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Dolphins expect Tua Tagovailoa to start against Jets after finger injury

Barring any unexpected setbacks this week, Tua Tagovailoa will start for the Miami Dolphins on Sunday when they take on the New York Jets, coach Brian Flores said on Monday.

Tagovailoa returned to the field to replace an injured Jacoby Brissett in their 22-10 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday after missing two games with a fractured finger.

“My expectation with Tua is that he’ll start this weekend,” Flores said, via the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. “Obviously, he’s going to have some discomfort with the finger, banged it the other day, which we were trying to avoid that, but it happened.