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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:52:32 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (shoulder, knee) was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 21, and is listed as questionable for Week 12 against the Denver Broncos. Miller has been nursing a sore shoulder for the last three weeks, but he also recently suffered a knee injury in practice. RBs Damien Williams and Daniel Thomas will likely share the workload if Miller sits out. RB LaMichael James could also be activated for the first time this year.
Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,100) was already a weak FantasyScore play coming into this difficult matchup against the Broncos. The questionable tag officially makes him a guy to avoid. Williams ($3,000) and Thomas ($3,200) aren't any more intriguing, despite their cheap prices. James ($3,000) is actually the most interesting play, since Denver has actually allowed frequent catches to running backs in the last four weeks. However, James is obviously extremely risky.
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:48:49 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (shoulder) is expected to play in Week 11 against the Buffalo Bills Thursday, Nov. 13, but RBs Daniel Thomas and Damien Williams will be expected to share touches with him tonight. Miller has been nursing a shoulder injury for the last two weeks, and he played only 11 snaps in Week 10.
Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,100) isn't a smart FantasyScore investment against a tough Buffalo Bills defense on a short week. Neither Thomas nor Williams should be expected to put up big fantasy numbers, either.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 10:39:43 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (shoulder) has been very limited during practice this week and his status for Week 10 is uncertain. RB Daniel Thomas and Damien Williams could receive bigger roles if Miller is limited during the game or is not able to play.
Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to watch to see if Miller has a chance to play in Week 10. Miller costs $6,200 on FantasyScore but may be too costly if he is limited during the game. Thomas could be a cheap flex option at $3,700 if Miller is not able to play.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:33:50 -0700
The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Billy Turner, WR Brandon Gibson, RB Daniel Thomas, DL Deandre Coleman, TE Gator Hoskins, OT Jason Fox, OG Shelley Smith inactive for Week 6.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:00:31 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno (elbow) is working in practice with a bulky protective brace on his left arm. The team is trying to figure out if he can play with the brace. "I think it's just a matter of him getting used to playing with it in practice. He's got to get a feel of it and carrying the ball with it, pass protection," coach Joe Philbin said. "Obviously we just can't have him in there when we are running the ball or free release him all the time. Those are things we take the practice week to figure out." When he returns, he'll likely compete with RB Daniel Thomas for the third-down back role.
Fantasy Tip: That last line is good news for Lamar Miller owners. Moreno and Miller were neck-and-neck at one point, and it was a coin flip as to which back would see the bulk of the carries. Miller ($6,500; 13% of your cap) is a solid RB2 this week on FantasyScore.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:17:01 -0700
The Miami Dolphins re-signed RB Daniel Thomas to an undisclosed deal Monday, Sept. 15.
Fantasy Tip: Thomas is worth placing on your watch list because of injuries to Knowshon Moreno (elbow) and Lamar Miller (ankle).
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:08:39 -0700
Free-agent QB Brock Jensen (Dolphins), RB Daniel Thomas (Dolphins), TE Evan Wilson (Dolphins) and TE Brian Wozniak (Falcons) worked out for the New England Patriots Monday, Sept. 8, according to a source.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:38:07 -0700
Free-agent QB Keith Wenning (Ravens), QB Jeff Tuel (Bills), WR Tavarres King (Panthers), DT Devon Still (Bengals), RB James Wilder Jr. (Bengals), RB Dion Lewis (Browns), RB Ryan Williams (Cowboys), RB Mikel Leshoure (Lions), RB Daniel Thomas (Dolphins), QB Tajh Boyd (Jets), RB Alex Green (Jets), RB Daryl Richardson (Jets), WR Greg Little (Raiders), PK Alex Henery (Eagles), DE Michael Sam (Rams) and QB Terrelle Pryor (Seahawks) cleared waivers and became free agents Sunday, Aug. 31.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:48:15 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas was released Saturday, Aug. 30.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:40:45 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas will start the final preseason game Thursday, Aug. 28, with all offensive starters taking the night off.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:09:48 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (hamstring) will play in the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 28, against the St. Louis Rams.
