J.J. Watt, Russell Wilson, NFL stars react to injury to Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is taken off the field after suffering a head injury.
Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is taken off the field after suffering a head injury.

The Cincinnati Bengals beat the Miami Dolphins on Thursday Night Football, 27-15, but that wasn't the story in the NFL's first game of the Week 4 schedule.

Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa and his injury, and whether or not he should have been even playing in the game after suffering an injury in NFL Week 3 on Sunday, were the stories.

NFL players shared their reaction to the situation on social media in the wake of Tagovailoa's injury.

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How J.J. Watt reacted to Tua Tagovailoa's injury

'Prayers for Tua'

'Should have never been playing'

'Dolphins will have to answer for this'

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