Originally written on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 9/2/12
Quarterbacks Possibly the most surprising developmental of the Dolphins’ final cuts was that they kept 4 quarterbacks. Not only does that almost never happen, the Dolphins were assumed to be keeping 2, Ryan Tannehill and either Matt Moore or David Garrard as a veteran backup. If they kept 3, it was assumed that the 3rd one would be Pat Devlin, a developmental 2011 undrafted free agent, because of his upside and because of Moore’s and Garrard’ salaries. However, the Dolphins kept all 4. This is likely in an effort to try to trade one of the veterans to a team needing a veteran backup for a late round pick. Neither of their salaries is guaranteed until September 6th. Green Bay is looking for an upgrade over Graham Harrell and if they don’t like any of the quarterbacks cut like Mike Kafka or Brian Hoyer, they could send Miami a late round pick for Moore or Garrard. Whoever is not traded will stick around as the primary backup to Tannehill, while Devlin as a developmental 3rd quarterbac...
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