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Daniel Thomas injury update: RB questionable, likely won't play for fantasy owners

The Dolphins running back is listed as questionable and could miss Week 14. We break down the fantasy implications.

Streeter Lecka

Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas (ankle) is listed as questionable and will likely miss the team's Week 14 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Thomas didn't practice at all this week and is a long shot to see the field on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Although Thomas never rushed for more than 60 yards in a game this year, his little fantasy value came from his role as the goal line back. He has four touchdowns on the year. With Thomas out, Lamar Miller will once again play the feature back role with added goal line work. Miller hasn't been the most consistent back this year with only two touchdowns but he does have some big-play ability. As long as Miller continues to see at least 15 carries per game, he will be a decent fantasy option.

Miller will take on a middle of the pack Steelers run defense. While the Dolphins continue to have some issues with their offensive line, its nothing that fantasy owners should be overly concerned about. As long as he maintains the feature back role with Thomas out, Miller is an average RB2 play with some upside.

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