Miami Dolphins: Ryan Tannehill Is Being Set Up for Failure

December 11, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With a record of 5-8, the Miami Dolphins have just assured a fourth straight non-winning season. As the NFL—and the world, really—is all about instant gratification, where should the blame be placed?
Was Ryan Tannehill just in over his head? What if Dan Carpenter made those kicks against New York and Arizona? Why couldn't Jeff Ireland do a better job of putting weapons around the team's rookie quarterback?
Along with those questions, there are many more that can be asked. In a league and world that demands accountability, where does the blame go? It's just impossible for the Miami Dolphins 2012 season to be described as "it is what it is."
2012 featured perhaps the most brilliant class of rookie quarterbacks ever in the NFL. Early in the season, Tannehill was being praised—along with Washington's Robert Griffin III, Indianapolis' Andrew Luck and Seattle's Russell Wilson—as the future of the Dolphins. However, somewhere down the line, Tannehil...

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