Dolphins name Ryan Tannehill starting quarterback
Rookie Ryan Tannehill has been named the Dolphins Week 1 starting quarterback, head coach Joe Philbin announced on Monday.
In 2 preseason games, the 8th overall pick in the 2012 Draft has thrown for 265 yards with 2 touchdowns, 1 interception, and a 54.3% completion rate. The Texas A&M product beat out veteran Matt Moore - who made 12 starts with Miami last season – and offseason acquisition David Garrard who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery earlier this month.
The Dolphins open the season on September 9th on the road against the Houston Texans.