Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 12/19/12
BY NICK ST. DENISThe Miami Dolphins effectively ended running back Daniel Thomas's season Wednesday, putting the second-year tailback on Injured Reserve due to a knee ailment he acquired last week in a victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.With Thomas's departure from the depth chart, rookie tailback Lamar Miller, who has shown flashes this season, will get some opportunities to show his stuff backing up Reggie Bush for the final two games of the season.Miller has attempted just 36 rushes this season but is averaging 4.6 yards a carry. His best outing came in the team's first game of the season, when he rushed for 65 yards and a touchdown on just 10 carries. (photo: Dolphins.com)Thomas gained 3.6 yards a carry and four touchdowns on 91 attempts this season, but he fumbled three times, losing two.Bush is slated to become a free agent after the 2012 season, and Miami has done little to indicate it plans on bringing him back. That means Miller and Thomas will likely go into camp battli...
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