Miami Dolphins’ Ryan Tannehill signs with NFL franchise

Ryan Tansehill, a fourth-round pick in 2017, has signed with the Miami Dolphins, league sources have told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The decision was first reported by ESPN’s Paul Gutierrez and is expected to be announced Friday.

Tansehill was taken in the third round by the Miami Marlins out of Oklahoma State, but is expected, if he signs with the Dolphins, to be the starting quarterback of the Miami offense.

According to ESPN, Tanseh is expected join a team that features former first-round quarterback Deshaun Watson, who signed with Indianapolis as a free agent.

“I’m excited to be joining the Dolphins,” Tansehery said in a statement.

“I know the organization has a lot of talent and I look forward to playing under coach Adam Gase and the coaching staff.”

The Dolphins were expected to retain their starting quarterback from last year, but they lost Watson to the Indianapolis Colts.

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