The Dolphins have arguably the most unsettled quarterback situation in the league with 3 quarterbacks vying for the starting job, Matt Moore, Ryan Tannehill, and David Garrard. Dolphins’ owner Stephen Ross tipped the team’s hand today by saying that he expects Matt Moore to be the team’s week 1 starter over #8 overall pick Ryan Tannehill. This is significant not just because Ross owns the team, but because Ross was arguably Tannehill’s biggest backer in the organization.
Adam Schefter originally reported that it would be “an upset” if anyone were the Dolphins’ week 1 starter other than Ryan Tannehill, but even the great Schefter backtracked today by comparing the situation to the one in Tennessee with last year’s #8 overall pick Jake Locker. Like the Titans with Hasselbeck last year, the Dolphins “will continue to play Matt Moore as long as he’s producing and winning.”
It’s doubtful Moore can keep that up the whole season like Hasselbeck did last year, so Tannehill will see starts at s