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As Jay Cutler is reportedly set to hitch the Miami Dolphins, extra readability on Ryan Tannehill‘s damage state of affairs has arisen.

Tannehill has a partially torn ACL in his left knee, an analogous damage to the one which ended his season final yr, the Miami Herald’s Armando Salguero reviews.

As beforehand reported, the quarterback will both want season-ending surgical procedure or substantial remedy – both approach, he’ll reportedly be out for awhile.

Tannehill sustained the damage on a non-contact play at Thursday’s apply, and it initially appeared like he’d escaped critical damage, because it was reported he hadn’t sustained structural injury.

That optimism evaporated shortly, nevertheless, and now it looks like the Dolphins can be driving with Cutler for the foreseeable future.