Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 5/30/13
Miami Dolphins second year running back Lamar Miller was drafted in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL Draft, 97th overall. Miller showed enough in his first year that the team declined to offer Reggie Bush a contract and practically handed Miller the starting position. Though there is a competition for the starter’s job, it’s highly unlikely that Daniel Thomas, his closest challenger will unseat him. Miller saw limited touches in 2012 with 51 carries for 250 yards and 1 touchdown; however, he showed enough to GM Jeff Ireland and coach Joe Philbin to look at him as their next feature back. “Everybody’s mind-set is to start,” Miller said, via Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald. “We’ve just got to come out here and compete every day and get each other better, so whoever gets into a starting position, just help this team win.” “It’s about staying in better condition and staying healthy,” Miller said, adding, “I feel like I’m more of an explosive, speed type of guy. I’m just trying to keep it going.”  
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