If the Dolphins make the postseason, their broad receiving duo of Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle may very well be a handful for any opponent.
Many NFL broad receiver duos are harmful, however none extra so than Hill-Waddle, who’ve an opportunity to be all-timers. They may very well be talked about in the identical vein as Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt of “The Best Present on Turf” St. Louis Rams or Reggie Wayne and Marvin Harrison of the 2000s Indianapolis Colts.
These duos mixed for greater than 28,000 profession receiving yards apiece, so the South Seashore squad has a methods to go.
Hill had his share of doubters after the juggernaut Kansas Metropolis Chiefs unexpectedly traded him within the offseason to the Dolphins. However he has had a profession 12 months with out Patrick Mahomes, catching 109 passes for 1,529 yards.
Earlier than the season, first-year Miami head coach Mike McDaniel informed fantasy gamers to draft Waddle as a result of he knew how dynamic the previous Alabama star may very well be in his offense.
Waddle’s position has shifted from 2021 when he totaled a rookie-record 104 catches. In 2021, he was a glorified possession receiver in a damaged RPO offense. Solely 56.7% (59-of-104) of his receptions went for first downs in 2021 in comparison with 83.9% (52-of-62) this season.
Now Waddle is used as a downfield weapon. He has a mean depth of goal of 12.2 yards, up drastically from his mark of seven.1 in 2021. His yards per reception is up dramatically to a league-leading 18 yards, almost double his 9.8 common from 2021.