Daniel Thomas to remain the Dolphins’ No. 2 running back for now

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According to The Miami Herald, running back Daniel Thomas will remain the no. 2 back behind Reggie Bush. If he can’t improve his 3.5 yard per carry average from last season, rookie Lamar Miller would likely step in and get a shot.

“Daniel Thomas enters as the No. 2 running back behind Reggie Bush, but if he doesn’t improve his 3.5 per carry average and yards after contact (fifth-worst among NFL backs), that will open a window for rookie Lamar Miller, who’s more elusive than Thomas, and perhaps Steve Slaton, who this staff really likes. Thomas was an awful 3 for 13 in short yardage run conversions last year,” reported the Herald.

Thomas was expected to have a nice rookie season last year, but in the end was a bit of a disappointment.