Head injury takes out Dolphins QB Matt Moore

Mark J. Miller

The Miami Dolphins take on the Buffalo Bills next Sunday and they may have to promote quarterback Pat Devlin from the practice squad before then in order to have a backup quarterback on the premises.

That's because starting quarterback Matt Moore got taken down in the third quarter of the team's 26-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles and suffered a head injury, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

"The Dolphins typically shy away from acknowledging that players suffer concussions to avoid" the NFL-mandated baseline tests on its players, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

The paper points out that Moore and J.P. Losman "are the only quarterbacks on the Dolphins' 53-man roster" at this point, which means if Moore isn't ready for next week, Devlin may on the roster.

Moore has thrown for 1,864 yards, six interceptions, and 10 touchdowns this season for the 4-9 Dolphins. Losman made his first appearance of the season Sunday and threw 6-for-10 for 60 yards.

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