Omar Kelly: Dolphins' slot-receiver struggles hindering offense

Brian Flores came from an organization that pioneered the evolution of the slot position. The New England Patriots spent more than decade developing shifty, smart and crafty slot receivers such as Wes Welker and Julian Edelman, weapons who routinely ran option routes and provided check-down, pass-friendly targets for their quarterback. That is exactly what Miami’s offense has been missing during Flores’ tenure as head coach, though the teams appears to be working to address that void. Albert Wilson and Allen Hurns shared the slot role last season, but they opted out of playing the 2020 season …

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