Lamar Miller, RB, Dolphins
|RB - #29||90.14||MIA||Active||3 years||23||5'10||218||@millertime_6|
2014 Outlook: Sleeper (undervalued)Last updated on Jul-07-2014 by Mark Morales-Smith
TRENDING!: The arrow is pointing up for Lamar Miller after reports out of Dolphins camp indicate the former Miami running back is taking the majority of first-team reps. Miller disappointed last season (only averaging four yards a carry and scoring two touchdowns), but this very well could have been due to a disastrous offensive line. The Dolphins have made a lot of improvements to their big uglies by signing and drafting some new blood. Miller's main competition to start is Knowshon Moreno. The former Georgia back came into camp out of shape, so Miller has an excellent opportunity. The biggest concern may be the Dolphins lack of a run-heavy offense, and Miller isn't a great pass catcher. Hoever, he is a versatile runner that has power to go between the tackles, speed to get around the corner, and the explosiveness to break the big play. Miller was a big-time talent for the Hurricanes, and may for the first time have a real shot to showcase his talent. Miller should be drafted as your RB3, but don't be shocked if he exceeds expectations to become a solid RB2.
Editor's Note: Miller is a buy-low option in dynasty leagues. The hype is shifting as we speak, so get your foot in the door before he more closely approaches his ceiling. Every day that passes with no positive news regarding Moreno due to his injured knee, Miller's value soars. Click here to read more about dynasty over- and under-valued rookies.
Running back Knowshon Moreno is ready to make his Dolphins debut. He said so Wednesday. And sure enough, Moreno is expected to play Saturday against the Cowboys, according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald.
Moreno missed all offseason workouts and the first two weeks of training camp while he was recovering from a June knee scope.
Now Knowshon must prove that he deserves a healthy amount of carries in Miami's backfield, which is being led by Lamar Miller right now. This is probably going to turn into a pretty equal timeshare, a fate made worse for fantasy owners with the fact that the Dolphins' offensive line is still really poor. Moreno won't come close to repeating his 2013 career year in Denver. But as a 10th-round pick, he doesn't bear too much risk.
FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors8/22 - Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno expected to make preseason debut Saturday
8/6 - Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno taken off PUP list, ready to practice
8/1 - Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno could miss entire preseason
7/27 - Dolphins envision RB Lamar Miller as their version of LeSean McCoy
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2014 Mock Draft Results
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 21
|9.01||Gridiron Irishmen - #3 rb, better offense this year (hopefully) this could be his year in the new scheme.|
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 14
July 14, 2014
|9.03||FFToolbox - Offensive line concerns are warranted. If he's the guy though, he has a ton of potential and surprising speed.|
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