Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 7/5/13
Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick joined Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck as the new breed of young up-and-coming star signal-callers around the NFL in 2012. Not only can they each of them beat you with their arm, but they also all have the athleticism that gives defensive coordinators fits. Each of them also led their respective teams to the NFL playoffs while putting up the necessary numbers to make fantasy football players happy. Photo Credit: MiamiDolphins.com While Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill didn’t have nearly the success statistically as the aforementioned quartet, he does have plenty of upside and finished his rookie campaign with 3,294 yards through the air, which ranked 20th in the league. Tannehill threw for more yards than RGIII, Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick. He did finish behind Brandoon Weeden’s 3,385 yards, though, so let’s not be quick to assume that he’s arrived. He didn’t do too much with his legs (just 211 yards and a pair of TDs), but he ...
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