Final 5 Games Will Serve as Precursor for Lamar Miller’s Future with Dolphins

December 4, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Week after week, the Miami Dolphins continue to forget that the running game exists. 
This past Sunday against the New York Jets, their one-dimensional offense reached a new level, with 58 pass attempts against nine rush attempts.
With that kind of imbalance, there isn't much that Lamar Miller can do to prove he deserves a long-term contract to stay in Miami. The fourth-year running back is in the final year of his rookie contract and is on pace for the fewest carries he's had in a season since his rookie year.
Former offensive coordinator Bill Lazor abandoned the running game all too frequently, which impacted Miller's production—though not necessarily impacting Lazor's status as offensive coordinator.
"Ultimately to me it's about, no matter how you think, one side or another, you always go into a game and it's about game-plan specific type plays," said interim head coach Dan Campbell Monday. "If you're playing the Jets, we knew it was going to be hard t...

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