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November 3, 2019 01:48 PM
Braxton Miller: Receives injury settlement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller (ankle) was released off the Panthers' practice squad injury list with an injury settlement Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Miller joined Carolina's practice squad ahead of Week 8 but suffered the ankle injury during his brief stint with the team and moved to the injured list. The 26-year-old hasn't seen game action since 2017 with the Texans.

October 30, 2019 02:08 AM
Braxton Miller: Put on injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller was placed on the Panthers' practice squad injury list on Monday, Max Henson of the Panthers' official site reports.

Miller was added to the practice unit prior to Week 8 but apparently suffered an ankle injury at some point over the last week. The severity of the issue is unknown at this time.

October 23, 2019 05:04 PM
Braxton Miller: Joins Panthers' practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller signed with the Panthers' practice squad, Zac Jackson of The Athletic reports.

Miller spent training camp with the Eagles and Browns, but ultimately was waived by both teams. He will now look to make an impression with the Panthers' practice unit.

September 1, 2019 03:36 AM
Braxton Miller: Chopped by Browns
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller was released by the Browns on Saturday.

Miller was fighting for a depth role after joining the Browns three weeks into August but was unable to make the 53-man roster. Having already been waived by the Eagles earlier in training camp, the receiver will try to find another opportunity to join an NFL roster.

August 30, 2019 08:56 AM
Browns' Braxton Miller: Helps himself Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller caught three of six targets for 19 yards in Thursday's preseason finale against the Lions.

Nothing should be read into the fact that Miller received significant playing time in the final preseason game, traditionally a meaningless affair played mostly by guys that will end up released Saturday. Head coach Freddie Kitchens was eager to see Miller after the former Ohio State Buckeye was added to the roster last week. Antonio Callaway (suspension) will miss the first four games, so there is a spot available for Miller, who had one nice diving grab for 13 yards that dug the Browns out of a hole at their own 2-yard-line. His main challenger, Ishmael Hyman, had a bad first-quarter stretch with a couple of drops and couldn't corral a contested third-down pass.

August 22, 2019 09:16 AM
Browns' Braxton Miller: Lands in Cleveland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller signed a contract with the Browns on Wednesday, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.

Miller was waived by the Eagles on Saturday and will now work to catch on as a depth asset and special-teams contributor in Cleveland. The 2016 third-round pick racked up 34 catches for 261 yards with the Texans in 2016 and 2017, but has not seen work in a regular-season game since.

August 17, 2019 11:32 PM
Braxton Miller: Waived by Philly
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Eagles waived Miller on Saturday.

Miller spent his 2018 campaign as a member of the Eagles' practice squad, but he's once again headed for the waiver wire as, the Eagles needed to clear a roster spot for incoming veteran quarterback Josh McCown.

March 26, 2019 09:24 PM
Eagles' Braxton Miller: Gets nod from Doug Pederson
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller was the first player coach Doug Pederson mentioned when he was asked Tuesday about the team's depth at wide receiver, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.

It's a bit early to reach any conclusions, but it isn't crazy to think Miller could enter a competition with Shelton Gibson and Mack Hollins for the No. 4 job at wide receiver. The 2016 third-rounder had just 261 receiving yards on 805 offensive snaps in two seasons with Houston and then spent most of 2018 on the Philadelphia practice squad.

January 15, 2019 01:24 AM
Eagles' Braxton Miller: Signs with Eagles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller signed a reserve/future contract with the Eagles on Monday.

Miller signed with the Eagles' practice squad back in early September, and the team appears as though it wants to give him a shot at the 53-man roster throughout the offseason and training camp. The receiver last played for the Texans in 2017, hauling in 19 passes for 162 yards and one touchdown over 11 games.

September 8, 2018 06:32 PM
Braxton Miller: Joins Eagles' practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Eagles signed Miller to their practice squad Saturday, Zach Rosenblatt of reports.

Miller, a 2016 third-round pick, transitioned from star quarterback at Ohio State to wide receiver in the NFL. He was released by the Texans during final cuts last week. Although he has not produced much at the NFL level, he will now get a chance to earn a role with the Eagles.

August 31, 2018 04:52 PM
Braxton Miller: Could return to Houston
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Texans head coach Bill O'Brien said the team is "working through some things" in response to a question about Miller being released.

O'Brien addressed several topics after a slew of roster cuts came down Friday and made it sound like Miller could be back in the fold. "I don't know what's being instagrammed out there, tweeted out there, whatever - I'm not sure how that all works. But, we're still working through some things, Braxton's an improved player, no doubt about it and we'll see what happens." We were surprised that Houston let Miller go, as he's performed well in preseason games.

