NASHVILLE – The Titans have agreed to a trade with the Miami Dolphins that will send quarterback Ryan Tannehill to Tennessee.
Tannehill, a first-round pick (eight overall) by the Dolphins in the 2012 NFL Draft, will join quarterback Marcus Mariota on the team’s roster.
Blaine Gabbert served as Mariota’s back-up last season. Gabbert was informed on Friday he'll be released by the team.
The Titans sent a seventh-round pick in the 2019 draft and a fourth-round pick in the 2020 draft to the Dolphins for Tannehill and a sixth-round pick in the 2019 draft.
Tannehill, 30, played in 88 career games in seven seasons in Miami, and he completed 1,829-of-2,911 passes for 20,434 yards, with 123 touchdowns and 75 interceptions. His career completion percentage is 62.8 percent, and his career passer rating is 87.0.
A 6-foot-4, 207-pounder, Tannehill also has 1,210 rushing yards and six touchdowns in his career.
In 2018, Tannehill started 11 games for the Dolphins, and he completed 176-of-274 passes for 1,979 yards and 17 touchdowns, with nine interceptions. He missed the 2017 season with a knee injury.
Tannehill is second all-time on Miami’s career completion percentage list, behind only Chad Pennington (67.6). He also ranks second all-time on Miami’s career passer rating list, behind only Pennington (94.5) and ahead of Dan Marino (86.4). Tannehill holds two of the team’s top five single-season passer ratings marks.
Tannehill started all 16 games for the Dolphins in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, and 13 of 16 games in 2016 before missing the 2017 season.
Tannehill played collegiately at Texas A&M, where he threw for 5,450 yards and 42 touchdowns in 50 games, with 25 starts.
Tannehill threw for 230 passing yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions in Miami’s 27–20 win over the Titans in Week One of the 2018 season.
TitansOnline.com looks back at the NFL career of veteran QB Ryan Tannehill, who was acquired by the Titans in a trade with the Miami Dolphins. (AP Photos)