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Report: Ryan Tannehill to Have Season-Ending ACL Surgery

Tannehill opted for the procedure, which officially rules him out for the entirety of the 2017 season. 

Ryan Tannehill has opted for season-ending surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee, according to the Miami Hearld's Armando Salguero. 

Tannehill left the Dolphins' practice on Thursday after his knee appeared to buckle in a non-contact situation. Miami then convinced Jay Cutler to postpone his broadcasting career to join the team on a one-year deal that will could pay him up to $13 million. 

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The decision to opt for surgery came after Tannehill discussed his options with head coach Adam Gase on Friday.

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Tannehill, 29, threw for 2,995 yards, 19 touchdowns and 12 interceptions last season in leading the Dolphins to a 10-6 record and a playoff berth. It's an extremely unfortunate turn of events for Tannehill, who many in the Dolphins organization believed was poised for a big season. He will enter the 2018 season at 30 years old and has no guaranteed money left on his contract.