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Former Alabama WR clears concussion protocol for Dolphins

Jaylen Waddle (#17) returns a punt for the Dolphins in second half of 2021 game versus New York Giants
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The Miami Dolphins received good news on one of its marquee players.

Jaylen Waddle, a former Alabama standout, clears concussion protocol for the Dolphins.

RELATED: Former Alabama player on track to return for the Dolphins

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network broke the story Thursday. Waddle missed the matchup against the Denver Broncos because of a concussion, but Miami earned a 70-20 victory. He is on track to return Sunday for the Dolphins game versus the Buffalo Bills.

Waddle was selected in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He is a two-time 1,000-yard receiver in his career.

Mike McDaniel, head coach of the Dolphins, is excited to have Waddle back.

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith. 

Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 15 years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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