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Aug 12 (The Sports Xchange) - The Miami Dolphins officially placed quarterback Ryan Tannehill on injured reserve Saturday morning after he sustained a serious knee injury last week.

Tannehill will undergo reconstructive surgery on a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and miss the 2017 season, according to multiple reports.

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Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott, suspended six games by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy after multiple domestic violence incidents, is disappointed by the league's decision and plans to appeal.

In a personal statement posted Friday night on Twitter, Elliott said: "I am both surprised and disappointed by the NFL's decision today, and I strongly disagree with the league's findings."

Elliott plans to appeal the suspension, his representatives said in a statement.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived kicker Roberto Aguayo after his disastrous start to the preseason.

Aguayo made a 20-yard field goal on the Bucs' opening possession in Friday night's 23-12 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in the preseason opener, but he missed an extra point in the second quarter and then in the fourth quarter his 47-yard attempt sailed wide right.

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The Washington Redskins placed linebacker Trent Murphy on the injured reserve list after he sustained a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee during Thursday night's preseason opener against the Baltimore Ravens.

Murphy is entering his fourth season with the Redskins after being the team's top pick in the 2014 NFL Draft out of Stanford. He suffered the season-ending injury in the first quarter of Washington's 23-3 loss to Baltimore at M&T Bank Stadium.

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Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe was carted off the field during Saturday's practice after suffering a right ankle injury.

"It's an ankle injury; we're not sure how bad," coach Vance Joseph said. "We're kind of assuming it's not that bad."

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The Minnesota Vikings signed running back Bronson Hill after running back Bishop Sankey was waived with an injury designation.

The 5-foot-10, 215-pound Hill joins the Vikings after finishing the 2016 season with the Jacksonville Jaguars and being released on May 1. He ran twice for 11 yards in three games for the Jaguars.

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