Second-year quarterback Ryan Tannehill. (Photo: SI)
It's probably no surprise, but the most important Miami Dolphin for the upcoming 2013 season will be second-year quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
Game managers like Craig Krenzel, Matt Mauck and Matt Flynn may be able to win national championships in college football, but to win the Super Bowl, having an elite quarterback is a must with very few exceptions.
Drafted eighth overall in 2012 by Miami, Ryan Tannehill has all the tools to be a very good if not great NFL quarterback. Tannehill has the size, the arm and the athleticism good enough to contribute as a wide receiver at Texas A&M before taking over the starting quarterback role for his previous head coach, and now offensive coordinator, Mike Sherman.
The selection of Tannehill in last year's draft was a bold move for Miami as most of the Dolphins post-Marino quarterback history included getting over-the-hill former Pro Bowlers (Chad Pennington, Trent Green, Daunte C...