Tyreek Hill claimed a Cincinnati Bengals assistant disrespected him during Thursday Night Football and told that coach that he's going to find him. On Thursday night in Cincinnati, Hill and his teammates suffered their first loss of the season after the Bengals handed them a 27-15 defeat.
"Whichever coach that is, I'm gonna come find you bro, me and you gotta have a mano a mano conversation," Hill said, per Marcel Louis-Jacques. "Cause at the end of the day I felt disrespected as a man."
For the Dolphins, their loss wasn't the worst thing that happened on Thursday night. In the second quarter of the game, Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa went down after his head hit the turf.
Tyreek Hill said a a Bengals coach said something to him during the game that he didn't appreciate:
"Whichever coach that is, I'm gonna come find you bro ... me and you gotta have a mano a mano conversation.
'Cause at the end of the day I felt disrespected as a man." — Marcel Louis-Jacques (@Marcel_LJ) September 30, 2022
Tagovailoa looked woozy after the hit and was transported to hospital minutes after the scary injury.
Hill, teammates were 'elated' after hearing a positive update on Tagovailoa
In the second half of the game, the Dolphins reported that Tagovailoa was conscious and that he was able to move his extremities.
Also, Tagovailoa was able to fly back to Miami with his teammates. "All of his teammates were so elated. I mean this was a scary, scary situation for all of us," Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel said. "I'm sure you could tell by his teammates' body language and everyone that was on the field.
It was something that did not just go away once the game restarted. All of his teammates were absolutely elated to see him on the plane. He was elated. It brought him some joy, which was good to see. It's one of the reasons you get into team sports."
In Week 3, Tagovailoa sustained what looked like a head injury. But he was allowed to return to the game. Going into Thursday Night Football, many felt that Tagovailoa should have been kept out of the game. After he went down with a scary injury versus the Bengals, the Dolphins received major criticism for their decision to play Tagovailoa.
"I have 100 percent conviction in our process regarding our players," McDaniel said. "This is a player-friendly organization, and I make it very clear from the onset that my job here is for the players. I take that very seriously.
No one in the building strays from that. ... If there would have been anything lingering with his head, I wouldn't have been able to live with myself if I prematurely put someone out there and put them in harm's way. This is a relationship that I have with this human being.
I take that serious. I wouldn't have put him out there if there was any inclination given to me whatsoever that he was endangering himself from that previous game."