DAVIE, Fla. -- He might be bent over much of the game, but a center's job is to stand by his quarterback.
Mike Pouncey sure is doing that with Ryan Tannehill.
"I think he's the best rookie quarterback in the NFL right now," Pouncey said of Tannehill, taken by Miami with the No. 8 pick in last April's NFL draft. "Without his success that he's having right now, we wouldn't be the 3-3 Dolphins that we are."
So Tannehill is better than Andrew Luck, the top pick by Indianapolis?
Pouncey says yes.
OK, statistically Tannehill ranks No. 29 among all quarterbacks in passing efficiency while Luck is No. 31. But what about Robert Griffin III, the No. 2 pick by Washington who is third in that category and seemingly has been the NFL's best rookie?
"I think he's better than RG3," Pouncey said of Tannehill. "Their games are different. RGIII can throw, but he can also run. Tannehill's a smart quarterback. I think he's going to be one of those elite guys like Tom Brady when it comes said and d...