News: 5 hours agoTannehill completed 15 of 24 passes for 220 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions in Saturday's 19-16 divisional-round loss to the Bengals.
Spin: Tannehill began the game in inauspicious fashion, throwing an interception on his first attempt. While things improved from there, he ended the game with another pick that set up the game-winning field goal for Cincinnati. Positively, Tannehill connected on several big plays with A.J. Brown that went for gains of 41,40 and 33 yards. However, that wasn't enough to overcome his mistakes, something that became far too common for Tannehill in 2021. After throwing only 13 interceptions across his first 28 games in Tennessee, he threw 17 across 18 contests in 2021. Even in the face of those struggles, Tannehill will almost certainly enter 2022 as the starting quarterback in Tennessee, as it would cost the team $57.4 million to move on from him.
ESPN Fantasy Projection: Tannehill took over as the Titans' starting QB in Week 7 of the 2019 season. He was fantasy's No. 3 QB from that point forward and followed that up by finishing seventh as the full-time starter in 2020. He's been nothing short of elite during the two campaigns, totaling 66 TDs and 13 INTs while completing 67% of his passes and averaging a league-best 8.6 YPA. The addition of Julio Jones helps offset the departures of Corey Davis, Jonnu Smith and Adam Humphries, but losing OC Arthur Smith is notable as well. This still figures to be a very run-heavy offense (Tannehill finished 18th in pass attempts last season), which limits the ceiling a bit. Even at 33 years old, Tannehill still adds value with his legs, which along with his strong efficiency, keeps him in the QB1 conversation.