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Ryan Tannehill | Quarterback | #17

Team: Miami Dolphins
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/27/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 216
College: Texas A&M
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (8) / MIA
Contract: view contract details

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The Miami Herald reports Ryan Tannehill (knee) is expected to have "little or no limitations" in OTAs.
That's per "Dolphins sources." Coach Adam Gase has previously said that Tannehill would be ready. The Dolphins flirted with taking a quarterback in the early rounds of April's draft but ultimately signed up for another year of the Tannehill show. Going on 30, Tannehill hasn't attempted a regular season pass since Dec. 11, 2016. May 15 - 4:17 PM

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NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports the Dolphins have assured Ryan Tannehill (knee) he will start in 2018 even if they draft a quarterback in the first round.

Pelissero reports the Dolphins would consider moving up if a quarterback begins to slip, but the "smart money says they stand pat at 11 [and] take the best available defensive player." Miami was strongly linked with Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield early in the draft process, but it looks like he will come off the board well before their pick, perhaps even No. 1 overall. Tannehill was having his best season as a pro before going down with a knee injury late in 2016, and that same knee caused him to miss all of 2017. With uncertainty about Tannehill's health and ability to be a top-flight quarterback, it makes sense for the Dolphins to grab one of the premier quarterbacks if they can.
Apr 26 - 12:12 PM

Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Ryan Tannehill (ACL) will be ready for OTAs.

After attempting to rehab the injury last offseason, Tannehill was forced to undergo surgery last August. The saga led to a lost season, but the surgery should ensure he is returning at close to full health. Although Gase has committed to Tannehill as his starter for this season, the Dolphins have been linked with a move for Baker Mayfield with the 11th overall pick.
Mar 27 - 8:06 AM

Ryan Tannehill has agreed to a restructured contract.

$16.7 million of Tannehill's $17.475 million base salary has been converted to a "signing bonus" that will be pro-rated over the final three years of his contract. It's a classic cap maneuver, one that teams come to regret if they do it too many times.
Mar 14 - 4:40 PM

Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Ryan Tannehill (knee) "is going to be our starting quarterback."

"And I don't see that changing anytime soon," Gase added. That said, the coach did not dismiss reports the Dolphins are considering a quarterback with the 11th overall pick, instead saying Tannehill will embrace the competition if someone else is brought in. Tannehill has not played since December of 2016 because of ACL injuries.
Source: ESPN
Mar 1 - 9:08 AM

The Miami Herald reports the Dolphins "remain committed" to Ryan Tannehill as starter for 2018, but that there is "some willingness" inside the team to "genuinely consider" a quarterback at No. 11 overall.

This isn't the first time Miami's paper of record has passed along word that the Dolphins could go quarterback in the first round. The team has been loosely connected to Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield. Tannehill has been a fine, competent option under center but seems to have reached his ceiling. He's also missed 19 straight games with ACL issues and turns 30 in July. We wouldn't dismiss the Dolphins going quarterback out of hand.
Feb 27 - 5:24 PM

The Dolphins could restructure Ryan Tannehill’s contract.

Tannehill has a $19.8 million cap hit, with $5.5 million of his salary guaranteed on the fifth day of the new league year. The Dolphins can save $17.5 million from cutting him and may ask Tannehill for a pay cut coming off knee surgery. Reshad Jones, Kenny Stills, Kiko Alonso and Andre Branch are also candidates to restructure.
Feb 24 - 4:12 PM

The Miami Herald reports the "expectation" is that Ryan Tannehill (knee) will be ready for the start of the Dolphins' offseason program in April.

Tannehill is roughly five months removed from "partially" tearing his left ACL and undergoing surgery. It's hard to believe he will be full-go for OTAs — the Dolphins have no reason to be that aggressive — but it's looking like he could be 100 percent for training camp. With Tannehill sidelined, the Dolphins' offense took a major step back in 2017.
Jan 9 - 6:59 PM

Coach Adam Gase said he envisions Ryan Tannehill being "our starting quarterback" in 2018.

