Ryan Tannehill

Ryan Tannehill

Height: 6' 4"Weight: 216 lbsAge: 30College: Texas A&MDrafted: #8 (1st Rd. by Miami)

2018 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
7th easiest for QBs
Draft Rank (ECR) #210
Best / Worst #93 / #259
ADP #219


Ryan Tannehill restructures contract

Ryan Tannehill has reworked his contract to help the Dolphins trim some payroll and get under the salary cap by Wednesday's deadline. Tannehill's 2018 cap number will drop from nearly $20 million to $8.6 million and he'll receive more money up front in the form of a signing bonus. The restructure played a big part in freeing up the necessary cap space for the Dolphins to sign WR Albert Wilson and WR Danny Amendola.

Fantasy Impact

The move means that Tannehill will remain with Miami for at least one more season but won't preclude the Dolphins from drafting a new quarterback in the first round. As long as he's fully recovered from an ACL that cost him the entire 2017 season, Tannehill should enter training camp as Miami's starter. However, if the Dolphins use their No. 11 pick in the first round on a potential replacement, Tannehill's time as Miami's starter and as a fantasy QB2 could be nearing an end.

Ryan Tannehill to undergo season-ending surgery

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (knee) will undergo season-ending knee surgery.

Fantasy Impact

Now that Tannehill has elected to undergo surgery to repair his torn left ACL, his season is officially over. The Dolphins are expected to place him on the injured reserve list. Barring injury or terrible play, Jay Cutler will be Miami's starting quarterback for the 2017 season. From a fantasy perspective, he should be viewed as a back-end QB2 in upcoming fantasy drafts.

Ryan Tannehill may need season-ending surgery

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the Miami Dolphins "fear" quarterback Ryan Tannehill (knee) may need season-ending knee surgery.

Fantasy Impact

Although Tannehill may need season-ending knee surgery, a decision has yet to be made, per reports. Expect the Dolphins to make a decision sooner rather than later with the regular season approaching in just about five weeks. With Matt Moore currently working as the team's QB1, I wouldn't be surprised if the Dolphins addressed the QB position from the outside.

Ryan Tannehill not out of the woods just yet

ESPN's Jeff Darlington believes Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (knee) could still miss the 2017 regular season, despite not suffering any structural damage in it. "And while the team continues to await more test results on the QB's knee -- one in which he initially sprained the ACL and MCL last December, but did not need surgery -- team officials still realize it might be the best long-term solution to have Tannehill undergo a procedure that would fully repair the partially torn ligaments," Darlington said via ESPN. "Such a scenario probably would end his season, and team sources say that scenario remains on the table."

Fantasy Impact

The Dolphins have a decision to make on Tannehill and his injured knee. Per reports, the team could "take a few weeks to slow-play this decision. But with five weeks to go before their regular-season opener, the team will face a plethora of possibilities, some of which might require a faster move than others." The 2017 regular season is too close for the Dolphins to let this situation drag out. I expect them to make a decision on whether or not to move forward with or without Tannehill in the near future. Currently, Matt Moore will take the first-team reps while Tannehill is out. However, don't be surprised if Miami brought in a veteran QB from the open market. Colin Kaepernick, Robert Griffin III and Jay Cutler have all been linked to Adam Gase and the Dolphins since the word of Tannehill's injury spread like wild fire earlier in the day.

Ryan Tannehill avoids structural damage in knee

NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala is reporting Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (knee) has avoided structural damage in his left knee Thursday.

Fantasy Impact

After undergoing an MRI, the results came back positive for Tannehill. He did not sustain any structural damage in his left knee. It is the same knee that ended his 2016 campaign. Although Tannehill could still miss time moving forward, his full 2017 season is not expected to be in danger.