The Miami Dolphins have a big decision to make at the quarterback position. Ryan Tannehill enters 2018 as the presumed starter based on commentary from the owner, GM and head coach. It does not appear he will be competing for his job unless Miami surprisingly swings a trade or signs a free agent in March. Regardless of your opinion of Tannehill, this conversation is much deeper than just the quarterback discussion.
The Dolphin’s Brass has to answer two very important questions for their team:
1. Are we close to a deep playoff run or are we another mediocre pretender in need of a rebuild?
2. Should we unload assets via trade to comb Heaven and Earth for a potential franchise quarterback, or, should we continue to build other positions to create a better core?
The answer to the first question is unknown, despite what local beat writers or talking heads will tell you. No one knows if young players like Kenyan Drake, Laremy Tunsil, Xavien Howard, or a host of others will take it to another level. The answer to the second question may surprise you a bit.
This is what the folks at MyTopSportsbooks.com see it coming for the Dolphins next season:
With Ryan Tannehill expected to make a full recovery from the season-ending knee injury he suffered early in Training Camp last season, it’s very likely he opens the 2018 season as the Miami Dolphins’ quarterback: 1/3 odds. In his lone season with head coach Adam Gase (2016), Tannehill posted a career-high 93.5 passer rating en route to the Dolphins making the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
Although Gase defended Jay Cutler throughout the 2017 season, it’s very unlikely the Dolphins bring back the 34-year-old to compete for the starting job, or to serve as the …read more