Unfortunately for him, the effort ended the same way as Hall-of-Famer Dan Marino’s did in his rookie year back in 1983. The Dolphins fell, 24-21, to the host Arizona Cardinals on former Dolphin Jay Feely’s 46-yard field goal with 8:29 left in overtime and are now 1-3 on the season. Arizona remained unbeaten at 4-0.
Taking advantage of a Cardinals defense totally intent on stopping the run, Tannehill shredded the secondary for a Dolphins rookie record 431 yards, relying mostly on wide receivers
Marino’s memorable game ended in a 38-35 overtime loss at home to the Buffalo Bills, but Tannehill made huge strides with his performance. He was helped by a defense that forced two turnovers and sacked Arizona’s Kevin Kolb five times, but it wasn’t enough.