DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan Tannehill is playing lately like a quarterback under duress, which he is.
During the Miami Dolphins' three-game losing streak, Tannehill has been sacked 12 times and committed seven turnovers. Tannehill ranks fourth in the NFL with 11 turnovers, including three that made a difference of at least 13 points in the Dolphins' 23-21 loss last week to the Buffalo Bills.
Tannehill has been sacked a league-high 26 times, and he was limited in practice Wednesday because of a sore right shoulder. Pass-protection problems prompted Miami to trade this week for tackle Bryant McKinnie.
But Dolphins coaches acknowledge Tannehill's choice of targets has also contributed to a flurry of interceptions.
"The decision-making has to improve," coach Joe Philbin said. "And our protection at times has to improve."
Cutting down on turnovers and sacks will be the top priorities Sunday when Miami (3-3) plays at New England (5-2). Tannehill is throwing interceptions at a faster rate tha...