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Dolphins | Two RBs may compete for one spot

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.

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Dolphins | Knowshon Moreno to compete for starting job

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.

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Dolphins | Could add a running back this offseason

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."

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Dolphins | Potential salary casualties

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas questionable

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas limited

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:22:47 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas misses practice

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.

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Dolphins | No practice for Daniel Thomas

Tue, 24 Dec 2013 09:06:33 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) is not participating in practice Tuesday, Dec. 24.

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Dolphins | Abandoned the run in Week 16

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas active

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas expected to play

Sun, 22 Dec 2013 08:05:18 -0800

The Miami Dolphins are expecting RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) to play Week 16.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas questionable

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas sits out

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:27:45 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec 19.

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Dolphins | Wednesday's Week 16 practice report

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas limited in practice

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.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller sees bulk of snaps

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.

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Steelers | Defense gives up long plays again

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.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller suffers concussion

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas not expected to play

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas questionable

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas misses practice

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas working on the side

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:03:00 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was working on the side during practice Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas walking without limp

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:30:58 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was walking without a limp Tuesday, Dec. 3.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas attending practice

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas ruled out

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas does not practice

Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:46:04 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 28.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas misses practice

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas may return

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.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas has torn ankle ligament

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:31:05 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) suffered a torn ligament in his ankle in the team's Week 12 game that will keep him out for an extended period of time.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas in a boot

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:18:35 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was on crutches and in a walking boot after the Week 12 game.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas suffers ankle injury

Sun, 24 Nov 2013 12:37:35 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) is questionable to return to Week 12's game against the Carolina Panthers after suffering a left ankle injury.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas probable

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:18:18 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ribs) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 22, and is listed as probable for Week 12.

Fantasy Tip: Thomas likely will continue to have a role in the offense and could be a flex option for owners this week.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas practices in full

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:12:52 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ribs) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 21.

Fantasy Tip: Thomas hasn't done much to convince the team that he deserves more touches than Lamar Miller. For that reason he's best left to your bench until further notice.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas practices in full

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 18:15:18 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ribs) was able to take part in a full practice session Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas probable

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:36:45 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 15, and is listed as probable for Week 11.

Fantasy Tip: Thomas likely will continue to share time with Lamar Miller in the backfield and should be considered as a flex option.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas limited

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:41:32 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 14.

Fantasy Tip: Thomas is second fiddle to Lamar Miller, and the loss of several key starters on the offensive line has really hurt their ability to open up running lanes for the backs. Thomas is a very unattractive flex option.

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Dolphins | Wednesday injury report for Week 11

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:28:49 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 13. S Chris D. Clemons (knee, hamstring), S Reshad Jones (groin), LB Koa Misi (knee), CB Dimitri Patterson (groin), K Caleb Sturgis (right groin), RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) and T Will Yeatman (knee) all were limited in practice. OT Tyson Clabo (knee), TE Michael Egnew (neck) and P Brandon Fields (shoulder) all fully practiced.

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Dolphins | Running game listless on MNF

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:57:10 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller 'led' the team's running backs with two rushing yards on seven carries in the Week 10 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, while RB Daniel Thomas ran four times for minus-2 yards. Miller also had nine yards on two receptions, while Thomas did not have a catch.

Fantasy Tip: It was a shockingly bad performance by the Miami rushing offense, which managed just two rushing yards against the previously winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense. Miller is only worth using as a flex fantasy option in the deepest of leagues right now, and Thomas can be dropped if you can find a more productive option. Check out Tampa Bay Buccaneers RBs Brian Leonard or Bobby Rainey, for example.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller's role could increase

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:02:31 -0800

Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman said RB Lamar Miller could be given more work after his recent production. Miller is only averaging 11 carries per game through nine weeks.

Fantasy Tip: Miller looked solid in his effort against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 9 Thursday night. If Sherman holds true to his word, Miller's stock is rising at the expense of Daniel Thomas.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas got carries because of scheme

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 10:53:31 -0700

Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin said RB Daniel Thomas got more carries and started in the team's Week 7 game because of the type of plays the team was running.

