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Jaylen Waddle Already Impressing Teammates at Dolphins OTAs

David Kaestle
DeVante Parker praises Jaylen Waddle as a quick learner following the Dolphins OTAs.
DeVante Parker praises Jaylen Waddle as a quick learner following the Dolphins OTAs. / Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
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The Miami Dolphins put together quite the receiving core this offseason to help second-year quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. And those offseason moves culminated in the selection of his former college teammate Jaylen Waddle with the No. 6 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

While injuries prevented Waddle from having much of a 2020 season, his talent was never in question, and it seems like he's showing off that talent in a big way at Dolphins' OTAs.

DeVante Parker had nothing but great things to say about Waddle thus far.

"Brings another weapon to the team. Another guy who can help us. He’s a quick learner. He listens to what we have to say. You coach him up and he listens to you.”

DeVante Parker

That's certainly what you want to hear about your first-round pick in his first OTAs, especially if the source is your No. 1 receiver. He's someone working closely with Waddle.

Of course a good training camp doesn't always translate to a good rookie year, but early returns seem positive for Waddle in Miami and it sounds like Tua will have all the weapons he needs to be successful.


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David Kaestle is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username davekaestle. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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