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The Splash Zone 12/29/21: Jaylen Waddle’s Historic Rookie Season

Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

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Anquan Boldin currently holds the rookie record for receptions in a season with 101, set way back in 2003. Jaylen Waddle is five catches away from tying that record and he still has two games to go. Waddle has easily been Tua Tagovailoa’s favorite target this season and George Godsey is finding unique ways to get the football in the hands of the rookie receiver.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day’s round-up below.

Jaylen Waddle continues record pace in Dolphins' win Monday night
Dolphins wide receiver Jaylen Waddle hauled in game-highs of 10 receptions and 92 yards along with the evening’s only offensive touchdown to propel the Fins past the host Saints, 20-3.


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