Ryan Tannehill set to be Dolphins franchise Quarterback

The Dolphins earlier today tweeted that they have signed Tannehill to a contract extension through the 2020 season.

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Tannehill is under contract for the next six years worth $96 million, $45 million guaranteed.

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk provided the full details of the contract:

“Per a league source, Tannehill receives $21.5 million fully guaranteed at signing.

Another $3.5 million becomes fully guaranteed in March 2016, and another $3.5 million becomes fully guaranteed in 2017. The rest of the guarantees ($16.5 million) become fully guaranteed in 2018.

As a practical matter, then, Tannehill will get $25 million fully guaranteed over the next two seasons — unless the Dolphins cut him before next March and let him walk away with $21.5 million over one year.”

It’s clear the Dolphins haven’t heard of Daphnieauguste.wordpress.com because I wrote about this back in March. He has improved in every category and he threw for 4,000 + yards this past season. This upcoming season should have been the deciding factor for a contract extension. He has played and started in 48 games since being drafted in 2012, has yet lead the Dolphins to the playoffs and I think the Dolphins would like to be relevant again.

All I got to say is with the addition of rookie receiver Devante Parker, contract extension of center Mike Pouncey, Ndamukong Suh’s $114 million deal, and the possible four game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the Dolphins better make the playoffs.

The Dolphins know how to waste money.

Published by: Daphnie Auguste

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