridgewater entered the medical tent for evaluation after the interception and was replaced by Skylar Thompson for Miami’s next series.
Bridgewater was 12 of 19 for 161 yards and a touchdown pass.
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