Tannehill found the end zone for the first time all season on the ground, and added three more through the air, en route to a 32-point Fantasy game that stands as his second best of the season. However, he also delivered a crushing late interception as the Broncos worked their way back for the win.
This might have been the most promising performance of Tannehill's career, as he was effective in the red zone and made plays with his arm and his legs. He heads into a solid matchup against the Jets in Week 13 riding high, and could be a solid Fantasy play against a defense that ranks dead last against quarterbacks.
Tannehill completed 26 of his 36 pass attempts for 228 yards and threw for three touchdowns. He also added a rushing score which was his first of the season and the first time he scored four touchdowns in a game this season. He added 15 rushing yards on four attempts.
Tannehill connected with rookie wide receiver Jarvis Landry on two of his passing touchdowns, with Mike Wallace also catching a touchdown from Tannehill. The Dolphins next Monday against the Jets.
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"I definitely think I have been playing better. It took me a little while to get comfortable in the offense. The guys around me have really stepped up and played well," Tannehill said, per the Miami Herald. "We were West Coast last year, so a completely different system. All kinds of zone reads. Spreading things out. A lot of new concepts. But it's been a lot of fun. I feel great [in this system]. When I went to London, I took a step back and said make plays, have fun and stop thinking so much. I think I turned a corner."
Tannehill compiled 240 yards through the air while completing 26 of 34 passes. He added two touchdowns, no interceptions and 17 rushing yards in the win. He had eight touchdowns and five interceptions through his first six games. Over his last five, he has nine touchdowns and two interceptions.
Tannehill completed 26 of 34 passes for 240 yards. He also finished with 17 rushing yards. The game was mostly a defensive struggle early, as neither team could muster a touchdown in the first half. Tannehill finally broke that streak with 2:25 left in the third quarter. Tannehill hit Brandon Gibson on a 7 yard pass, giving the team a one point lead. Tannehill wouldn't stop there, throwing an 8 yard score to Jarvis Landry in the fourth quarter.
Tannehill will take on the Broncos Week 12.
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