— Ty Hill (@cheetah) April 1, 2023
As teams in the NFL wait for the next round of free agency and the NFL draft, there is now a lull in the action in the league.
At this time, all of the players in the league begin to make projections of who they believe will perform the best based on their assessments of the available skill. Pro Football Focus recently polled their followers on Twitter to find out which wide receiver they believed to be the most underappreciated in the league.
The Miami Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill didn’t have to give it much thought before giving his response to the question.
The decision to go with Jaylen Waddle is most likely the best course of action for Hill. Even though he is a receiver in the same draft class as Ja’Marr Chase and DeVonta Smith, it does not look that he will garner the same amount of national fame as any of them.
Jaylen Waddle recorded 179 catches for 2,371 yards and 14 touchdowns in his first two years with the team, despite the fact that he only played for the team for two years. In 2022, he led the league with 18.1 yards gained per reception, and in 2021, he established the record for the most catches by a rookie.
Recording 1,356 yards Waddle caught 75 of his 117 targets for a team-high eight touchdowns and finished 13th in fantasy points per game with 15.6 PPR on average. Waddle averaged not only more yards per reception (18.1 to 14.4), but he also led the team in YAC/rec at 6.9 to 4.1 and xYAC/r at 4.4. Additionally, only Hill (3.2) and Jefferson (2.62) finished ahead of Waddle in YPRR in 2022 (2.59).