Miller (toe) failed to bring in his only target during Sunday's 38-31 win over the Colts, a game that marked his return from injured reserve. The speedster was eased back into action with four snaps from scrimmage and another four on special teams. Miller should be primed to see an uptick in playing time in coming games, although once Antonio Brown (ankle) returns to action, the Bowling Green product will likely have an unpredictable week-to-week target share.
Coach Bruce Arians said Friday that he'll wait until Sunday to decide if Miller is active for a 1:00 p.m. ET matchup with the Colts, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports. Miller was activated from IR on Tuesday, potentially setting up his first appearance since Week 3. He might even be the Bucs' No. 3 receiver -- or at least get some of those snaps -- with Antonio Brown (ankle) out for a fifth straight game and Tyler Johnson averaging 26.5 YPG in his absence.
Miller (toe) was reinstated from injured reserve Tuesday, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports. Miller wasn't able to make enough progress in his recovery from a turf toe injury to suit up in an eventual 30-10 win over the Giants on Monday, but the speedy wideout looks like he'll be ready to put an end to his seven-game absence this weekend in Indianapolis. With the status of Antonio Brown (ankle) still in flux heading into the Week 12 matchup, Miller could challenge Tyler Johnson for the No. 3 receiver role behind Mike Evans and Chris Godwin. In his three appearances before landing on IR, Miller cobbled together a 2-11-0 receiving line on three targets across 51 offensive snaps.
Miller (toe) wasn't activated off injured reserve ahead of Monday's game against the Giants, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports. Miller was designated to return from injured reserve in early November, and time is running out for him to be reinstated to the active roster. The 24-year-old will need to be activated later this week, or he'll remain on injured reserve for the rest of the season.
Miller (toe) won't be activated from injured reserve prior to Sunday's game against Washington, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports. Coach Bruce Arians recently expressed optimism that Miller would be able to suit up against Washington, but the receiver will miss at least one more game due to turf toe. He resumed practicing Nov. 2, so it appears somewhat likely that he'll return to game action for the team's Week 11 matchup against the Giants on Nov. 22.
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