Found April 22, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
Earlier tonight we mentioned a report from Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com that indicated Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is pushing for general manager Jeff Ireland to draft Texas A&M quarterback.
Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald is now reporting that “a very, very, very highly placed source within the Dolphins organization” emailed him and stated that Florio’s report is in fact untrue.
With two conflicting reports, all we can do is believe whoever we want at this point.
At the end of the day I think Ross would like to draft Tannehill, but I believe he also knows that acquiring him doesn’t mean his team will sell more tickets or start winning more games in 2012. It could end up making things worse if Tannehill ends up being a bust.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Much like the team's owner, Dolphins legend Dan Marino would fully support Miami's drafting of Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
Welcome to the 2nd Annual Dolphin Shout Mock Draft written by John Bleech and brought to you by GamblingNerd.com. It seems as though Quarterbacks couldn't possibly be discussed anymore throughout... Come here for the best Miami Dolphins blog on the web. We have all of the most up to date new and opinions on the Dolphins organization for its fans.
The Dolphins are rolling the dice on raw talent. Miami recently signed 24-year-old tight end Les Brown despite him having not played football since high school, according to The Palm Beach Post. Brown, a former college basketball player at NAIA Westminster College in Utah, last played football six years ago and has been pursuing a career in finance. However, Brown's two younger...
Peter King of SI.com, confirmed in his weekly Monday Morning quarterback column that Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com’s report that Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wants to draft Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill is in fact true.
Despite a report from the Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald that Ross isn’t pushing for Tannehill. There are now two people saying...
PICK AND CHOOSE
If owner Stephen Ross gets his way, the Dolphins will take the Texas A&M QB if he makes it to the eighth pick in Thursday's Draft.
Let’s get this out of the way: The Miami Dolphins are going to draft a player in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft that they believe is the best asset to their organization. I didn’t say it would be the right choice. I didn’t even say it would be at the number 8 [...]
The Miami Dolphins are expected to release defensive end Phillip Merling, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported on Monday, citing a source.
Merling was issued a tender at $1.1 million last month, but has been a disappointment in four years with the club.
The 27-year-old Merling collected just four tackles in 10 games last season and has 66 in 47 career contests. He also has 3...
The Miami Dolphins have announced they’ve released defensive end Phillip Merling after four disappointing seasons down in South Beach.
Merling was drafted in the second round of the 2008 draft and has been a bust since he’s only been able to put together 3.5 sacks in his four-year career.
I’m sure there’s a team that will give him another shot before his NFL career officially fades away.
It’s been a torturous 39 years for fans of the Miami Dolphins and never as tough as it has been in recent years. But dawn always comes after the darkest of night â and, well, there are actually some signs of light in Miami.....
It really was a big surprise that the Dolphins bothered extending a qualifying tender to restricted free agent Phillip Merling earlier in the offseason. It was, however, not surprising at all that they decided to waive him a couple of months later.
Yesterday, I posted that Merling would be replaced, but that was a lucky guess and at least not until after the draft.Jeff Ireland has solidified that he is going to take a DE somewhere in the draft. Could it be round 1? It's possible with Fletcher Cox and Melvin Ingram on the board at 8. I certainly don't discount the contribution of Phillip Merling during the 2008...
Folks, we are almost nearing draft eve and a lot of crazy talk is spewing out of the mouths of scouts, GMs, owners, and agents.
So, how does the knowledgeable Dolfan handle this crazy talk about owner Steve Ross pushing for Tannehill per Mike Florio at PFT? Just shrugging and working on other important things like a master's thesis. No big deal. This is common strategy...
We're moving closer and closer to the draft. While not the premiere QB in the draft, Texas A&M's Ryan Tannehill has a lot of tangibles that put him in our QB top 5...
He's converted quarterback after playing wide receiver for the first half of his career, and was the team's leading receiver two seasons prior to becoming a quarterback. This shows...