Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill (knee) 'not out of the woods'

Ryan Tannehill’s MRI this afternoon to determine the extent of his new left knee injury proved inconclusive, requiring further study, and all options remain on the table per multiple sources.

That means that in the worst-case scenario, it could still be determined that Tannehill needs surgery on his left knee. It could also mean, however, that the quarterback could once again avoid surgery and find a way to get back on the field this season.

Reports that Tannehill basically got a clean bill of health from the MRI are not correct at this time because further examination of that MRI may give a specialist pause.

Tannehill’s MRI result and perhaps even the player will be examined by more doctors before a final determination is made and a plan for recovery is drawn up.

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Matt Moore is one of the better backups in the league. In six years with the Dolphins, he has completed 60.6% of his passes with a 7.4 yards per attempt and a 5.4% TD rate. To put his TD rate in context, only eight quarterbacks had a higher rate last season.

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