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Lamar Miller

26-Year-Old Running Back – Houston Texans

2016 Rush/Rec Stats

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268

Yds

1073

TD

5

Yds

188

TD

1

2017 Rush/Rec Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

After four years of having his touches scaled back in Miami, Miller fled to Houston as a free agent on the promise of a full workload and handled the ball 299 times over 14 games before he missed the ...

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2017 ADP:  33.06

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  7

HT: 5' 10"   WT: 220   DOB: 4/25/1991  College: Miami (FL)  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Lamar Miller Contract Information:

Signed with the Texans in March of 2016, agreeing to a four-year, $26 million deal.

August 20, 2017  –  Lamar Miller News

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Miller rushed seven times for 18 yards in Saturday's 27-23 preseason win over the Patriots.

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Lamar Miller NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2010 19 CFB 11 108 646 6 6.0 - - - - - 11 96 8.7 0 - - - - - -
2011 20 CFB 12 227 1272 9 5.6 - - - - - 17 85 5.0 1 - - - - - -
2012 21 MIA 13 51 250 1 4.9 2 0 0 0 0 6 45 7.5 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 22 MIA 16 177 709 2 4.0 4 2 1 0 0 26 170 6.5 0 35 0 0 0 0 1 1
2014 23 MIA 16 216 1099 8 5.1 9 1 2 1 0 38 275 7.2 1 52 0 0 0 0 3 3
2015 24 MIA 16 194 872 8 4.5 7 1 3 1 0 47 397 8.4 2 57 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016 25 HOU 14 268 1073 5 4.0 7 1 4 0 0 31 188 6.1 1 39 0 0 0 0 2 1
2017 Proj 26 HOU Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Lamar Miller

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Lamar Miller Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2010 19 CFB 11 10.0 11.0 10.5 10 59 - - - 1 9 - - - -
2011 20 CFB 12 16.3 17.7 17.0 19 106 - - - 1 7 - - - -
2012 21 MIA 13 2.7 3.2 3.0 4 19 2 0 0 0 3 5.6 1 0 0
2013 22 MIA 16 6.2 7.9 7.1 11 44 19 8 3 2 11 4.9 6 0 0
2014 23 MIA 16 12.0 14.3 13.2 14 69 44 25 13 2 17 5.3 8 3 1
2015 24 MIA 16 11.7 14.6 13.2 12 55 19 11 6 3 25 7.0 4 3 1
2016 25 HOU 14 11.6 13.8 12.7 19 77 34 15 8 2 13 4.8 6 2 0
2017 Proj 26 HOU Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Lamar Miller

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Lamar Miller – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

624

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Lamar Miller was on the field for 624 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Lamar Miller was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 642 1
2015 631 0
2016 624 0
Lamar Miller 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Chi 60 0 28 106 0 3.8 0 0 4 11 2.8 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2 KC 52 0 25 83 0 3.3 0 0 2 14 7.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 1 0 0
3 @NE 54 0 21 80 0 3.8 0 0 4 27 6.8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Ten 51 0 19 82 0 4.3 0 0 3 26 8.7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5 @Min 42 0 8 20 0 2.5 0 0 1 4 4.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Ind 59 0 24 149 1 6.2 1 0 3 29 9.7 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 2 2 0
7 @Den 31 0 11 61 0 5.5 1 0 3 6 2.0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Det 33 0 17 56 1 3.3 0 0 2 7 3.5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @Jax 24 0 15 83 0 5.5 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Oak 57 0 24 104 1 4.3 1 0 2 9 4.5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 1 0 0
12 SD 49 0 19 57 0 3.0 1 0 3 18 6.0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 0 0
13 @GB 31 0 14 22 0 1.6 0 0 1 -4 -4.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Ind 33 0 21 107 1 5.1 2 0 1 15 15.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 1 0 0 0
15 Jax 48 0 22 63 1 2.9 0 0 2 26 13.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 1 0 0
16 Cin
17 @Ten

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Lamar Miller  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   220 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.34 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.08 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   6.94 sec
GOOD
Arm Length:   31.38 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   120 in
GOOD
Bench Press
Not Available
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Lamar Miller: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Miller rushed twice for zero yards in Wednesday's preseason opener against the Panthers.

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Miller's workload is something the Texans hope to manage better during the 2017 season, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Miller totaled 73 yards on 19 carries and secured four of seven targets for 16 yards in Saturday's 34-16 divisional-round loss to the Patriots.

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Miller rushed 31 times for 73 yards and had a four-yard touchdown run in Houston's 27-14 win over Oakland in their AFC wild-card round playoff game Saturday.

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Miller (ankle) did not draw an injury designation for Saturday's playoff game against the Raiders.

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Miller (ankle) practiced fully Wednesday.

