Two great quarterbacks but maybe not quite what the Dolphins are looking for. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the deal is a one-year contract worth $7 million guaranteed, plus a chance to increase to $12 million based on playing time. Miami, in the midst of a rebuild, couldn't justify those huge numbers for a player who clearly wasn't part of their long-term future. Tennessee will get a sixth round pick in 2019 along with the veteran QB.
In 2018, Tannehill started 11 games for the Dolphins, and he completed 176-of-274 passes for 1,979 yards and 17 touchdowns, with nine interceptions. But he didn't have enough of them and then injuries really hit, including an ACL injury that wiped out his 2017 season. He posted a 42-46 record over six seasons, while throwing for 20,434 yards and 123 touchdowns with 75 interceptions. Titans general manager Jon Robinson got creative in a trade to find the best option to fill the role. Over the last seven years Tannehill was an iron man until the end of the 2016 season when he tore his MCL/ACL on a hit against Arizona. You could argue that he and Tannehill are incredibly similar - both are athletic, accurate quarterbacks and their playing style feels similar.
Well, except one quarterback who's been sitting on the sidelines for the last two years, waiting for his next opportunity in the NFL.