Found April 08, 2012 on Football Nation:
The Miami Dolphins have had issues at the quarterback position ever since Dan Marino retired. Chad Pennington had a good year for them and Jay Fiedler wasn't terrible, however it stops there. Four long years ago the Dolphins passed on Matt Ryan to select left tackle Jake Long with the first overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. They continued on to the second round where they took Chad Henne. Fast forward to today - Long has established himself as one of the best offensive linemen in the game, however Miami’s quarterback issue seems nearly impossible to solve. With only 31 touchdowns and 37 interceptions, most Dolphins fans were happy to see Henne leave for Jacksonville this offseason. When Henne went down with an injury early in 2011, his replacement, Matt Moore, played well going 6-6 with a quarterback rating of 87.1. Moore was involved in a few close losses including a three point loss to the Giants, a three point loss to the Patriots and a one point loss to the Cowboys....
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