Ryan Tannehill, his wife Lauren and Dolphins owner Steve Ross.

Ryan Tannehill, his wife Lauren and Dolphins owner Steve Ross. (Sun Sentinel / May 30, 2012)

Duffy's Sports Grill has announced a partnership with model Lauren Tannehill, wife of Miami Dolphins' starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

"I love that Duffy's is giving me the opportunity to more closely connect with the fans in new ways, both online and in person," she said. "Even though I like to keep our life somewhat private, it's obvious I also love to talk with all of our fans on Twitter and Facebook."

The couple was welcomed to South Florida earlier this year when Ryan was selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Dolphins. Lauren also was featured on HBO's "Hard Knocks."

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