Injuries hamper week 2 action as four quarterbacks leave injuries

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (Reuters) – Four National Football League (NFL) starting quarterbacks left their respective games on Sunday in an injury-riddled afternoon in week two.

The Dolphins ‘Tua Tagovailoa was swept away by a rib injury in the first quarter of Miami’s 35-0 loss to the Buffalo Bills, while the Texans’ Tyrod Taylor left with a hamstring injury after taking a lead of 14-7 over the Cleveland Browns with a 15-yard scramble to the end zone in the second quarter.

The Browns rallied to win 31-21.

Chicago Bears first-round pick Justin Fields succeeded Andy Dalton in the second half of their 20-17 home win over the Cincinnati Bengals after the veteran quarterback appeared to suffer an injury to the knee, while Carson Wentz left in the fourth quarter of the Indianapolis 27-24 defeat of the Colts to the Los Angeles Rams after injuring his ankle.

The quarterback’s woes were part of a string of injuries among leading NFL players on Sunday.

Three-time Pro Bowl linebacker TJ Watt left in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 26-17 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders after suffering a groin injury just days after signing a contract extension of four years worth $ 112 million to become the league’s highest level. defensive player paid.

Denver Broncos linebacker Bradley Chubb and five-time Browns Pro Bowl receiver Jarvis Landry also left their respective games against the Jacksonville Jaguars and Texans with injuries.

Reporting by Amy Tennery in New York; Editing by Ken Ferris

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