Adam Gase, Ryan Tannehill and Realistic Expectations

Ryan Tannehill was sacked six times through the first three games of this season. Five of those sacks came in Week 1 against the Seahawks in Seattle. The Miami Dolphins rebuilt offensive line that features four offensive tackles and one center when healthy appeared to be doing its job.

In fact, Tannehill was’t sacked at all in Week 2. He has played 69 games in his career and that was only the fifth time that had happened. The first time since 2014.

The Dolphins’ newfound competence on the offensive line disappeared after Week 3. Without Branden Albert and Mike Pouncey in Week 4, the Dolphins were forced to move Laremy Tunsil to left tackle while brining in backup Billy Turner to play left guard and third-string center Kraig Urbik to play center.

Tannehill was sacked five times and the offense couldn’t function as its offensive line was repeatedly exposed. Continue reading