Despite having two quarterbacks on the roster who have NFL experience, Joe Philbin has made the decision to start rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill for week one in Houston. And I think it’s a horrible decision.
I know a lot of the experts are saying that they’re behind the choice and that Miami is clearly not going anywhere this year, so let the kid play. But for a franchise that has struggled for almost two decades to find a starting quarterback that is anything above mediocre, you’d think they would ease Ryan Tannehill into this role, not just give it to him.
I’m not going to say that David Garrard, who suffered yet another injury, costing him a month of recovery time, or Matt Moore have been anything special in preseason, but has Tannehill really been great on anything other than his appearances on HBO’s Hard Knocks? Sadly, he has been better than Moore or fellow rookie Pat Devlin so far.
But does it still constitute naming him the starter? I really don’t think so and I think th...