A Historic Look at Where Ryan Tannehill’s Miami Dolphins Debut Ranks in Team History

 

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On September 9 Ryan Tannehill became the 17th different Miami Dolphins quarterback to start in the post Dan Marino era. It was a rough day for him. Here is a look at the other Dolphins QBs debut games in the aqua and orange jerseys…

Legend: Completions/Attempts…Yards…TD/INT…Passer rating. The list is in order of best passer rating through to the worst passer rating.

Brian Griese…20 for 29…192 yards…3 TDs – 0 INTs…121.6 passer rating in a 2003 win at the San Diego Chargers

Dan Marino…19 for 29…322 yards…3 TDs – 2 INTs…108.7 passer rating in a 38-35 victory over the Buffalo Bills in 1983

Gus Frerotte…24 for 36…275 yards…2 TDs – 1 INT…96.4 passer rating in a 34-10 win vs the Denver Broncos in 2005

Chad Henne…14 for 22…115 yards…1 TD – 0 INTs…92 passer rating in a 38-10 win at Buffalo in 2009

Jay Fiedler…15 for 24…134 yards…1 TD – 0 INTs…91.3 passer rating in a 23-0 win over the Seattle Seahawks in 2000

Trent Green…24 for 38…219 yards…1 TD – 0 INTs…87.5 passer rating in a 16-13 OT loss at the Washington Redskins in 2007

Chad Pennington…26 for 43…251 yards…2 TDs – 1 INT…82.6 passer rating in a 20-14 loss to the New York Jets in 2008

A.J. Feeley…21 for 39 for 168 yards…1 TD – 1 INT…78.4 passer rating in a 16-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in 2004

Matt Moore…17 for 26…167 yards…0 TDs – 1 INT…67.3 passer rating in a 2011 loss to the Jets

Cleo Lemon…18 for 36…210 yards…1 TD – 1 INT…65.7 passer rating in a 27-17 2006 loss to the Indianapolis Colts

Joey Harrington…26 for 41…232 yards…0 TDs – 2 INTs…58.2 passer rating in a 2006 20-10 loss to the New England Patriots

John Beck…9 for 22…109 yards…0 TDs – 0 INTs…56.8 passer rating in a 17-7 loss at the Philadelphia Eagles in 2007

Daunte Culpepper…18 for 37…262 yards…0 TDs – 2 INTs…49.6 passer rating in a 28-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2006

Sage Rosenfels…16 for 38…264 yards…1 TDs – 3 INTs…42 passer rating in a 30-23 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in 2004

Ryan Tannehill…20 for 36…219 yards…0 TDs – 3 INTs…passer rating of 39 in a 30-10 loss to the Houston Texans hours ago

Ray Lucas…13 for 33…165 yards…1 TD – 4 INTs…26.3 passer rating in a 23-10 loss to the Bills in 2002

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