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Miller (ankle) is "feeling better" and expected to suit up for Saturday's wild-card game against the Raiders, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Miller (ankle) is expected to be ready to play Saturday when the Texans host the Raiders in their upcoming playoff game, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

It's hard to get fantasy owners to agree on anything, but most roto heads couldn't stand the Dolphins last year. Mind you, it's a strike against the two long-gone head coaches and their underlings. Although Miller was an efficiency ace for his Dolphins career, he was curiously underused much of the time. Consider the last two seasons, when Miller racked up 4.8 yards per carry but made it to 20 rushing attempts just once. Feature your best players, man. Miller bolted South Beach during free agency, signing a four-year, $26 million package with Houston. The Texans have been run-committed during the Bill O'Brien era, finishing first and fifth in rushing attempts during that period. Miller specifically mentioned Houston's backfield usage during his introductory press conference, and reportedly he left some money on the table in order to sign with the Texans. It looks like we might finally have the right fit between player, scheme and offense. Houston also boasts an above-average offensive line. Miller's 215-pound frame might be a little undersized for four months of inside pounding, but he's more than capable as a receiver (career-high 47 grabs last year, and a personal best YPC). There are different ways to get him the ball. Into his age-25 season and free of the Miami restraints, Miller looks primed for a career year.

2015

Miller's third season in the NFL was his coming-out party. Beginning the year as the lesser half of a committee with Knowshon Moreno, Miller took over starting duties after Moreno dislocated his elbow Week 2 and then tore his ACL Week 6. The Dolphins carefully managed Miller's workload, as he didn't see 20 carries in a game once, but despite the restricted touches he proved a weapon in the ground game. Miller's built like a power back, but his biggest asset is actually his top-end speed, and when the former college sprinter sees green he has another gear few players can match. His balance and agility are also assets, allowing him to pick his way through traffic, and he's a very good receiver. He doesn't run with a lot of elusiveness or power, but his elite burst allows him to run by and through a lot of defenders, and that explosiveness netted him more than three-quarters of Miami's carries inside the five. Moreno is gone, but the Dolphins drafted Jay Ajayi, another back with a three-down skill set, in the fifth round, so Miller might not see a large increase in his touches this season. Even without 300 carries, though, Miller's productivity could continue to rise as he further hones his craft.

2014

Winning the top rushing role for the Dolphins last year didn't yield a huge spike in fantasy value for Miller, who saw his small-sample 4.9 YPC from 2012 drop to 4.0 in his sophomore campaign while remaining minimally impactful in the passing game and at the goal line. The free-agent signing of Knowshon Moreno – more of a prototypical three-down back – initially did not bode well for Miller's chances of claiming the team's No. 1 RB duties. However, Moreno was slowed by knee soreness in June that required arthroscopic surgery, giving Miller's candidacy new life. While the 5-10, 218-pound runner has an elite 4.34 40 time to his credit, he wasn't able to do much with that speed last season and didn't run with any great degree of physicality, either. He did break off three runs of 30 yards or more, but ultimately, had only four games all year that were truly fantasy-relevant, and those were more than offset by the numerous duds he put up. Miller gained 20 or fewer yards on the ground seven times, failing even to crack double digits four of those times. He also dealt with a late-season concussion, though that didn't seem to affect his game much. Moreover, some of his shortfall can be chalked up to the Dolphins' issues on the offensive line last year.

2013

After just 51 rushing attempts as a rookie, Miller comes to Dolphins training camp this season with an excellent chance of winning the starting job. The Dolphins didn't pursue re-signing Reggie Bush because they view Miller as a bigger version with as much speed and versatility. Coach Joe Philbin's staff is also more invested in Miller than 2011 second-rounder Daniel Thomas, whom it did not draft. At 6-1, 233, Thomas may factor in at the goal line, but this is Miller's backfield to lose. In a rookie class loaded with gifted running backs, Miller was the fastest with a 4.4 40 at the 2012 Combine. Miller never really had much of a chance to display his game-breaking speed last season, but he averaged 4.9 yards per carry. At 5-10, 218, he boasts the strength to rip through arm tackles, and with his lateral quickness and acceleration to the second level Miller is an ideal fit for Miami's zone-blocking scheme. In an offense that added Mike Wallace and Dustin Keller to the passing game, that puts Miller in an enviable position.

2012

The Dolphins took Miller with the No. 97 pick of the draft after he ran for 1,272 yards and nine touchdowns during his final year in Miami. Despite being 5-10, 218, Miller’s 4.40 40 time was the fastest among all backs at the NFL Combine, but he struggles in pass protection and has dealt with durability issues in the past. It’s hard to see how he fits into a Dolphins backfield with Reggie Bush and Daniel Thomas ahead of him on the depth chart. Miller will help on special teams immediately, but he’s a project in the short term.