The Houston Texans are among the front-runners for the services of former Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller, according to Omar Kelly (Sun Sentinel).
"The Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys appear to be the front-runners for Miller, who contributed 1,269 total yards and led the Dolphins with 10 touchdowns last season. However, the negotiations are on-going, and his landing spot could change before Wednesday, which is the first day NFL teams can sign players to contracts."
Ian Rapoport (NFL Network) confirmed the Texans’ interest in Miller.
Lamar Miller, 24, had 2,930 rushing yards and 887 receiving yards in four seasons with the Dolphins.
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The 2012 fourth-round pick has been misused since being in Miami. He’s always been the team’s best runningback but hasn’t been utilized as so. Miller has played in all 16 games each of the last three seasons, but has only rushed over 200 times just once.
The former Miami Hurricane is also a threat out of the backfield, racking up 85 catches in the last two seasons combined. Miller has a similar skill-set to the recently cut Arian Foster and should be atop the Texans’ wish-list.
Adding Miller would solve the Texans runningback need and would let the Texans focus elsewhere with their #22 pick. He should be priority #1 for the Texans over the next 24-48 hours.
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