The Miami Dolphins have traded Ryan Tannehill to the Tennesse Titans. He had a wildly uneven season previous year that ended badly.
According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the deal involves the Dolphins getting a fourth-round pick back in 2020 as well as a 2019 seventh-round pick, while the Titans receive Tannehill and a sixth-round pick in 2019. Paying big-time money for a backup quarterback has proven to be a viable approach (see: the Eagles and Nick Foles) and it makes all the sense in the world for the Titans, a team with Marcus Mariota now positioned as its starter. The hashtag #tankfortua has become popular as some teams reportedly ponder intentionally losing games next year to gain a good spot in the NFL Draft when Tua graduates.
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I'm not going to talk about players who are not mine. "The important thing is to all be ready, and I will count on everyone, including Isco [who barely featured under Solari] and all the others".
He was the first quarterback taken in the top round since Dan Marino.
Tannehill is second all-time on Miami's career completion percentage list, behind only Chad Pennington (67.6). Tannehill holds two of the team's top five single-season passer ratings marks.
Tannehill entered the league in 2012 as the eighth overall pick with the Dolphins, but he never lived up to his lofty draft status. He completed 1,829-of-2,911 passes (62.8 pct.) for 20,434 yards and 123 touchdowns. He missed the full 2017 season in which Jay Cutler came in as the team's starting quarterback on a one-year deal.