Ryan Tannehill has increased his draft stock more than any other player heading into Round 1 of the 2012 NFL Draft on Thursday, and he just received a glowing endorsement from a Hall of Fame legend on a team who may be the most enamored with the Texas A&M quarterback.
Dan Marino, who held almost every major passing record when he retired from the NFL, has said that he would certainly understand why the Dolphins are entertaining the possibility of drafting Tannehill with the No. 8 pick in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
“If they feel good about Tannehill and he’s there at eight, it’s worth taking a little bit of a stretch to take a quarterback,” Marino said. “If it’s a guy that you think can be your future quarterback for a long time, then you got to take him. If not, you have to preach to the fans that you have to be patient.”
It is worth noting that while many have tried to be patient, the Dolphins have started an NFL high 16 quarterbacks since Marino retired in 1999....