Miami Dolphins Draft Texas A&M Quarterback Ryan Tannehill

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It only took 29 years, but the Miami Dolphins finally grew a pair and used a first round pick to select a quarterback. And that quarterback is Ryan Tannehill of Texas A&M.

After getting stiffed by Peyton Manning during the offseason, and feeling pretty meh about Matt Flynn, the Dolphins went ahead a grabbed a dude hardly anyone has ever heard of up until this offseason, and decided to take a chance on him. And while Dolphins fans seem to have mixed feelings about Tannehill, the consensus is his wife is pretty smokin'. So, there's that!

Tannehill became the Aggie's quarterback in 2010 after converting from wide receiver. He led the team in receptions in 2008 and 2009, which means the Dolphins' new quarterback is also probably their best receiver.

At 6'3, Tannehill has prototypical size, is a great athlete, has a strong arm and throws it with good accuracy. As a pre-med student, Tannehill is also pretty damn smart, and has been praised for his work ethic and leadership. But mostly, he can sling the fucking rock.

However, with only 19 career starts under his belt, he's not very experienced. Scouts have questioned his mechanics and release point, because scouts are paid to be contrarian dickholes. But the concerns are valid. Tannehill is going to be a project and has boom-or-bust written all over him. Dolphins new offensive coordinator Mike Sherman coached Tannehill at Texas A&M, so there's some familiarity there.

Our thoughts on Tannehill: We like him. The potential is there. And the fact that he's a smart, engaging kid and not a goddamn mumbling checkdown throwing robot is enough to get us excited. But then again, that could just be us starving for a QB and settling for whoever walked through the door. We just signed David Garrard to compete for the starting job for shitsake! Holy flying monkey dicks do we need hope at that position!

So, that's what Tannehill is at the moment. Hope.

Of course, upon arrival, the media bombarded him with questions about how he feels to be the new quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, what he expects to achieve from day one, when he thinks he can start, and by all that we mean they asked him how it feels to have Dan Marino's shadow looming over him the minute he walks through the door.

"I don't think I'm trying to fill his shoes," Tannehill told the local media after being drafted. "I'm my own player. I don't think there's any pressure or anything like that from that connection to Marino."

But, being the brainy pre-med student that he is, Tannehill added, "I, for sure, want to learn from him as much as I can. I want to give him a call, reach out to him and learn from his experience."

Welcome to the Miami Dolphins, Ryan Tannehill, where if you're not Dan Marino, you suck!

Rounds Two and Three of the draft kick off at 7 p.m. tonight; the Dolphins have the 42nd and 72nd picks.

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Dan Marino
Dan Marino

His wife is so hot, I would eat the corn out of her shit!

Danielle Russell
Danielle Russell

Jimmy Soul "If you wanna be happy For the rest of your life, Never make a pretty woman your wife". On contrary. . . To paraphrase Mel Brooks: "It's good to be the Quarterback". Time will tell if this guy is lucky.

Holcombj12
Holcombj12

miami has 2 3rd round picks and an extra 2013 3rd round pick. lets hope they use some of that ammo to get courtney upshaw, AND a wr like alshon jeffrey or rueben randle in tonight's 2nd round. That would add a lot of hope to this years draft imo

Neil's ghost
Neil's ghost

Most likely going to be a bust. The upside is it will bring an end to the anus face owner and little Jeffy the midget GM show. Tarps, anyone?

Seanhollen
Seanhollen

The foul language in this article is very offensive and volgar.  It is sad to read articles that have steeped to this low level of talk and the editor deeming it as acceptable.

T.A.
T.A.

Good luck Ryan.  You already know the offense better than anyone else on the team, so let's see you do something in camp...

I think the Fins have 3 picks today (one in 2nd, two in 3rd). 

STIFFCOM49
STIFFCOM49

I AGREE. tHIS IS THE WORST qb EVER.. LIKE I SAID THEY ARE SCARED AND DONT BELIEVE IN A BLK QB EVER.. PAT WHITE WAS NEVER GIVEN A CHANCE BUT WE HAD TO ENDURE ALL HENNES BS.. NOW WE HAVE ANOTHER HENNE ONLY HE MOVES ALITTLE BETTER. TANNIA HILLs SWEET ARSE WILL GET KILLED HES A NUMBER 3 ROUNDER GOING FIRST. O SHERMAN VOUCHES 4 HIM, GREAT DID THEY WIN A MAJOR BOWL GAME. AT TEXAS ? MMMMMMMMMM.. I WOULD HAVE SOLD MY MOM FOR RG3.. SCREW LUCK ALSO IF THE COLTS WIN A SUPER BOWL WHICH THEY WONT, AND IM SO SURE I WILL KILL MY FIRST BORN. AND THEY WONT WIN ONE IN THE NEXT 10 YRS ...

Jon
Jon

Fuck you seanhollen. Bitchass pussy. 

Joe
Joe

 Grow up and get some thicker skin.

Holcombj12
Holcombj12

pat white quit you tard!! why are you trollin everywhere??? after pitt gave him a concussion in the season finale that year he didnt want any part of the NFL. You have obviously never watched a single game tannehill played, so keep your biased racial opinions to yourself ya phony

Natalie
Natalie

 For those of us who have thick skin and read sports articles with a Chimp's eye, this one is profane and vulgar. Custom written for chimps like you with a bunch of fuc**** bananas and IQ to match. Now get back in your cage and take that as***ole with you SHI**ead. There is that easier for you to read moron?

Bebep
Bebep

Welcome to Chris Joseph's columns. Now get the fuck out.

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