Tannehill missed all of 2017 after needing a second knee surgery on his ACL, but the Dolphins aren't openly concerned. Jay Cutler will be a free agent and won't be back in Miami. Tannehill is likely going to miss spring workouts but should be ready to roll by training camp. The Dolphins will have to figure out his weaponry with Jarvis Landry set to be a free agent and Julius Thomas certain to be cut. The Dolphins also need to start taking the guard positions seriously.
Jan 3 - 1:19 PM

Ryan Tannehill's ACL operation will take place on Thursday.

Tannehill will require 10-12 months of rehab. Now 29 and coming off two ACL injuries in eight months, Tannehill is due a guaranteed $17.47 million in 2018.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017 01:26:00 PM

Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Ryan Tannehill (knee, I.R.) will "absolutely" be ready for the start of next season.

Tannehill made the decision to undergo season-ending ACL surgery on Friday. "He's got a good plan mapped out," said Gase. Tannehill's knee injury wasn't as severe as the one suffered by Teddy Bridgewater last summer, and it's reasonable to expect him back at full strength for the start of 2018. With Jay Cutler under center, Miami will feature a run-heavy scheme with Jay Ajayi as the focal point.
Sun, Aug 13, 2017 08:20:00 AM

Dolphins placed QB Ryan Tannehill on injured reserve on injured reserve with a torn ACL, ending his season.

After opting not to undergo surgery last offseason with a partially torn ACL, Tannehill is choosing the opposite this time around. He will likely be ready to go for training camp next season. Jay Cutler will take over as the starting quarterback. Cutler has supported numerous top-24 fantasy receivers in his career, so fantasy players should not bump Dolphins skill players too far down their boards.
Sat, Aug 12, 2017 09:23:00 AM

The Miami Herald's Armando Salguero reports Ryan Tannehill (ACL) will undergo knee surgery and be placed on injured reserve.

Tannehill avoided surgery after partially tearing his ACL late last season, but it is not surprising he is opting to get the knee repaired this time after re-tearing the same ACL last week. Going under the knife this early means he should be a full-go for camp next season. With Tannehill done for the year, Miami will turn to Jay Cutler as their starter.
Fri, Aug 11, 2017 08:09:00 PM

The Miami Herald reports Ryan Tannehill's left ACL is again partially torn.

A source told the Herald that a pre-training camp exam on both of Tannehill's knees showed his left knee was "stronger and in better shape" than his right knee, despite last year's partial ACL tear. Unfortunately, the joint simply wasn't stable enough, and Tannehill re-tore the ACL (partially) in Thursday's practice. The Dolphins have not yet determined whether Tannehill will undergo ACL surgery, but we would be surprised if he didn't.
Sun, Aug 6, 2017 02:45:00 PM

Coach Adam Gase offered no update on the status of Ryan Tannehill (knee) on Friday morning.

While leaving the practice field, Gase said the team has yet to decide its course of action for Tannehill. Miami plans to be thorough with this one, seeking more than just one or two opinions. Both surgery and rest/rehab remain options. As for now, Gase said Matt Moore is the quarterback while Tannehill is out.
Fri, Aug 4, 2017 10:56:00 AM

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Skill Players
QB1Ryan Tannehill
2Brock Osweiler
3David Fales
4Bryce Petty
RB1Kenyan Drake
2Frank Gore
3Kalen Ballage
4Senorise Perry
5Brandon Radcliff
GLB1Kenyan Drake
2Frank Gore
3RB1Kenyan Drake
2Frank Gore
WR11DeVante Parker
2Albert Wilson
3Jakeem Grant
4Drew Morgan
5Malcolm Lewis
WR21Kenny Stills
2Danny Amendola
3Leonte Carroo
4Rashawn Scott
5Isaiah Ford
WR31Albert Wilson
TE1Mike Gesicki
2MarQueis Gray
3AJ Derby
4Durham Smythe
5Thomas Duarte
LT1Laremy Tunsil
2Sam Young
3Roubbens Joseph
LG1Josh Sitton
2Ted Larsen
3Zach Sterup
C1Daniel Kilgore
2Jake Brendel
RG1Jesse Davis
2Isaac Asiata
RT1Ja'Wuan James
2Eric Smith
3Sean Hickey
K1Jason Sanders