Conclusions at wide receiver
After being acquired by the Dolphins, Hill signed a four-year, $120 million extension, including $72.2 million in guaranteed money. According OvertheCap.com, Hill’s cap is $6,485,000 but will increase to $31,200,000, $24,865,000 and $28,035,000 in 2023, ’24 and ’25. Waddle’s numbers from 2022 to 2024 are expected to be $6,155,908, $7,387,090 and $8,618,295
In 2022, OvertheCap.com a Corey Davis ($13,366,666), Garrett Wilson ($3,737,092) and Elijah Moore ($2,031,914) combined for a total cap of $19,135,672, then down slightly to $18,276,330 in 2023 with Davis ($11,166,668), Wilson ($4,671,365) and Moore ($2,438,297).
Not only does Hill lead the NFL in receiving yards (31 receptions), but Waddle’s 381 yards on 21 receptions ranks sixth. Statistically, the Dolphins’ third receiver is Trent Sherfield, a fifth-year player who had 8 catches for 77 yards. Led by the prolific duo, the Fins’ top three wides have 60 catches, 935 receiving yards and 5 touchdowns.
The Jets have an intriguing top three with Garrett Wilson (20-255-2TD), Corey Davis (15-261-2TD) and Elijah Moore (15-192) who totaled 50 receptions, 708 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns. The Dolphins will look to replacement Teddy Bridgewater in Week 5 when Zach Wilson makes his second straight start after three games with quarterback Joe Flacco. The Jets are quietly tied for fifth in the NFL in explosive plays — passing 16+ yards and rushing 12+ yards — with 33. Of that number, 25 of those are from receptions, which is at tied for third in the league. .