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Daily Hunt | Oct. 29 Part 2 | Mark Walton Has Nine Games to Prove Himself

Can Mark Walton eliminate running back as a need for Miami?

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Mark Walton spent Monday Night Football as Miami's featured back, but struggled to find any rhythm against Pittsburgh. 

Walton finished with 35 yards on 11 carries and added three more receptions on the night. With Kenyan Drake now out of the picture, the starting job is wide open. However, with Miami's pile of picks the Dolphins may look elsewhere if Walton doesn't prove to be a strong long-term option. 

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"I think that the one thing I respect and admire about Walton is how hard he plays and how much energy he brings," Offensive Coordinator Chad O'Shea said on Tuesday. "Certainly he was trying to make a play with the ball in his hands and giving great second effort and really playing hard like he always does to the bitter end and unfortunately, they made a good play from behind and the ball was out [on his fumble on Monday night]. We don’t want to accept turnovers. That was the difference in the game for us. It doesn’t matter how they happen. They’re turnovers at the end of the day and we’ve got to do a better job of eliminating those.”