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Could Dolphins receiver Jaylen Waddle break this rookie record?

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Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver Jaylen Waddle might already have the NFL lead for best touchdown celebration after debuting the“ Waddle Waddle” penguin-esque dance in Sunday’ …
Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver Jaylen Waddle might already have the NFL lead for best touchdown celebration after debuting the “Waddle Waddle” penguin-esque dance in Sunday’s 33-10 win over the Carolina Panthers. Waddle could also be on track to break a rookie record for most receptions. Anquan Boldin, the former Pahokee High and Florida State star, established the mark in 2003 when he became the league’s only rookie to reach triple digits in a season. He hauled in 101 receptions for the Arizona Cardinals that year. Through 12 games, Waddle has 77 receptions. That’s an average of 6.4 catches per game. It puts him on pace to surpass Boldin’s record in the traditional 16 games, let alone the 17th regular-season game that was added to the NFL schedule this year. Waddle’s pace would put him at 109 receptions through 17 games. Waddle said on Wednesday he’s “not necessarily” concerned about reaching milestones like 100 receptions or 1,000 yards this season. “I’m just going to go out there and really try to handle business the best I can, honestly,” he said. “Not try to do too much, just do what I’m asked and just play the game.” The team will value it, if it helps lead to more victories down the stretch. The Dolphins (5-7) enter Sunday’s game against the New York Giants (4-7) on a four-game winning streak. “If we’re losing, it’s worthless. If we’re winning, it’s great, added accolades,” said fellow receiver Mack Hollins. “In my opinion — I’m sure he’s kind of on that similar page — winning will make it all better.

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