The Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins are locked in a game that will determine the winner of the AFC East division, and while the Dolphins entered the game with a full list of injuries, now the Bills are losing players.
In a matter of just 25 minutes, the Bills have had three starters leave the Sunday night’s game in Miami due to injury. First, linebacker Tyrel Dodson left the game and headed to the medical tent with what was later announced to be a shoulder injury. After spending some time in the blue medical tent, Dodson was escorted to the locker room by a member of the Bills’ training staff.
Wide receiver Gabe Davis took Dodson’s spot in the tent as soon as the linebacker vacated it. Before entering the tent, Davis could be seen on the sideline with medical staff looking at his left knee. Davis came out of the tent and sat on the bench, missing the end of what would be a game-tying drive. It looked like Davis may have been injured on the previous offensive drive as he fell in the end zone causing him to fall and miss the chance for a touchdown.
Shortly after Buffalo scored the game-tying touchdown, the Bills announced that both Dodson and Davis were questionable to return.
Injury Updates:— Buffalo Bills PR (@BuffaloBillsPR) January 8, 2024
- WR Gabe Davis (knee) is questionable to return
- LB Tyrel Dodson (shoulder) is questionable to return
Just six minutes later, the Bills lost cornerback Rasul Douglas to a knee injury. Douglas, who has been a big part of the Buffalo defense since he joined the Bills at the trade deadline back in October, took a turn in the medical tent. After coming out of the tent, the 29-year-old cornerback who has two fumble recoveries, five interceptions, and a sack since joining the Bills, took a seat on the bench before it was announced that he was questionable to return with a knee injury. With less than two minutes left before halftime, Douglas was seen limping down the tunnel to the locker room.
Injury Update:— Buffalo Bills PR (@BuffaloBillsPR) January 8, 2024
- CB Rasul Douglas (knee) is questionable to return
Dane Jackson has replaced Douglas (Kaiir Elam was a healthy scratch once again this week). Trent Sherfield has replaced Davis. Second year linebacker Baylon Spector has replaced Tyrel Dodson (who technically replaced Matt Milano who was lost due to a broken tibia in Week 5). Buffalo also has rookie Dorian Williams available at linebacker.