Dolphins Sign Jay Cutler On A One Year Deal For $10M

The Miami Dolphins have put their post Ryan Tannehill’s plan in to action With the signing of former Chicago Bear Jay Cutler. The Dolphins agreed Sunday to sign the retired veteran quarterback to contend along with Matt Moore to be Miami’s starting quarterback in Tannehill’s outage. The deal is good for one year and $10,000,000 plus incentives, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Cutler’s previous relationship with Dolphins coach Adam Gase turned out to be the reason the team agreed upon Cutler rather than the popular pick of former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

ORCHARD PARK, NY – SEPTEMBER 14: Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins throws against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Tannehill’s left knee buckled during a scramble Thursday morning and it was reported he simply experienced a hyperextended left knees. An MRI the following day and turned out inconclusive after second and third opinion. Tannehill, who is in the sixth season out of Texas A&M, was later seen walking into the Dolphins training facility with a moderate limp.

Tannelhil was already nursing the same knee for a ligament tear he suffered from the previous season against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The injury cause him to miss the last 3 game and the Dolphins playoff chances when as well.

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Dolphins Sign Jay Cutler On A One Year Deal For $10M