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Dolphins’ Jarvis Landry leads the league in one major stat

Jarvis Landry’s 17 catches are first among NFL players.
Jarvis Landry’s 17 catches are first among NFL players.

Two hundred eighty-four NFL players have at least one catch.

But none has as many or more than Jarvis Landry.

He’s alone in first in receptions with 17 -- a statistic Landry insisted he didn’t know before reporters alerted him to it Wednesday.

What Landry does know: He wants to be in the same spot on the leaderboard when the season ends in early January.

“Of course,” Landry said, when asked if he wants to lead the league in receptions.

“I want to lead the league in every category -- tackles, if I can,” Landry said. “Any category there is, I want to lead the league in. Obviously, being a receiver, I want to lead the league in catches and yards and touchdowns and all. But at the same time, I want to have Ws to go along with those accolades.”

It took six quarters, but the Dolphins offense finaly hit its stride in the second half Sunday. And Landry, DeVante Parker and Ryan Tannehill led the way. Both Landry and Parker had over 100 yards receiving.

Is there a ceiling to the offense when they’re both on the field?

“I don't think there is,” Landry said. “I think there's so much potential in every game, especially on the offensive side of the ball. If you just look at our room. Having DeVante on the field. Having a healthy DeVante. Having Kenny Stills out there. Guys who pose different threats. It allows us to attack teams. Kind of like, almost pick your poison.”

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