3 Things to Know | Week 5 Jets vs. Dolphins

Speed on Offense
Speed is an accurate description of the Dolphins skill players.

WR Tyreek Hill, whose nickname is Cheetah, one of the fastest players in the NFL. Since 2016, he leads the NFL with 16 catches of at least 50 yards. Despite being traded from Kansas City to Miami, he’s picked up where he left off and leads the league with 477 receiving yards on 31 receptions.

“They do a great job of getting him in different spots,” HC Robert Saleh said. “He can take a little bubble [screen] and with a little burst of speed, get them 10 yards if you’re off by a step. … You can give up those five-to-10 yarders as long he doesn’t beat you on the big one. But at the same time, you have to be able to play these guys aggressively too, so it’s going to be a cat-and-mouse game in terms of how aggressive they are with how aggressive we are. Anticipating a really fun battle.”

Hill ranks No. 1 with eight 20-plus-yard receptions this season and is tied for first with a pair of catches of over 50 yards. Opposite Hill is Jaylen Waddle, who is tied for third in both categories. Waddle’s 381 receiving yards are sixth in the NFL, too.

“It’s like the 4 by 100 relay team,” Saleh said. “They are fast. It’s going to be a tremendous challenge playing disciplined, playing with good eyes. With…

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