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Dolphins | Want RBs to split carries

Tue, 17 Sep 2013 20:14:26 -0700

Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin reiterated Tuesday, Sept. 17, that the team wants to keep the playing time comparable between RBs Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas, despite Miller having had a more productive game in Week 2 against the Indianapolis Colts. Philbin said unless "one guy is breaking tackles left and right and taking the ball a long way, and the other guy is not being productive," that this plan will continue.

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners should hang tight, as it might only be a handful of games like Week 2 which propel Miller into more of a lead role, and Thomas to a traditional backup job.

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Dolphins | RBs showing improvement in blocking

Mon, 16 Sep 2013 17:15:08 -0700

Miami Dolphins RBs Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas each allowed a sack in the Week 2 game against the Indianapolis Colts. While offensive coordinator Mike Sherman said Monday, Sept. 16, that they have "improved (but) it still has a ways to go" and is not where it needs to be.

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Dolphins | RBs split snaps

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 08:52:05 -0700

Miami Dolphins RBs Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas split the snaps in Week 1. Miller had 36, and Thomas had 32.

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Dolphins | RBs ineffective

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 13:31:48 -0700

Miami Dolphins RBs Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas combined for 18 carries for 17 yards in Week 1. Miller had 10 carries for 3 yards and Thomas had eight carries for 14 yards and a touchdown.

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Dolphins | Starting RB job open

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:49:55 -0700

The Miami Dolphins are not naming a starting running back between RBs Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas just two weeks from Week 1. Both Miller and Thomas took first-team snaps during 11-on-11 drills Wednesday, Aug. 21, and Miller had nine snaps with the first-team offense Monday, Aug. 19. Thomas hasn't started a game in the preseason but got 12 snaps Monday and is pushing for the starting job. "They're both very young. They don't have a lot of snaps in them just yet. But they both have a chance to be good running backs in this league and see how far they can go. I'd rather have two good ones than one, put it that way." Miller has failed to separate himself from Thomas and prove he deserves the job. Miller fumbled in the preseason opener and dropped a crucial third-down pass last weekend.

Fantasy Tip: It's disappointing to see that Miller has yet to separate himself from Thomas, who has been injury-prone and has had fumblitis in his young career. Miller was going as a No. 2 RB earlier this summer. That's quickly changing since he's not even a lock now to be the lead back. Both running backs are probably sketchy RB3s at this current juncture.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Armando Salguero

Dolphins | GM stirs RB competition pot

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:28:09 -0700

Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland praised RB Lamar Miller in a radio interview Wednesday, April 14, but also indicated the battle for the starting job is far from over. "I don't think it's just going to be Lamar's position. We've got a good running back in (RB Daniel Thomas) that's certainly making some noise," Ireland said. The GM said he feels Miller and Thomas will be a "pretty good one/two punch."

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Dolphins | OC thinks starting RB job close

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 09:13:37 -0700

Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman indicated this week that RB Lamar Miller is not necessarily locked in as the top tailback on the depth chart over RB Daniel Thomas, at least not yet. "Yeah, I would say it's pretty close, the running back competition," Sherman said. "I thought that Daniel Thomas did a really nice job in the game the other day. Certainly Miller has had his shining moments as well, and some of the younger guys have stepped up."

Fantasy Tip: For fantasy purposes, it is still expected Miller will come out on top in the preseason battle. Miller has been going in the neighborhood of Round 4 in fantasy football drafts in leagues of 12 or more teams. That might be a tad too high given the relative uncertainty of his status on the depth chart.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller not guaranteed starting job

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:50:45 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller has not earned the starting running back job yet because the team believes RB Daniel Thomas can have a big season if he is able to stay healthy. Miller has received most of the reps with the first-team offense, but Thomas has received some reps with the starters.

Fantasy Tip: Miller appears to have the edge for the starting job, but Thomas could receive the chance to win the job. Miller should be seen as a low-end No. 2 fantasy running back if he wins the job while Thomas should be considered a high-end No. 3 running back if he starts.

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Dolphins | RBs showing burst

Sun, 21 Jul 2013 13:40:19 -0700

Miami Dolphins RBs Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas displayed impressive bursts through the holes in the first day of camp. Thomas, who worked on diversifying his game in the offseason, showed quickness and agility at the second level.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas holding onto No. 2 RB job

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 10:04:11 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas has been able to hold off RB Mike Gillislee for the No. 2 running back job entering training camp.

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