Found August 11, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
Photo by MiamiDolphins.com It did not take long for rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill to state his case for opening the season as the starting quarterback for the Miami Dophins. If anyone had any doubts, his performance in the first live action of his NFL career should answer those questioning his ability. Tannehill was the most effective Miami quarterback on the field in their preseason opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tannehill completed 14 of 21 passes for 167 yards and one touchdown. He led Miami on their only touchdown drive of the game in a 20-7 loss. There are two schools of thought to developing a franchise quarterback. There are those that think they should sit on the sideline and learn the playbook for a year or two while acting as a backup. Then there is the Peyton Manning school of thought where you throw your quarterback out there as a rookie and try to get as many snaps under his belt as possible. Aaron Rodgers is an example of how the former can work. The brot...
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