Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 17: Lamar Miller can't be in lineups

Chris Trotman

Lamar Miller and the Dolphins were terrible in Week 16 during an ugly loss. Can fantasy owners expect him to get it going in Week 17?

The Miami Dolphins could have really helped themselves in Week 16 in a bid for a playoff run, but their offense was a no-show in a 19-0 loss to the Buffalo Bills. The Dolphins can't run the ball, and they abandoned their running game in the shutout loss. Amazingly, they ran the ball just 12 times as a team for a grand total of 14 yards. The Bills had 19 points and only seven teams had fewer points than the Fins' rushing total. Ridiculous stats aside, it's hard to feel good about starting any of their backs.

Fantasy impact: The matchup certainly isn't going to help the case to play Lamar Miller. The Jets are first in the NFL for yards per carry allowed and lead the AFC in rushing yards against. The Dolphins are likely going to be stopped again on the ground, allowing their sophomore quarterback another chance to show what he can do. Miller and Daniel Thomas are almost impossible to play this week and are not even flex options in almost any format.

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