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Rams punter Johnny Hekker has more TD passes than Dolphins’ current QBs

Johnny Hekker, Rams

The Miami Dolphins traded quarterback Ryan Tannehill and a sixth-round pick to the Tennessee Titans in exchange for their 2020 fourth-round pick and 2019 seventh-round pick.

Here is how the Dolphins’ quarterback room looks right now

Jake Rudock was a 2016 sixth-round pick by the Detroit Lions who has spent most of his career on their practice squad and backing up Matthew Stafford. He was active in three games for the Lions in 2017, completing three of five passes for 24 yards and an interception. He signed a reserve/future contract with Miami in January.

Similar to Rudock, Luke Falk was selected in the sixth round of the 2018 draft by the Tennessee Titans. He was claimed by the Miami at the start of 2018 but was placed on injured reserve due to a wrist injury. He was forced to miss his entire rookie season.

Funny enough, Los Angeles Rams’ punter Johnny Hekker has more passes and touchdowns in the regular season than the two inexperienced quarterbacks on the Dolphins’ roster.

In his seven years in the NFL, he has completed 11 of 19 passes for 156 yards and one touchdown. That’s eight more completions, 132 more passing yards, and one touchdown more than all of the Dolphins’ current quarterbacks.

There’s no doubt that Miami will add a veteran quarterback or two in free agency. That might very well be Blake Bortles. Other top free agent quarterbacks available include Ryan Fitzpatrick, AJ McCarron, and Mike Glennon.

For now, let’s just acknowledge that the Rams’ punter has been more productive as a quarterback than anyone on the current Miami squad.