Parker did not catch any of his three targets during Sunday's 42-17 loss to the Bills. He ends the season with 24 receptions for 309 yards and one touchdown.
Parker's fourth season in the NFL has been his statistical worst in terms of receptions and yards, and his one touchdown grab ties a career-low. Formerly a focal point of the Dolphins' offense, the former 2015 14th overall pick fell out of favor in Miami's offense and was phased out of gameplans midway through the season. All signs point towards the Dolphins parting ways with Parker this offseason, despite having previously picked up his fifth-year option. It's possible that a change in scenery will do well for the 25-year-old, but it seems very unlikely that Parker will live up to his draft capital any time soon.
Parker caught two of three targets for 12 yards during Sunday's 17-7 loss to the Jaguars.
The former 2015 first-round pick tied Danny Amendola for the most targets among Miami's wideouts during the Week 16 loss, which shows how much quarterback Ryan Tannehill struggled to make noise in the passing game. Parker has only exceeded 50 receiving yards in one game this season and has been phased out of his former role as a focal point in the Dolphins' offense. He'll remain off the fantasy radar heading into a Week 17 visit to the Bills.
Offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains acknowledged that Parker has been phased out of the Miami offense, citing a "combination of injuries, production and practice," Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.
The 2015 first-round pick essentially served as Miami's No. 4 receiver in last week's 41-17 loss to Minnesota, logging fewer snaps (19) and targets (one) than recent signing Brice Butler (25, 3). With Parker's fifth-year option guaranteed for injury only, the Dolphins have a huge incentive to keep him healthy, though they also still have a slim shot to make the playoffs. There's little reason to expect a big workload Sunday against Jacksonville.
Parker failed to catch his only target during Sunday's 41-17 loss to the Vikings.
Parker received less offensive snaps (19) than Kenny Stills, Danny Amendola and Brice Butler during the Week 15 loss. It's unclear whether the 2015 first-round pick was limited by an injury or has simply fallen to the No. 4 position in Miami's receiver room, but Parker won't be worth fantasy consideration Week 16 against the potent Jaguars defense.
Parker (shoulder) does not carry an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Vikings after practicing fully Friday.
Parker, who caught one of his four targets for 18 yards in Week 14's 34-33 win over the Patriots, will be out there if you need him Sunday, but he's been a hit-or-miss fantasy option all season long, so he'd be a speculative lineup roll in Week 15.
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