With the NFL fseason ficially underway, followers have been bombarded with a plethora trades and signings. Teams who’re contenders wish to add big-time expertise to their group, whereas those that really feel like they do not have a shot are floading their expertise in hopes getting a greater draft decide subsequent season. One these groups who’s trying to tank subsequent season is the Miami Dolphins. While they have not confirmed whether or not or not that is the plan, their newest transfer makes it fairly apparent. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the group has traded beginning QB Ryan Tannehill, in addition to a sixth-round decide in 2019 to the Tennessee Titans. In alternate, the Dolphins will obtain a fourth-round decide in 2020 and a seventh-round decide in 2019.
As Schefter reported, the Titans have restructured Tannehill’s contract. This implies that the QB is on a one-year $7 million contract that’s absolutely assured. Tannehill may stand to make over $12 million if he hits sure efficiency targets.
This will make for an fascinating dynamic in Tennessee because the group already has a starter in Marcus Mariota. Tannehill shall be seen as a high-quality backup for Mariota who has been damage susceptible at occasions.