The Miami Dolphins’ Wild Card game against the Pittsburgh Steelers hasn’t gone their way so far, and things appeared to be getting worse after quarterback Matt Moore took a vicious hit from the Steelers’ Bud Dupree.
Dupree was called for a personal foul, roughing the passer. He hit Moore square in the chin on the hit. After the play, unsportsmanlike conduct on Jay Ajayi was called as he pushed Dupree for the hit.
T.J. Yates started warming up, and came out for for the Dolphins at quarterback. It was his first time being on the field since Dec. 2015 when he was with the Houston Texans.
After going through some tests on the sideline, Moore came back into the game after missing just one play.
Postgame, Moore described the hit and how it affected him:
Matt Moore: "I just got popped. I just needed a second there. It was more my jaw than anything else. He got me pretty good."— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) January 8, 2017