For much of Sunday’s game between the Miami Dolphins and Seattle Seahawks, Fins quarterback Ryan Tannehill struggled. But when his team needed him most, Tannehill sprinkled in a little magic to lead the Dolphins to victory, 24-21.
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill was scheduled to undergo an MRI Monday on his injured left quad and knee. Tannehill, the team’s starter, injured his leg in the first quarter of Miami’s blowout victory over the New York Jets.
Now that the dust has settled from the failed Chad Johnson experiment, Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin still has the unfinished business of who will start at quarterback for this week’s game against the Carolina Panthers.
While much of the focus for Friday’s night Miami dolphins preseason game will be on rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill; the Dolphins have a starting quarterback who, at least in practice, looks like a winner.
There’s an old adage in football circles that if you have more than one starting quarterback, you don’t have any. The Dolphins are holding an open competition at the quarterback position in training camp and while three are standing right now; one may be out of work soon.
When Don Shula reminisces about Dan Marino’s rookie year, the Pro Football Hall of Fame coach says he needed to see only a few throws on the Miami Dolphins’ practice field to realize they had a franchise quarterback. Some 29 years later, with the Dolphins desperate for a long-term solution at the position, they have yet to declare that Ryan Tannehill can’t miss.
After the Miami Dolphins signed quarterback David Garrard and drafted quarterback Ryan Tannehill, Fins fans have been trying to figure out who will be the starting quarterback.
The Miami Dolphins have tried to wine and dine Peyton Manning, Matt Flynn, and Alex Smith to get them to sign here to play quarterback. But after losing out on all three, the Fins are right back where they started with Matt Moore set to be the team’s starting quarterback.
With Miami out of the running in the Peyton Manning sweepstakes, the Dolphins wasted no time in signing free agent quarterback David Garrard, according to Fox Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer.
Peyton Manning chose Denver and Matt Flynn chose Seattle. That means the Miami Dolphins quarterback options are down to Tim Tebow, Matt Moore, and a draft full of quarterbacks not named Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin, III.