Explainer: Tua Tagovailoa, fencing response and NFL protocol

Tua Tagovailoa stumbled to the ground, his legs wobbly and unable to walk to the huddle after banging his head Sunday. The Dolphins said the third-year quarterback was conscious and had movement in all his extremities. Many former players were critical of the decision to allow Tagovailoa to return against Buffalo and start against Cincinnati.

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49ers LT McKivitz undaunted by replacing Williams

Colton McKivitz is undaunted by the big void he must fill on San Francisco’s offensive line. With All-Pro left tackle Trent Williams sidelined for at least a few weeks with a high ankle sprain, McKivitz will be thrown into the starting lineup on Monday night for the 49ers’ showdown with the Los Angeles Rams. ”I mean, no one’s going to be Trent Williams,” McKivitz said Thursday.

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