Posted by Jordan Heck
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:59pm
Lamar Miller - Week 3 vs. Kansas City
Lamar Miller's starting job appeared to be taken away from newcomer Knowshon Moreno, but Miller got it right back when Moreno injured his elbow in the first quarter of Week 2's game. Miller hasn't looked terrible this season. In Week 1 he carried the ball 11 times for 59 yards (5.4 ypc) and caught a touchdown. In Week 2 he ran 11 times again, but for 46 yards. He also caught two balls on five targets.
We should mention that Miller also injured himself in that Week 2 game (ankle). He should be ready to play in Week 3, though. He'll get the start with Moreno's injury and will likely be relied on heavily as there isn't much depth behind him.
Miller heads into Week 3 in a somewhat favorable matchup against the Chiefs. Kansas City hasn't allowed a rushing touchdown so far this season, but they have allowed 210 yards on 40 carries to RBs (5.25 ypc).
Miller should be viewed as a high RB2 in Week 3. He gets a favorable matchup and will be the team's bell cow.