Dolphins beat: Knowshon Moreno the lead back

Miami Herald - [Full Article]

Even if Dolphins RB Lamar Miller is the player introduced with the starters -- which he might not be -- it is clear Knowshon Moreno is Miami's lead running back. Miller, who was the starter and unchallenged all preseason, has lost his job as Miami's lead back.


"I've seen lots on the practice field that tells me where we're headed with Lamar and I feel very good about his ability to be productive," OC Bill Lazor said, "but if you're talking about the preseason games his production needs to improve."

Fantasy Impact: 

Miller has to be more decisive when he has the football in his hands, Armando Salguero, the author, added. And, in order to get that better, faster decision-making out of Miller, the Dolphins are giving him a package of plays especially for him. A package of plays suggests change of pace back, according to Salguero. We saw indications of this after the preseason Week 3 game in which Moreno ignited a running game that hadn't shown much with Miller. If he can stay healthy, Moreno is looking more and more like the back to own in this offense.

Filed Under: 2014, W1

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