With the official title of Miami Dolphins starting quarterback now all his, rookie Ryan Tannehill looks to make the most of the first of his final two preseason tuneups Friday night against the Atlanta Falcons.
Tannehill will get valuable playing time with the first-team offense as Miami is looking to get more out of a unit that has scored only 24 points through two preseason games. Behind Tannehill, the backup quarterback battle is one to watch with rumors this week that David Garrard could be a possible roster casualty. Last year's starter Matt Moore is currently No. 2 behind Tannehill.
The Falcons have had their starting quarterback in line for four seasons now in Matt Ryan, who has been solid all preseason. Behind him, though, the backup offensive players haven't produced much.
Both teams are looking for the first preseason win with two weeks left before the wins matter. With rosters being cut down to 53 men next week, look for backups on both teams to try to make their marks to earn a spot.
Game Date/Time: Friday, Aug. 24; 7:30pm ET
Location: Sun Life Stadium, Miami, Fla.
Local TV Schedule
WFOR 4 (CBS; Miami)
WTVX 34 (CW; West Palm Beach)
WZVN 7 (ABC; Fort Myers)
WRDQ 27 (Orlando)
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Radio Schedule: Sirius XM Radio: 94
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