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Dolphins announce Tannehill option


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The Miami Dolphins announced Thursday that they exercised their fifth-year contract option on quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

Pro Football Talk first reported the move Wednesday night.

Tannehill, the Dolphins’ first-round draft pick in 2012, will receive $16.1 million in 2016. The compensation is guaranteed for injury until next March, at which time it will become fully guaranteed.

Tannehill threw for a career-high 4,045 yards with 27 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in 2014.

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