Fantasy Tip: Thomas might be playing for a roster spot, as he has been battling Damien Williams for the No. 3 job, and rookie Orleans Darkwa has also played well.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:48:43 -0700
Miami Dolphins RBs Damien Williams and Daniel Thomas are locked in a heated battle for the No. 3 running back job. If Thomas loses out and is cut, the team would save $815,565 against the cap.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:14:57 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (hamstring) will make his preseason debut in the final game Thursday, Aug. 28.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:34:39 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Damien Williams has leapfrogged RBs Daniel Thomas and Mike Gillislee on the depth chart.
Fantasy Tip: He doesn't have much value in single-year leagues, but he's a nice flier for dynasty leagues.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 05:56:00 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (hamstring), RB Mike Gillislee (hamstring) and OT Jason Fox (chest) are out of practice Thursday, Aug. 14.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:56:48 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (hamstring) has been unable to practice this week, but he has been running.
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:08:35 -0700
Miami Dolphins RBs Daniel Thomas (hamstring) and Damien Williams (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Sunday, Aug. 10.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 05:27:28 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (hamstring), DE Olivier Vernon (back), TE Gator Hoskins (hamstring) and TE Michael Egnew (concussion) will miss multiple practices.
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 05:52:48 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas could struggle to make the team this fall. He has been solid but unspectacular in camp, while RB Mike Gillislee has been more active. Thomas also is without the regime that drafted him.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:33:09 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno (knee) will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery this week, according to sources. Moreno is expected to miss four to five weeks.
Fantasy Tip: The Dolphins backfield was getting messy before this news, but now Lamar Miller will have every opportunity to seize the No. 1 running back role. Moreno's prognosis gives him ample time to recover and be ready for Week 1, but if there are setbacks, Daniel Thomas stands to be the beneficiary and receive more touches.
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:23:08 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno (undisclosed) is fighting a medical issue during minicamp this week, according to a source. The source said Moreno has been dealing with the undisclosed injury for a couple of weeks and needed time off to recover. Moreno has barely been involved in 7-on-7 and team drills during last week's organized team activities and this week's mandatory minicamp. He's spent the time working behind RBs Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas, and even RBs Mike Gillislee and Damien Williams have seen more repetitions than Moreno.
Fantasy Tip: The move to Miami from Denver sets Moreno up to be a big disappointment for fantasy players, and the fact that he's injured and not receiving valuable reps with his new team is another giant red flag. Miller should be bumped up a tad in your current offseason rankings. Perhaps Moreno's presence will give Miller the kick he needs to finally produce.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:16:23 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno spent most of his time in practice Wednesday, June 18, either holding his helmet or working on the side with a trainer. RBs Lamar Miller, Daniel Thomas and Mike Gillislee have been taking nearly all of the first-team snaps in offseason workouts, but Moreno isn't worried about his status. "We're all pushing each other," Moreno said. "I'm working on the little things and competing. Everything will take care of itself. I just want to do what I have to do to help my team win."
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 20:29:38 -0700
Miami Dolphins RBs Daniel Thomas and Mike Gillislee may compete for one roster spot during training camp.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:40:29 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno will compete with RBs Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas for the starting running back job during training camp.
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 08:57:03 -0800
The Miami Dolphins could add a running back this offseason, although the team is happy with both RB Lamar Miller and RB Daniel Thomas. "They're a good complement to each other, and we like Miller's speed and explosiveness," the Dolphins staffer said. "Miller has the higher ceiling, but you wish he ran with a more physical [style]. And both have to improve as blockers."
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 01:09:15 -0800
ESPN.com reporter James Walker speculates potential salary-cap casualties for the Miami Dolphins may include RT Jonathan Martin, CB Dimitri Patterson, LB Koa Misi, RB Daniel Thomas and LB Philip Wheeler.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 14:11:33 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 27, and is listed as questionable for Week 17.
