Miller came into the game needing 79 yards to reach 1,000 yards and surpassed it on a 97-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. The run was the longest touchdown run in Dolphins’ history. Miller finished the game with a season-high 178 rushing yards on 19 carries. He was also targeted twice in the passing game, but failed to record a catch.
By surpassing 1,000 rushing yards, Miller became the first running back for the Dolphins to run for more than 1,000 yards since Reggie Bush in 2011. Miller accomplished the feat desite never receiving more than 19 carries in any game this season.
Miller rushed the ball a season-high 19 times, and consistently had productive runs, racking up 92 yards with a long of just 14. The story was similar in the passing game, as he had five receptions for 58 yards, with a long of just 18. It was his best receiving game of the season, to go along with his second-best rushing game.
Miller has already rushed for a career-high 984 yards, and seems all-but assured of surpassing the 1,000-yard mark in the finale. He also has eight total touchdowns, after rushing for just three in his first 29 games, showing he can be an all-around back.
Assuming the Dolphins don't bring anyone in to compete for the job, Miller could be a borderline first-round value for the 2015 Fantasy season. In the near team, however, he's got a tough matchup to close out the season against the Jets, though he did have 12 Fantasy points against them in a Week 13 matchup.
Miller received a season-high 19 carries for 92 yards while also catching five passes for a season-high 58 yards on seven targets. The five receptions tied his season high. Miller also scored on a 1-yard run early in the fourth quarter.
Miller has yet to surpass more than 20 carries in a game this season, but is less than 100 away yards from achieving his first 1,000 yard rushing season.
The Dolphins will play the Jets Week 17.
Miller carried the ball 16 times for 47 yards, averaging 2.9 yards per attempt. He caught just one pass for a gain of 10 yards.
Miller has been held under 60 rushing yards in six of his last seven games. He has 829 yards and six touchdowns on the ground this season. He'll have two games to surpass the 1,000-yard threshold for the first time in his three-year career, starting Week 16 vs. Minnesota and Week 17 vs. N.Y. Jets.
Miller was held to 53 rushing yards on 12 attempts. He did catch all five of his targets for 36 receiving yards.
Miller has not rushed for more than 100 yards in a game since Week 3 and has yet to receive more than 18 rushing attempts in any game this season.
The Dolphins play at New England Week 15.
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