Miller honored for rushing performance

Dolphins running back named FedEx Ground Player of the Week


DAVIE, Fla. – Dolphins running back Lamar Miller picked up a special honor on Thursday ahead of the team's showdown with the Patriots.

Miller was named the FedEx Ground Player of the Week.

Miller put on quite a show against the Texans last Sunday.

The Dolphins running back had 175 yards on 14 carries.

He rushed for one touchdown and had a 54-yard receiving touchdown.

Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill won the passing award this week, making it a clean sweep.

The Dolphins (3-3) take on the Patriots (6-0) Thursday night.

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