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Jaylen Waddle off injury report for Week 18 vs. Jets

Dolphins WR Jaylen Waddle dealing with shoulder issue. We break down the fantasy football impact.

Jaylen Waddle #17 of the Miami Dolphins runs against the New England Patriots during the second half at Gillette Stadium on January 01, 2023 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images

The Miami Dolphins will take on the New York Jets in Week 18 of the NFL season. The Dolphins are still in the playoff hunt and need a win to still have a shot at the No. 7 seed. The Dolphins are no strangers to a loaded injury report for their games. This week, wide receiver Jaylen Waddle is dealing with a shoulder injury.

Jaylen Waddle injury updates

Friday, Jan. 6 update — Waddle was upgraded to a full participant on Friday and is off the injury report for Sunday’s game.

Thursday, Jan. 5 update — Waddled logged a second consecutive limited practice on Thursday.

Wednesday, January 4 update — Waddle logged a limited practice on Wednesday.

Fantasy football advice

Waddle improved on his rookie year, even with Tyreek Hill on the team. He has played in all 16 games to this point in the season. Waddle has 70 receptions on 112 targets for 1,312 yards and eight touchdowns. The Dolphins are already down quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and could be down the backup Teddy Bridgewater. The Dolphins need to hope that Waddle can shake this injury by the weekend to have a shot in this game. If you have any fantasy football leagues still active, keep Waddle in your lineups if he is healthy.