The best fantasy football running backs, No. 4: Lamar Miller
If you’re looking for the running back in his first year in Texas with a new team who found the most ideal landing spot, you won’t find him in Dallas. You’ll have to shift to Houston. Miller spent the last two years as one of the league’s most underappreciated talents, not by the media or fantasy community, but by his own organization. The fifth-year player left behind Miami in the off-season and steps into a lucrative position in Houston vacated by Arian Foster who, even last year, was on his way to another RB1 season before a season-ending Achilles injury. Miller is equally adept at running and catching the ball, an ideal fit for the Texans’ offense. The only question for the Texans is Brock Osweiler, but it’s not as though the team had great quarterback play last year. And Miller himself didn’t exactly leave behind prime Dan Marino in Miami. Elliott to Dallas received all the offseason hype, but Miller to Houston was the true perfect marriage of player and team. Get ready for the best season of Miller’s career.