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Ryan Tannehill leaves game briefly after taking sixth sack

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The Dolphins have not protected quarterback Ryan Tannehill well all day.

Now we’ll see if they do a better job with Matt Moore. Kyle Williams dropped Tannehill inside the Dolphins’ 10-yard line early in the fourth quarter for the sixth Buffalo sack of the day and Tannehill needed medical attention on the field after the play.

Tannehill limped off the field a short time later and he’s questionable to return with a knee injury. Tannehill and the Dolphins offense had a miserable first half and things got worse in the second half. They ended the first half with 56 yards and had just 58 when Tannehill left the game, leaving even the mathematically challenged with a clear idea of how bad things got.

After a long pass to Brian Hartline, things got even worse. Moore was picked off by Bills safety Jim Leonhard and the Dolphins are back on defense down 13-0 with 10:31 to play in the game.

UPDATE 3:47 p.m. ET: Tannehill returned with 6:35 to go in the game and led a three and out to hand the ball back to the Bills with Miami trailing 16-0.

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17 Responses to “Ryan Tannehill leaves game briefly after taking sixth sack”
  1. seatownballers says: Dec 22, 2013 3:35 PM

    Fins stink

  2. jakec4 says: Dec 22, 2013 3:40 PM

    Tannehill is pretty tough but nobody can continue to withstand that kind of beating.

  3. Pittsburgh Steelers says: Dec 22, 2013 3:40 PM

    Doing their best Cowboys impersonation…

  4. doctorrustbelt says: Dec 22, 2013 3:42 PM

    That offensive line really is offensive.

  5. gadzod says: Dec 22, 2013 3:44 PM

    We might not be making the playoffs, but it feels great knowing we eliminated the DoLOLphins

  6. knicksmets says: Dec 22, 2013 3:46 PM

    They should hope he’s okay if they want to have a chance to get into the playoffs, though the way their
    Line has protected their QBs it might not matter

  7. buffalobills716 says: Dec 22, 2013 3:47 PM

    History gonna repeat itself again Miami fans don’t hear me doe. To make thing more interested,the same QB who beat them the last time gonna finsh em off 4 good. #GOBILLS

  8. abreathofsanity says: Dec 22, 2013 3:50 PM

    Alan Jackson and Gordon Lightfoot are both tuning their guitars to do a compilation called where were you at the wreck of the Miami Dolphins?

  9. realfootballfan says: Dec 22, 2013 3:51 PM

    Losing to Buffalo with a playoff berth on the line is not what you do.

  10. yankeemofo says: Dec 22, 2013 3:52 PM

    Talked a little too much trash after last week’s W, huh Fish Heads?

    The Pats may not win it all, but at least they’ll get their shot! Get those tee times reserved, Philbin & Co.!

  11. unclebluck says: Dec 22, 2013 3:58 PM

    Like I said Friday the fins got nothing and they are going no where even if they make the playoffs…after they add up all the sacks today Miami will be lucky to have 100 total offensive yards….

  12. crownofthehelmet says: Dec 22, 2013 3:58 PM

    For kicks, let’s just say Pit and NE win later: next week if jets beat Mia and bengals beat bal, Steelers in if they beat Cle. Hmmm.

  13. unclebluck says: Dec 22, 2013 3:59 PM

    ….And the Bills beat you with a back up QB….AGAIN!!!!!

  14. mistrezzrachael says: Dec 22, 2013 4:02 PM

    Where are all the Dolphin fans who stated ” The the Dolphins had overtaken the Patriots”???

    Where are all the Dolphin fans who declared that Brady was over the hill and the ” mantle passed on to Tannehill”???

    Jeez…didn’t they say the same Fiedler, Beck, Culpepper????

  15. doctorrustbelt says: Dec 22, 2013 5:10 PM

    Tannehill needs to get sacked 24 more times in their final game to break Houston Texans record (in 1st season after expansion – victim David Carr).

  16. doctorrustbelt says: Dec 22, 2013 5:13 PM

    CORRECTION: Tannehill needs to get sacked 19 more times to break Houston Texans offensive lines record.

    19 ! ! !

  17. murabma says: Dec 22, 2013 5:30 PM

    Love seeing all these arrogant Pats* fans commenting on a thread about a game that didn’t involve their cheating team. What a bunch of whiny frontrunners. Can’t wait until (a) your cheating is further exposed (refs, cough, cough) and (b) you get blown out in the playoffs.

    A Bills Fan

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