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Author: Jon Kuzma
Miami Dolphins Receiver Kenny Stills had an outstanding season in 2016 in which the 25 year old receiver was able to record 9 touchdown receptions. That production helped Stills finish 6th in the entire league in touchdown catches and not even fellow teammate Jarvis Landry could find the end zone as much as Stills did. With Dolphins Quarterback Ryan Tannehill still looking to find his groove passing wise, it’s imperative that Miami gets strong performances from role players like Kenny Stills. Tannehill has been somewhat underproducing during his time at the helm and talented receivers help alleviate pressure for this group. Stills had four plays that were more than 40 yards in 2016 so he definitely brings big play capability and it’s good to have receivers that can work the vertical passing game. Speedy receivers like Stills can take the top off a defense and lead to quick scoring. Every offensive coordinator dreams of players with those abilities and luckily for the Dolphins they have that in the emerging 5th year receiver. Now in 2017 Stills will hit the field with more confidence than he has ever had and he is coming off his best season ever. This upcoming year offers Stills a chance to build on the success he had a season ago and expect him to do so especially since Stills is much more experienced than he was early on his career. Defensive backs have to take note of where number 10 is on the field now every single snap. If they don’t Stills can run right by them and finish in the end zone for six points. The only question now is whether Tannehill can rise to the occasion and give this team enough effort to take the next step? If not Matt Moore will be waiting in the wings to do so but regardless of who is throwing the football Kenny Stills is going to make plays for Miami.
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