Are the Dolphins planning to replace Reggie Bush with Lamar Miller?
The Miami Dolphins moved up in round two of the 2012 NFL Draft to select Lamar Miller. The former University of Miami runningback brings some of the same speed and excitement current starter, Reggie Bush brings to the table.
Bush is slated to become a free agent after the 2012 season and Miami could be planning to replace Bush with Miller.
The Dolphins could have attended to many different needs instead of selecting Miller.
Reggie Bush is still slated to be the starter and Daniel Thomas should split time and offer his services on third down.
Hard to believe Miller is just the third running back on the depth chart after skipping his final two seasons of college eligibility.
Miller ran for 1,272 yards as a red shirt sophomore last season and became the first Miami back to reach 1,000 yards since 2002.
At 5-11 and 216 pounds this sprinter learned how to be more of a patient runner. He stated he used to be in such a rush to try to make something happen that he struggled to let the actual play develop and follow his blocking. The difference was dramatic as he went over 100 yards seven different times and is expected to clock in the 4.3 range in the 40.
NFLdraftseason.com stated, “While Miller doesn’t have the strength of Trent Richardson, or the pure speed of a Chris Johnson he will be a great value as the 2nd or 3rd best RB and is a great all around player. Any team that doesn’t make a play for an RB in FA or in the top ten of this draft would be lucky to get a young talent like Miller.”
It looks like Miami is already making plans to replace Reggie.