Fantasy Tip: Thomas has been able to play the last few weeks even though he has been listed as questionable. Thomas could be a flex option for desperate owners in deeper leagues but should stay on the bench in most leagues.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:22:47 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.
Wed, 25 Dec 2013 11:45:35 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25. The team did not practice, but the NFL makes teams release a Wednesday injury report, so this is an estimation.
Tue, 24 Dec 2013 09:06:33 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) is not participating in practice Tuesday, Dec. 24.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:09:36 -0800
Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman was defending the fact that the team ran just three times in the entire second half in Week 16 against the Buffalo Bills. "I just did not feel at any point of those 12 carries our longest run was three yards," Sherman said Monday, Dec. 23. "We really haven't had many explosive runs this year which is not good, we need to continue to build towards that. A lack of productivity in the run game caused me to veer off into another direction."
Fantasy Tip: Lamar Miller had just three totes for eight yards, while Daniel Thomas averaged less than a yard per carry, rushing for six yards on nine runs. Basically, you shouldn't be relying on either rusher, unless it's a deep league, if your championship contest is in Week 17. The New York Jets have been good against the run this year.
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 08:32:46 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) is active for the team's Week 16 game.
Fantasy Tip: Thomas could be a flex option this week, but owners can also bench him if they have better options to use.
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 08:05:18 -0800
The Miami Dolphins are expecting RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) to play Week 16.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:02:48 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 20, and is listed as questionable for Week 16.
Fantasy Tip: Owners will have to check the inactive list to see if Thomas will be able to play. If he is able to play, he could be a flex option but could also be benched if owners have better options to use. Thomas has been questionable the last two weeks but has been able to play.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:27:45 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec 19.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:59:42 -0800
Miami Dolphins CB Brent Grimes (groin) and RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. CB Nolan Carroll (knee), SS Chris D. Clemons (hamstring, knee), DT Paul Soliai (ankle) and CB Jamar Taylor (hamstring) were listed as limited participants in practice, while SS Reshad Jones (groin) and DE Olivier Vernon (ankle) were able to take part in full practice sessions.
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:21:34 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) is working off to the side during practice Tuesday, Dec. 17.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 07:28:09 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller played 38 offensive snaps in Week 15, and RB Daniel Thomas played on 18 snaps.
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 22:59:31 -0800
The 55-yard run by Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas that set up a touchdown on Sunday, Dec. 8, against the Pittsburgh Steelers was the 11th offensive play of 50 yards or more given up this season by the Steeler defense.
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 19:14:21 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (concussion) suffered a concussion in the Week 14 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. RB Daniel Thomas came on and posted 105 rushing yards and a touchdown on 16 carries.
Fantasy Tip: If Miller is forced to miss time, Thomas could re-emerge as a useful low-end RB2 or flex fantasy play going forward.
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 08:05:40 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) is not expected to play in the team's Week 14 game. He is listed as questionable for the game.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:27:01 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 6, and is listed as questionable for Week 14.
Fantasy Tip: Owners should check the inactive list to see if he will play, but he should be avoided because there is a good chance he will not play in the game.
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:54:25 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 5.
Fantasy Tip: Thomas has done work on the side this week and it doesn't look like he's ready to be shut down for the remainder of the year yet. However, there's a small chance he's active for Week 14. There's no need to clog your roster with Thomas at this point.
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:03:00 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was working on the side during practice Wednesday, Dec. 4.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:30:58 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was walking without a limp Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 10:10:27 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was at practice and riding a bike on the side while the team worked out Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:54:23 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) did not practice Friday, Nov. 29, and has been ruled out for the team's Week 13 game.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:46:04 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 28.
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:36:01 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 27.
Fantasy Tip: Thomas is dealing with a high ankle sprain and won't play in Week 13. At this point, he's a very uninspiring handcuff to Lamar Miller.
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:01:15 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) may not miss the rest of the season due to a high ankle sprain. There were several reports indicating he would miss the remainder of the season, but he hopes to return in a few weeks.