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SportLamar Miller injury update: Texans running back (knee) carted off field after big hit

02:55  25 august  2019
02:55  25 august  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The Texans' running back depth is starting to thin.

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Starter Lamar Miller was carted off the field after a big hit from Cowboys defensive lineman Maliek Collins in Houston's matchup with Dallas on Saturday.

Miller appeared to be hit on the outside of his leg, bending it in the wrong direction.

The 28-year-old signed a four-year, $26 million contract with the Texans in 2016 making him a free agent after this year.

Miller rushed for 973 yards and five touchdowns in 14 games for the team last season but Houston was much better when he was treated as its bellcow.

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Texans starting running back Lamar Miller injured his shoulder as he took a shot along the sideline at the end of a 25-yard run in the first quarter. The former Miami Dolphins starter eventually went back into the game, but was in and out of the lineup as he was pacing on the sideline and trying to get his

Texans starting running back Lamar Miller avoided a potential injury Saturday morning, emerging unscathed when he appeared to tweak his ankle. Miller got checked out by trainers, retaped and finished the practice without incident. "Yeah, it's good," Miller said afterward.

Houston was 4-0 in games Miller rushed for 100 yards or more in 2018 and 5-1 in games he carried the football at least 17 times.

The Texans' running back spot was not supposed to be a cause for concern coming into this season but it sure looks like one now.

Houston traded D'Onta Foreman to the Colts in recent weeks but acquired Duke Johnson in a trade with the Browns.

Johnson and Miller would have been a good backfield but the loss of Miller makes things a lot thinner.

This story will be updated.

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