2014 Denver Broncos Opponents: Quarterback Rankings

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#10. Ryan Tannehill

Oct 31, 2013; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) drops back to pass in the first quarter of a game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

2012 –     Miami Dolphins (R)       Wins: (7)              Passer Rating76.1        Y/PA: 6.8

2013 –     Miami Dolphins               Wins: (8)              Passer Rating: 81.7        Y/PA: 6.7

2 Year Average-                            Wins: (7.5)           Passer Rating: 78.9      Y/PA: 6.75

Week 12: Miami Dolphins @ Denver Broncos (11/23/14 2:25 pm MST)

Ryan Tannehill hasn’t made anybody in South Florida forget about Dan Marino just yet, but he’s shown enough promise in his first two seasons to convince most that he is indeed a franchise quarterback. His first two seasons were full of ups and downs as expected and the team around him, especially his offensive line,  should be much improved in 2014.  The Dolphins are fully expecting Tannehill to keep them in contention in the AFC East.

Beating up on the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets (see rankings #12 & #13) is entirely different from traveling to Denver and facing the Broncos at Mile High. Tannehill has the ability to line up and go toe to toe against Peyton Manning, but he does not yet have the capability.

Advantage: Manning/Broncos