Found August 21, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
Though it looked like a long shot at the beginning of the preseason, the Dolphins have named Ryan Tannehill, the 8th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, their starting quarterback. Tannehill entered the preseason as the 3rd string quarterback behind Matt Moore and David Garrard and looked like a long shot for the starting job. Best case scenario for Tannehill looked like that he would win the primary backup job and the loser of the Moore/Garrard battle would be cut, leaving Tannehill first in line should the starter struggle, which would have meant Tannehill could possibly start at some point this season. However, Garrard hurt his knee and required surgery, which forced him out of the preseason and essentially eliminated him from the running. Meanwhile, new favorite Matt Moore really stunk up the joint this preseason, completing 12 of 27 for 136 yards and an interception. Tannehill, meanwhile, wasn’t much better, completing 25 for 44 for 267 yards and a touchdown, though you could a...
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