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Miami Dolphins (8-3)

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vs. Cle
W 39-17
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vs. Hou
W 30-15
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@ SF
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@ Buf

Tyreek Hill, Dolphins success shows value of elite WRs

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins running back Jeff Wilson Jr. mostly practices wide receiver drills during his offseasons, partly because running back drills are second nature to him, but also because he understands the importance of being a pass catcher in today's NFL.

"I remember one point in time, it was a running back league," Wilson said. "Even growing up, around when Adrian Peterson was in the league, you would have three or four every year come out, a running back, in the first round. But the game has changed. Quarterbacks have changed. Speed has changed."

Wide receiver value has soared in the past decade with rule changes that favor offense, unprecedented levels of talent and speed, and teams using receivers in different areas of the run game and pass protection.

AFC East Division
Buffalo 930.750
Miami 830.727
New York 740.636
New England 660.500
Full Standings
Pass Yds: T. Tagovailoa2564
Pass TDs: T. Tagovailoa19
Rush Yds: J. Wilson Jr.677
Rush TDs: J. Wilson Jr.4
Rec Yds: T. Hill1233
Rec TDs: J. Waddle6
Int: J. Holland2
Sacks: B. Chubb7.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4254 (3)
Passing Yards: 3364 (3)
Rushing Yards: 1043 (28)
Points per game: 25.6 (6)
Yards per game: 386.7 (3)
Touchdowns: 31 (6)
Field Goals: 16 (23)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 3777 (14)
Passing Yards: 2754 (20)
Rushing Yards: 1205 (7)
Points per game: 23.3 (19)
Yards per game: 343.4 (17)
Touchdowns: 30 (23)
Field Goals: 12 (2)
Date Player Transactions
12/3 J. Empey active/prac. squad
12/3 K. Lamm active/prac. squad
11/28 K. Lamm pract. squad add
11/28 F. Swain pract. squad add
11/28 G. Hermanns pract. squad del
11/28 C. Jackson Jr. pract. squad del
11/23 J. Zimmer active/prac. squad
11/21 R. McIntosh pract. squad add
11/17 B. Scarlett pract. squad add
11/14 K. Smith pract. squad add
Date Player Status
12/4 T. Armstead toe, pectoral (Doubtful)
12/4 M. Gaskin shoulder, ankle (Questionable)
12/4 A. Jackson ankle (Out)
12/4 T. Bridgewater knee (Questionable)
11/27 R. Mostert knee (Doubtful)
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