Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 2/16/13
Two of the biggest NFL storylines this past season were the read-option offenses that exploded onto the scene and the quality crop of young, athletic quarterbacks that ran them.The Miami Dolphins, with a young, athletic quarterback of their own, also unveiled a version of the read-option in 2012. Though it didn't make nearly the impact it did with some of the other first-year quarterbacks around the league, the success Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins had warrants inclusion of the package going forward.Like it famously did in 2008 with the wildcat package, Miami first unveiled this offense against the New England Patriots. Down at home 17-3 with less than a minute to go in the first half, Tannehill and the Dolphins lined up in a standard one-back, one-tight end shotgun set.Tannehill took a read of the defense, specifically Rob Ninkovich (No. 50). As Tannehill reached out to hand the ball off to tailback Daniel Thomas, Ninkovich crashed inside to contact the ball-carrier, so Tannehill...
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