Since we’re in yet another discussion about the merits of Tannehill, or lack thereof, I thought I’d give this argument its own forum.
I still say his weakness is in reading a pass rush and avoiding the defenders who are coming right at him. The intangible weakness is a lack of leadership and a lack of fire. I want to see RYAN TANNEHILL screaming at his men to fire them up, not Jarvis Landry and Marqueis Gray. If you think about the players with the hearts and souls of Dolphins, you think Landry, Cameron Wake, Reshad Jones. I cannot add Tannehill on the list, but he should be.
The strength is his durability and willingness to take a shot. His arm and accuracy have improved. Not enough, perhaps, the the improvement shows.
I don’t think he’s good enough to call him elite or anything like that, but he’s not bad enough to discard. I hate making excuses for him or anyone, but most of his career was learning a new offense for a new offensive coordinator every other month it seemed. Now that he’s in a decent system with consistency, let’s see how he does this year.
Oh, and he brings this to the table: