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Dolphins | Jay Ajayi could start

Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:55:19 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi is seen as a starting-caliber running back capable of taking over for impending free-agent RB Lamar Miller.

Fantasy Tip: Miller is not the Dolphins' top priority this offseason, but that doesn't mean he won't return. He's one of the top running backs on the free-agent market, so he could leave if another team's offer is attractive enough.

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

Dolphins | Lamar Miller not top priority for Miami

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:29:46 -0800

Miami Dolphins impending free-agent RB Lamar Miller is not at the top of the Dolphins' priority list this offseason. Re-signing DE Olivier Vernon will be at the forefront of the Miami organization.

Fantasy Tip: The Dolphins may be fine with letting Miller test the free-agent waters, especially with a talented running back in Jay Ajayi ready to take over. If Miller doesn't receive a deal he likes from another team, he could return to Miami, but he has been embarrassingly underutilized there so far in his career. Of course, that could change under new head coach Adam Gase. We'll see.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller unlikely back with Miami

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 06:56:38 -0800

Miami Dolphins impending free-agent RB Lamar Miller has about a 40% chance to re-sign with the Dolphins, according to ESPN.com's James Walker.

Fantasy Tip: Miller will likely be in the RB2 mix in fantasy regardless of where he signs in the offseason.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - James Walker

Dolphins | Lamar Miller will enter free agency

Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:28:13 -0800

Miami Dolphins impending unrestricted free-agent RB Lamar Miller will enter free agency this offseason, and he believes the fit with any team is the most important when considering his options. He wants to choose a team that is a good fit in scheme and opportunity. Miller finished 2015 with 872 rushing yards and 4.5 yards per carry.

Fantasy Tip: Head coaching and offensive coordinator changes negatively affected Miller's output this year. In the right fit, he could easily return as a 1,000-yard rusher like in 2014 and be worthy of late first-round consideration. Stay tuned.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - James Walker

Dolphins | Lamar Miller probable

Fri, 25 Dec 2015 11:30:30 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (quadriceps, ankle) was limited Friday, Dec. 25, and is probable for Week 16.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) is a midrange flex option against the Indianapolis Colts on FantasyScore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Adam H. Beasley

Dolphins | Lamar Miller, DeVante Parker limited

Thu, 24 Dec 2015 15:25:38 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (quadriceps) and WR DeVante Parker (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 24.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) should still be able to take the field this week against the Indianapolis Colts unless he suffers a setback this weekend. Parker ($2,800, 5.6%) should also be able to play despite being added to the injury report today. He's not a bad choice as a cheap flex. Even if Miller hasn't been receiving the amount of touches he deserves, he's still a good FantasyScore play as a RB2.

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Dolphins | Jarvis Landry, Lamar Miller limited

Wed, 23 Dec 2015 12:21:38 -0800

Miami Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry (knee) and RB Lamar Miller (quadriceps) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

Fantasy Tip: Landry ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) and Miller ($5,200, 10.4%) should still be able to take the field this weekend despite their limited statuses. Landry is a much more reliable choice than Miller, but Miller is still pretty solid when he does touch the ball. They both have a great matchup against the Colts and should be considered a WR1 and RB2 on FantasyScore, respectively.

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

Dolphins | Lamar Miller out in pass mode

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 17:49:26 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller saw his touches reduced in the fourth quarter of the Week 15 game against the San Diego Chargers since the team was in pass mode. Interim head coach Dan Campbell said Monday, Dec. 21, that he trusts his running backs coach.

Fantasy Tip: Miller disappointed his fantasy owners, but it wasn't entirely his fault and was more the fact the team was down 23-0 early and the club got away from the rush attack. And, more importantly, he wasn't dealing with an injury.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller can't explain benching

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 10:59:25 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller said he does not know why he received only two carries in the second half of the team's Week 15 game against the San Diego Chargers. Miller said he is frustrated with his role because he believes he can help the team win. Interim head coach Dan Campbell said the team believed they would receive more mileage from RBs Jay Ajayi and Damien Williams in the second half.

Fantasy Tip: Miller should still receive a majority of the work in the final two games of the season since he leads the team's running backs in running and receiving yards. Owners will need to monitor the situation since Miller's value will drop if he loses touches to the other running backs. Owners could consider using Miller in their lineups but may want to look for more productive options.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Palm Beach Post - Hal Habib

Dolphins | Lamar Miller bottled up

Sun, 20 Dec 2015 19:18:35 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller ran nine times for just 12 yards in the Week 15 game against the San Diego Chargers and he caught just two balls for 12 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Miller had been on fire lately for fantasy owners, but he certainly laid a huge egg in this one when it mattered most. He'll look to bounce back in Week 16 against the Indianapolis Colts.

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Dolphins | Jarvis Landry, Lamar Miller probable

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 13:44:12 -0800

Miami Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry (knee) and RB Lamar Miller (ankle) are both listed as probable for Week 15 against the San Diego Chargers. Landry was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 18, while Miller was a full participant.

Fantasy Tip: Landry ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) could find it tough to return value in daily formats while facing a respectable San Diego secondary on the road. Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) has an excellent matchup and should be utilized often after fading with few touches in the second half in Week 14.

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Dolphins | Miami interested in re-signing Lamar Miller

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 10:20:40 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller's contract is set to expire in March of 2016. According to a source, there is mutual interest in an extension, but Miller said Wednesday, Dec. 16, the Dolphins have yet to approach him about a new deal.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) has proven to be one of the league’s more productive backs when he gets the ball (5.1 yards per carry in 2015), but his opportunities have often been lacking (151 rushing attempts ranks 22nd). The 24-year-old is battling through an ankle injury ahead of the Dolphins’ Week 15 meeting with the San Diego Chargers but is a high-end RB1 if healthy in a plus-matchup.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller listed as limited

Thu, 17 Dec 2015 15:55:45 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 17.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) probably will see his normal workload this week even though he has been limited during practice. He broke his touchdown drought last week by scoring two in Week 14 and has played well in each of the last two weeks. Miller will have a favorable matchup against the San Diego Chargers this week and should be a solid starting option.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller wants ball more

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 19:29:05 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller is in a contract season, and he needs to average 77 yards in each of the final three games to reach 1,000 yards. While he has 769 rushing yards, tied for 13th in the NFL, he has just 151 carries, tied for 22nd. He is sixth-best in the league with 5.1 yards per carry, and he wants the ball more. "When I'm feeling it, I feel I should get more opportunities," he said Wednesday, Dec. 16. "But it just depends on the situation if we're losing or if we're up. I was feeling it pretty good Monday night." Miller is happy playing in his hometown, and he wants to finish his career with the Dolphins.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) made his FantasyScore owners happy with two touchdowns in the first half last week against the New York Giants, and he should have another big performance in Week 15 against a San Diego Chargers rush defense which ranks 27th in the league, allowing 126.5 yards per game with 12 rushing touchdowns.

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Dolphins | Three Dolphins limited Wednesday

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:16:45 -0800

Miami Dolphins WRs Jarvis Landry (knee) and Rishard Matthews (ribs) and RB Lamar Miller (ankle) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) and Landry ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) should be fine for the game against the San Diego Chargers. The Bolts are one of the worst rush defenses in the NFL, so Miller is a must-start. Landry and Matthews ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) face a tougher matchup with the SD secondary. Matthews is still fighting his way back, so he's a very shakey daily option.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller not injured

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:48:33 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller said he didn't know why he only received five carries in the second half Monday, Dec. 14, but said he wasn't injured. He was seen having his ankles looked at, but he said he was merely getting taped up. Miller had seven carries for 69 yards (9.9 yards per rush) and two touchdowns in the first half.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) has a decent draw against the San Diego Chargers in Week 15, but it's hard to trust their offensive gameplan right now. He's still a solid midrange option on FantasyScore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Palm Beach Post - Andrew Abramson

Dolphins | Lamar Miller has giant first half

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 22:27:17 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller carried 12 times for 89 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 14 game against the New York Giants. He was not involved in the passing game.

Fantasy Tip: Most of Miller's production came in the first half, and then the Dolphins inexplicably got away from what was working much to the dismay of Miami fans and fantasy players. Still, Miller helped plenty to wins with his big primetime performance.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller rebounds nicely

Sun, 06 Dec 2015 22:54:18 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller rushed 20 times for 113 yards in the Week 13 game against the Baltimore Ravens, while rookie RB Jay Ajayi had just 12 yards on four totes.

Fantasy Tip: If you were worried about Miller's workload being cut into by Ajayi, that certainly wasn't the case Sunday. You can feel confident using Miller as an RB2 or flex fantasy option heading into Week 14 against the New York Giants and their shaky defense.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller shut down

Sun, 29 Nov 2015 16:59:28 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller finished with two yards on five carries and three catches for 11 yards in a 38-20 loss to the New York Jets in Week 12.

Fantasy Tip: After showing signs of life in the middle of the year, Miller has failed to reach 50 rushing yards in five straight in large part because the Dolphins keep falling behind early. With Miami struggling as a team, Miller is likely to remain a risky option at FantasyScore.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller on scoring streak

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 16:05:07 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller has scored a touchdown in his last five games, becoming the first Miami player with such a streak since Ricky Williams in 2003. Miller failed to score a touchdown under previous head coach Joe Philbin.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,900, 13.8% of cap) is well positioned for another nice game against the Dallas Cowboys this weekend; Dallas allows the fourth-most PPR points (29.5) to running backs per game this year. Look out for Jay Ajayi ($2,400, 4.8% of cap) cutting into Miller's workload moving forward, though. Ajayi should be handcuffed for Miller owners.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller shows off versatility

Sun, 15 Nov 2015 16:53:58 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller had 16 carries for 43 yards and caught six passes for 50 yards and a touchdown in a 20-19 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 10.

Fantasy Tip: His rushing totals have been erratic, but Miller ($7,500, 15.0% of cap) has logged seven touchdowns over his last five games, and he has had at least 50 receiving yards in three of his last four. His versatility makes him a safe play at FantasyScore against most opponents.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller catches 7 balls

Sun, 08 Nov 2015 15:41:12 -0800

Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller caught seven passes for 97 yards, in addition to his 44 rushing yards and two scores, in Week 9 at the Buffalo Bills.

Fantasy Tip: It is apparent Dolphins head coach Dan Campbell wants to do everything in his power to get the ball into Miller's hands to take advantage of his explosiveness. Miller is an inconsistent flex play in traditional setups and a matchup choice in DFS action on FantasyScore.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller scores twice

Sun, 08 Nov 2015 14:13:50 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller scored two touchdowns and finished with 44 yards rushing as the Dolphins lost 33-17 to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, Nov. 8.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($7,000, 14.0% of cap) had his touchdowns from 1 yard out. That's good in scoring leagues, but if you are in leagues where yardage counts as well then Miller hurts you. It's possible Buffalo's defense may have gotten to Miami on Sunday, but watch out for Miller's stats in future games.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - John Wawrow

Dolphins | Lamar Miller stifled by New England

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 20:58:15 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller finished with nine carries for 15 yards and a touchdown and five catches for 19 yards in a 36-7 loss to the New England Patriots in Week 8.

Fantasy Tip: Although Miller ($7,100, 14.2% of cap) salvaged an otherwise brutal night with a score, the performance was a reminder that he isn’t a matchup-proof option at FantasyScore despite a few big games recently.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller seeing more touches

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 09:16:57 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller had 236 yards from scrimmage in the Week 7 win over the Houston Texans, rushing 14 times for 175 yards and adding three catches for 61 yards. It was his first time rushing for more than 100 yards in back-to-back games, and he fell just three yards short of his career high on the ground. Miller said his resurgence since the firing of head coach Joe Philbin has mainly about getting the ball more. Miller hadn't seen more than 15 touches in the first four games with Philbin as coach, and he's has 21 and 17 touches in the first two games under Dan Campbell. "Earlier in the year, I was worried about how many opportunities I was going to get," said Miller, who has rushed for 288 yards in the past two games. "I wasn't getting the ball that much. So every time I got it I was trying to make a big play, and I wasn't reading my keys."

Fantasy Tip: Miller's fantasy value is quickly on the rise after two consecutive big games with a new head coach at the helm. He has an opportunity to keep the momentum headed in the right direction on a short week against the New England Patriots this Thursday night. However, it may be tough to keep it going; the Pats have allowed just two rushing scores all year, and Miami may have to pass plenty to keep up.

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

Dolphins | Huge half for Lamar Miller

Sun, 25 Oct 2015 17:34:43 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller had 14 carries for 175 yards and a touchdown, all in the first half, and added three catches for 61 yards and a score in a 44-26 win over the Houston Texans in Week 7.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,200, 12.4% of cap) has topped 100 yards and found the end zone in both games under interim head coach Dan Campbell. He should be a safe RB2 option at FantasyScore most weeks going forward.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller rushes for 113 yards

Sun, 18 Oct 2015 13:56:31 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller rushed for 113 yards on 19 carries with one touchdown in a Week 6 victory over the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Oct. 18.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) had by far his strongest effort of the season, more than doubling his rushing output in any other game this year. He will face the Houston Texans in Week 7, a team that has given up the ninth-most rushing yards in the NFL this season.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller should see more work

Thu, 15 Oct 2015 07:34:22 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller should see more carries under interim head coach Dan Campbell, in the opinion of ESPN's James Walker.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) has a tough matchup against the Tennessee Titans this week. However, he should receive more than the 9.25 carries per game he received under Joe Philbin. Miller is a risky, but inexpensive flex option on FantasyScore.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller non-productive yet again

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 18:11:47 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller carried seven times for just 26 yards in the Week 4 game against the New York Jets in London, and he added one reception for 10 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($5,400, 10.8% of cap) hasn't come close to earning his FantasyScore salary most weeks, and he has been a giant disappointment for fantasy owners in standard and PPR formats. The Dolphins are off in Week 5.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller yet to find end zone

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 21:20:55 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller has yet to find the end zone through three games, and it looks bleak that the streak will end against a randy New York Jets defense in Week 4 in London. However, in Week 17 against the Jets last season he piled up 178 rushing yards and a touchdown on 19 carries, and he has at least 72 rushing yards in three of his past four meetings with the Jets, including touchdowns in each of the past two.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($5,400, 10.8% of cap) is still a risky play for FantasyScore players since he has done next to nothing this season, and he is facing a Jets defense which is much better than the ones he has faced in the past. Miller is the ultimate contrarian play for cash games and GPPs, as you are likely to have him all to your lonesome.

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Dolphins | Quiet game for Lamar Miller

Sun, 27 Sep 2015 17:50:45 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (ankle) had seven carries for 38 yards and three catches for 27 yards in a 41-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills in Week 3.

Fantasy Tip: Miller's ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) carries have decreased in consecutive weeks, and a lingering ankle injury is likely to blame. With that in mind, it is probably best to avoid him at FantasyScore until he proves his ankle isn't holding him back.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller expected to play

Sun, 27 Sep 2015 07:34:28 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (ankle) is expected to play in the Week 3 game against the Buffalo Bills despite being listed as questionable.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) should see a majority of the carries during the game but will be facing a tough Bills defense. Miller has rushed for only 67 yards in two games and may not be the best option on FantasyScore.

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Dolphins | Questionable tag for Lamar Miller

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:32:24 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (ankle) was limited in practice for the second straight day Friday, Sept. 25, and is questionable for Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) is expected to play but won't be a popular pick on FantasyScore. The Bills are a brick wall up front to run against and Miller only has 67 yards rushing in two games. Fading Miller on FantasyScore is the right move.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller limited Thursday

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:26:49 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 24.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) expects to play in Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills. He's off to a bad start and isn't helped at all by this weekend's matchup against a tough defensive front. Most will probably avoid Miller on FantasyScore for good reason.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller works on the side

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 21:37:28 -0700

Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (ankle) was on a stationary bike during the open portion of practice Wednesday, Sept. 23. He said he would be fine, and a team source said Miller is day to day.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) faces a sturdy Buffalo Bills defense, so avoid him in FantasyScore until he can prove his health and he faces a much more favorable matchup.

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

Dolphins | Lamar Miller on the sidelines

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 15:14:14 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 23.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) is considered day-to-day, so owners will know his status for the Week 3 game against the Buffalo Bills later in the week. Miller will be facing a solid Bills defense and may not be a great option this week.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller day to day

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:03:45 -0700

Updating an earlier report, Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (ankle) is considered day to day.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) has a tough matchup against the Buffalo Bills and might be questionable this week. Damien Williams ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) is a name to watch on FantasyScore at a basement price if Miller is out. The team also elevated Jonas Gray from the practice squad, and he could be a factor as well.

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

Dolphins | Lamar Miller vows to play

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 08:10:52 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller's (ankle) pledged to play in Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills after suffering an ankle injury in Week 2.

Fantasy Tip: It's early in the week, but Miller ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) has a tough matchup and seems questionable this week. Damien Williams ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) is a name to watch on FantasyScore at a basement price if Miller is out. The team also elevated Jonas Gray from the practice squad, and he could be a factor as well.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Adam H. Beasley

Dolphins | Lamar Miller leaves with ankle injury

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 20:16:42 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (ankle) left the Week 2 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars due to an ankle sprain. He finished with just 14 yards on 10 carries before departing.

Fantasy Tip: With Miller ($6,400, 12.8% of cap) sidelined, the Dolphins had no rushing attack to speak of for the rest of the game. Damien Williams ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) would be the beneficiary if Miller is to miss time.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller due for big year?

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:51:12 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller's carries, rushing yards, rushing touchdowns, targets, receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns have each increased over the last three seasons.

Fantasy Tip: Miller has yet to be used to his full potential, and 2015 could be the year in which that happens. He runs the ball well and is a receiving threat out of the backfield. He totaled nearly 1,400 yards and nine touchdowns last season. He's primed to build on those numbers this season. Draft him as a low-end RB1 to high-end RB2.

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Dolphins | Fast start for Lamar Miller

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 21:38:39 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller ran for 32 yards on three carries in a preseason game against the Chicago Bears Thursday, Aug. 13.

Fantasy Tip: Miller is is set for a big role in Miami's offense, and if he can stay healthy, he should be a solid RB2 in 2015.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller hopes for more work

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:53:43 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller said he hopes to receive more carries in 2015 and did add 15 pounds of muscle this offseason to prepare for additional work.

Fantasy Tip: Miller should be the starting running back for the Dolphins this season and see a majority of the carries. Miller could be a middle-round option in drafts this season and be a starter against most matchups.

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Dolphins | Preliminary talks with Lamar Miller

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:42:11 -0700

The Miami Dolphins and RB Lamar Miller have had preliminary talks about a contract extention, but there have been no in-depth negotiations. Miller is a year away from unrestricted free agents, and the team is uncertain if they will be able to retain him.

Fantasy Tip: Miller might be in his final days in Miami following the drafting of Jay Ajayi in the 2015 NFL Draft, although Miller is still very young and is coming off a productive 2014 campaign. For fantasy purposes, Miller is a decent low-end RB2 or flex fantasy option in standard fantasy formats and FantasyScore when the price is right.

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

Dolphins | Lamar Miller could see more carries

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:40:51 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller may see an increase in carries in 2015, according to head coach Joe Philbin. "If he's cranking and he got it 24 times a game and he's healthy and he's fast and he's explosive, it doesn't bother me one bit," Philbin said.

Fantasy Tip: Miller finished in the top 10 among running backs last year in standard leagues with just 216 carries. While rookie RB Jay Ajayi should dip into Miller's playing time a little bit, Miller is still very capable of finishing in the top 10 again in 2015. He's still safer to draft as a high-end RB2, however.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - James Walker

Dolphins | Jay Ajayi to compete for starting RB?

Mon, 25 May 2015 12:40:31 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi is considered the No. 2 running back at this point and could potentially challenge RB Lamar Miller for the starting running back position.

Fantasy Tip: Miller had a solid 2014 campaign, so Ajayi would really need to impress this offseason in order to take the starting role away from Miller. It could very well end up being a running back by committee deal in Miami this season, but Miller is still the running back to own in Miami. He has RB2 potential if he maintains his status as the Dolphins' No. 1 running back.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller entering contract year

Wed, 20 May 2015 08:57:54 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller enters the final year of his rookie contract and is set to become an unrestricted free agent in 2016, according to Spotrac.com. Miller appears poised to headline the free-agent running back class with another strong season and could be playing for a big contract.

Fantasy Tip: Miller looks to build on a strong 2014 campaign and is the lead horse in South Beach. He added roughly seven pounds of muscle this offseason and stands to benefit from an improved supporting cast. He's a sneaky buy as a high-upside RB1 if you like to go with early wide receivers in drafts.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller the lead back?

Thu, 07 May 2015 18:42:06 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller is expected to be the No. 1 back heading into the 2015 season, according to The Miami Herald.

Fantasy Tip: Miller finished with more than 1,300 total yards and nine scores last season, and with Miami set to use him as the lead back in 2015, he should be a solid RB2 in all formats.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller putting on weight

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:51:16 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller said Wednesday, April 1, that he is up to 225 pounds from his playing weight of 218 pounds last season.

Fantasy Tip: Miller appears to be adding weight for a bigger pounding, as he attempts to take on more of a workload in 2015. He'll be a player worth watching in 2015 if he can become a little more durable and take more of a beating.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller shines in loss

Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:14:15 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller posted a 178 yards on 19 carries (9.4 yards per attempt) and scored on a 97-yard touchdown run in a 37-24 loss to the New York Jets in Week 17.

Fantasy Tip: Miller closed out a promising season with a bang, largely helped by the longest offensive play from scrimmage in the NFL in 2014. He should be in the mix for RB2 consideration next season.

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Dolphins | Lamar Miller not used enough

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:09:37 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, expressed frustration that his client is not being used enough in the offense. Miller has been receiving 10 to 12 carries per game, yet he's averaging 4.8 yards per carry this year. Miller's 12.4 carries per game ranks him 16th in the league. Also, the Dolphins have run the ball fewer than the previous game for three straight weeks now.

Fantasy Tip: The Dolphins may go to the running game more in Week 15 to keep Tom Brady and the New England Patriots off the field. However, Miller is a weak flex play at FantasyScore for $6,100. The Patriots have held opposing backs to the fewest fantasy points in the last four weeks.

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