Peter King: Feature story on Tannehill -- "Sink or Swim"

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  1. TheWalrus

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    Full story at the link:

    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1197957/1/index.htm
     
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    i enjoyed the article but not sure if I agree that he is under more pressure than Luck to succeed. I'd rather be the first qb drafted in the first round since Dan Marino after over a 10 year drought of bad qb play than immediately following Peyton Manning when he's still playing in the league.
     
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    T-Hill was an outstanding pick at #8........finally da Phinz have some good news :)
     
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    Mark Sanchex redux
     
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    Unfortunately I don't disagree. But I hope I'm wrong.
     
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    How is he like Mark Sanchez?
     
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    In what way could you possibly compare him to Sanchez? Tannehill is much more athletic, has a much better arm, and has a much better head on his shoulders. He may turn out to be just a Mark Sanchez, but based on just the obvious, there is no comparison to be made between the 2
     
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    When Sanchez came out he was considered to be a very athletic guy with all of the tools but limited experience. You could say the same thing about Tanny, but I do think he is a better prospect than Sanchez was coming out because he has a bigger arm and he's more physically gifted. For me to say that isn't saying much, though, because I always hated Sanchez at USC.
    To me, the best case scenario for Tannehill is a Hasselbeck type of guy, which is obviously not bad, but also nothing special. A west coast QB that can certainly be good enough to win on a very talented team, but he's never going to carry the team or be an upper echelon QB. Again, just my opinion.
     
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    No, not really. Mark Sanchez is 6'2, ran a 4.93 40 and had/has average arm strength, accuracy, release and footwork. His tools are and always have been considered "average."

    The point with Sanchez is that he was supposed to be a winner and a leader with great intangibles. Not that he was some ultra talented specimen.

    Other than limited starting experience and playing in a pro style system, there is very little that Tannehill and Sanchez have in common as prospects entering the NFL.
     
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