July 27, 1988 (35)
Ryan Tannehill is an American football quarterback for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). Known for his tenure with the Miami Dolphins and his significant impact with the Titans, Tannehill has established himself as a proficient quarterback in the NFL.
Tannehill’s NFL career began with the Miami Dolphins, who drafted him in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. His time with the Dolphins was marked by steady development, culminating in a breakout season in 2014 where he threw for over 4,000 yards. In 2019, Tannehill joined the Tennessee Titans, where he experienced a career resurgence, leading the Titans to consecutive playoff appearances and earning the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award in 2019.
Throughout his career, Tannehill has worked with several key figures that have influenced his development as a quarterback. Notable collaborations include working with head coach Adam Gase during his time with the Dolphins, which helped refine his skills as a passer. At the Titans, his synergy with head coach Mike Vrabel and offensive coordinator Arthur Smith was pivotal in his career revival. Tannehill has also developed strong connections with teammates such as wide receiver A.J. Brown and running back Derrick Henry, forming a dynamic offensive trio that has been integral to the Titans’ success.
Tannehill’s career achievements include being named to the Pro Bowl in 2019 and receiving the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award the same year. His leadership and performance have been crucial in leading the Titans to multiple playoff appearances, and he has consistently been ranked among the top quarterbacks in the league in various statistical categories.