Ryan Tannehill to Have Season-Ending ACL Surgery

Ryan Tannehill to Have Season-Ending ACL Surgery

Although Miami prepared for the worst with Tannehill's situation by signing Jay Cutler, the loss McMillan of is a huge blow to a defense that has already lost Koa Misi to injured reserve with a neck injury.

Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says he's confident quarterback Ryan Tannehill will be ready for the 2018 season, but 2017 is out.

As it's been speculated since last week, Ryan Tannehill will undergo surgery to fix the damage to his twice-injured ACL on his left knee. The Dolphins consulted with specialists before the team and Tannehill decided surgery was the best option.

Tannehill, 29, had been mulling how to deal with the injury since he suffered it in a training-camp practice last week.

Tannehill's $17.98 million salary for this year is fully guaranteed.

Gase said it was a tough conversation to have for Tannehill. As with Cutler, Tannehill had enjoyed his best season under the tutelage of Gase, who was hired by Miami a year ago. "It's more and more real".

That decision, made in consultation with the Dolphins and medical advisers, appeared to prove costly last week when Tannehill went down, untouched, while running toward the sideline. "He worked so hard". I think he's handling it good.

Cutler will now fill in for Tannehill while Matt Moore remains to the backup on the depth chart for the Dolphins. We're trying to make sure we're ...

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