Miami Dolphins’ Lamar Miller Will Start Week 1

Dolphins_Lamar_Miller_2013The Miami Dolphins’ running back competition appears to be over, and the guy expected to win it all along — Lamar Miller — has done just that.

Late Monday afternoon, the Dolphins released their depth chart for this weekend’s season opener in Cleveland, and Miller — the homegrown talent from the University of Miami — occupied the top line.

Meaning: Short of a last-minute change in plans, Miller — and not Daniel Thomas — will start against the Browns.

If so, Miller will officially succeed Reggie Bush as the Dolphins’ featured back, which should come as little surprise. His soaring potential was a major factor in the team letting Bush walk in free agency back in March.

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