Originally written on Phins Phocus  |  Last updated 5/29/13
Last off season, the Miami Dolphins were a team searching for a quarterback to take them to the next level. With the eight pick of the draft, they took Ryan Tannehill. However, as evidenced by HBO's hard knocks that negotiation was not an easy one when Jeff Ireland was shown hanging up the phone with Dawn Aponte and muttering: we have to get him signed. Enter this year's big contract squabble aims to include that same sticking point.. offset language.  The Dolphins, who have every right to protect their interests included offset language in the contract with Tannehill.  If it wasn't for Ryan Tannehill's willingness to get in camp quickly, the negotiation would have dragged on and Matt Moore would have started week 1 and we would have seen a different Dolphins team. Some fear, including Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, that the Dolphins will guard against injury by including offset language in their dealings with Jordan. In fact, it very well may be a sticking point ...
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