September 1, 2018 10:40 AM
Braxton Miller: Waived by Texans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller was waived by the Texans on Friday, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Miller simply never panned out after the Texans used a 2016 third-round pick to gamble on the former Ohio State quarterback, with the intention of converting him to a receiver. Entering the 2018 campaign, the hope was that Miller would separate himself as a quality slot receiver, but Bruce Ellington was much more impressive in that capacity this preseason. While his time is now over in Houston, Miller still boasts elite athleticism and stands to have decent odds of being claimed off waivers by another team.

August 26, 2018 02:20 PM
Texans' Braxton Miller: Starts in place of injured Fuller
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller started at wide receiver in place of the injured Will Fuller (hamstring) in Saturday's preseason loss to the Rams.

Fuller came up lame late in the practice week and was scratched from the game. Miller was targeted a team-high five times, catching three for 26 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown. He was particularly impressive on the touchdown catch, grabbing a 50-50 ball in a crowd. "That was a nice play," coach Bill O'Brien told Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. "I think the guy on the outside might have run the wrong route and they both ended up in the same spot. Usually, we don't design routes where guys run to the same spot and jump in the air. But Braxton came down with it and it was a really nice play." Miller is mostly competing with Bruce Ellington for work in the slot, but the third-year pro was given some opportunities outside the numbers Saturday. He leads the team with nine catches and 94 yards during the preseason.

August 25, 2018 09:12 PM
Texans' Braxton Miller: Finds end zone in preseason loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller secured three of five targets for 26 yards and a touchdown in the Texans' 21-20 preseason loss to the Rams on Saturday.

Miller hauled in a seven-yard touchdown pass from Brandon Weeden just before halftime, adding to his successful preseason. The 25-year-old has totaled nine catches for 94 yards and Saturday's score over three exhibitions as he battles for a roster spot on the latter half of the receiver depth chart. The 2016 third-round pick appears to be trending in the right direction in that regard, although another productive effort in next Thursday's preseason finale versus the Cowboys certainly wouldn't hurt.

August 19, 2018 02:08 PM
Texans' Braxton Miller: Has game-high eight targets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller caught three passes for 40 yards in Saturday's preseason win over the 49ers.

Miller's had an encouraging preseason, both in training camp and the first preseason game, but the view on him is less sanguine following Saturday's effort. He led the team with eight targets, but caught less than half and had a drop early. Bruce Ellington, on the other hand, made a strong case for the No. 3 receiver job, catching four passes for 50 yards and a touchdown (all on the opening drive).

August 13, 2018 08:16 PM
Texans' Braxton Miller: Returns to practice Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller (illness) made his return to practice Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Miller was sidelined during practice throughout the weekend due to a minor illness accompanied by soreness following a three-catch effort in Thursday's preseason opener against the Chiefs. His return to full health will be key moving forward as he competes for the starting role at slot receiver.

August 11, 2018 11:48 PM
Texans' Braxton Miller: Misses practice Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller did not practice Saturday due to an undisclosed reason, but is expected to return this coming week, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Miller had a good showing during Thursday's preseason opener, catching all three of his targets for 29 yards and returning one kickoff for 23 yards. The performance was enough to earn rare praise from head coach Bill O'Brien, who noted the third-year wideout has made improvements as a receiver, but also mentioned recurring health issues. "I think the thing with Braxton is always going to be health, staying healthy," said O'Brien. Miller is vying to be the primary slot receiver and is off to a good start.

August 11, 2018 10:48 AM
Texans' Braxton Miller: Snares all three targets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller caught three passes for 29 yards in Houston's preseason win over Kansas City on Thursday.

Miller caught all three of his targets, one on all three of Houston's scoring drives. The third-year receiver entered camp needing to fend off a challenge for his roster spot from 2018 fourth-round draft pick Keke Coutee (hamstring). Thursday's game was a good start, and he should get more chances while Coutee is out for another two weeks.

August 4, 2018 11:16 AM
Texans' Braxton Miller: Chances improve with Coutee injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller is being challenged by fourth-round draft pick Keke Coutee, but his chances improved after Coutee sustained a hamstring injury Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Coutee's injury is expected to sideline him for a few weeks, which grants Miller a great opportunity to move to the top of the depth chart at slot receiver. There's some belief that the former quarterback, who is in the third year of a transition to receiver, is on his final chance following two middling seasons to begin his NFL career. Head coach Bill O'Brien said Miller's "come a long ways" since he was drafted by Houston and noted his versatility and improved hands.

April 29, 2018 10:28 PM
Texans' Braxton Miller: Challenged by Coutee selection
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Miller likely will be competing against fourth-round draft pick Keke Coutee for the slot receiver job in 2018, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Miller has yet to pan out since being drafted as a third-rounder in 2016. The Texans are trying to fit him in as a slot receiver, but Coutee's selection can be taken as an indication of the team's view of Miller thus far. With Bruce Ellington also in the mix for slot work, Miller might even find his roster spot in danger if he struggles during training camp and the preseason.

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