Found June 20, 2013 on The Fake Football:
Miami Dolphins second year quarterback Ryan Tannehill, with athleticism to burn and a year of pro football’s brutal reality check in the books, would seem a natural fit for the demands of the read-option play that helped make Robert Griffin III, Colin Kaepernick, and Russell Wilson fantasy football deities in 2012. Tannehill, a former wide receiver at Texas A&M, had some modicum of success when the Dolphins deployed the read-option scheme late in the 2012 season, breaking off a couple highlight-worthy runs that raised the question: with more consistent use of the read-option in 2013, does Tannehill — who rushed for 211 yards and two scores last year — become a draftable quarterback with promising upside, or, at best, a borderline every-week starter? Probably not. The Dolphins, in a Week 10 tilt against the Buffalo Bills, deployed the read-option 10 times, racking up 97 yards, or 9.7 yards per read-option attempt. Tannehill watched the defensive end crash down on the running back...
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