Miami Dolphins are Ryan Tannehill’s team again

Tannehill has grown into the clear leader of the offense. (Allen Eyestone/The Post)

DAVIE — There isn’t a ton the Dolphins can accomplish right now because of the nature of offseason workouts, most of which are technically voluntary, but reestablishing Ryan Tannehill as their quarterback and leader has been a meaningful accomplishment.

Tannehill stayed in the shadows over the past year, recovering from a knee injury that’s kept him out since December 2016, and his absence hit the team hard. Now that he’s healthy again, he’s reasserted himself as the dominant voice in the offense’s huddle.

“You see that he jumped right back in there and guys were rallying around him and ready to go,” coach Adam Gase said. “He’s got good rapport with those skill guys. Those guys are around each other a lot in the offseason when we’re not. Those guys seem to be pretty close and they’re working well together and I know those guys are pushing each other.”

Tannehill spent extra time throwing with receivers away from the team facility leading up to Organized Team Activities, which was important on two fronts. Not only did it get him back in a position of leadership, but most of Miami’s skill players have little-to-no experience playing with him.

The last time Tannehill took a snap, Jarvis Landry was the team’s top receiver. He’s in Cleveland. Jay Ajayi was in his backfield. Now he’s a Super Bowl champion with the Eagles, and little-used rookie Kenyan Drake is all grown up and ready to take over that spot.

Danny Amendola and Albert Wilson are new additions, as are tight ends Mike Gesicki, A.J. Derby and Durham Smythe. Veteran running back Frank Gore is in the huddle.

None of those players have ever appeared in a game with Tannehill, but the chemistry is coming quickly. That’s particularly important as the Dolphins look to wear defenses down with a no-huddle offense.

“Every day, he’s going to get a little bit better because it’s seeing more looks,” Gase said. “The defense does a good job of mixing things up. (Defensive coordinator Matt Burke) is doing a good job of really getting those guys a lot of different looks, so I think whether we’re going up-tempo or we’re huddling, he’s gaining a lot of knowledge and getting a lot of experience, even more than what he already had.”

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