Miami Dolphins at 50: Top 10 WRs

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No. 2 – Mark Duper

One half of the Marks Brothers, Mark “Super” Duper is the best deep threat wide receiver in Miami Dolphins history.

Duper compiled an average of 17.6 yards per reception, second to only Paul Warfield amongst Dolphins receivers with more than 100 receptions.

Duper helped to rewrite the Miami Dolphins receiving record books. A second round pick in the 1982 NFL Draft, Duper leads the franchise with 8,869 yards, second in receptions with 511, and third in touchdowns with 59.

Duper is one of the few Dolphins wide receivers to have back-to-back 1,000 seasons and had four during his 11 seasons with Miami.

While Duper never had a season with less than 590 yards his production was somewhat inconsistent when compared to his earlier campaigns.

The 52nd pick’s inconsistency can best be showcased by the 1984 playoffs when Duper struggled against the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers for a combined four receptions for 43 yards. However, Duper absolutely lit up the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game with five receptions for 143 yards.

Though the Marks Brothers were a duo with Dan Marino as quarterback, only one could be considered the best in franchise history (ties are lame). Duper definitely put up impeccable numbers, but he wasn’t as consistent as his younger “brother”…