Matt Moore clears concussion protocol for Miami Dolphins

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) hits Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore (8) during the first half of an AFC Wild Card NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. Moore remained in the game. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree hits Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore during the first half of an AFC Wild Card game in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)

PITTSBURGH — Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore missed only one play after he took a violent shot under the chin by Pittsburgh Steelers pass rusher Bud Dupree in the second quarter.

Moore said he did not lose consciousness, was hit in the jaw and cleared after an evaluation, CBS’ Tracy Wolfson reported.

T.J. Yates, who has won a playoff game as a starter for the Houston Texans, briefly entered the game. Yates has gone through three weeks of practice with the team.

Moore had played 10 NFL seasons without a playoff appearance.

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With 4:52 left in the third quarter, Moore was 7 of 10 for 80 yards with a 93.8 passer rating.

Moore had led two field goal drives and the Dolphins were trailing 20-6.

In a preseason game at Dallas this year, Moore sustained a concussion that sidelined him for two games.

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