Houston Texans operating again Lamar Miller was dominated out for Sunday’s sport on the Philadelphia Eagles, the workforce introduced Saturday.
Miller was restricted in observe all week by an ankle damage suffered in final week’s 29-22 win over the New York Jets and was listed as questionable on Friday’s damage earlier than the workforce downgraded him to out Saturday.
The Texans (10-Four) can clinch the AFC South title with a win over the reigning Tremendous Bowl champions on Sunday.
Miller was an enormous a part of the turnaround by the Texans, who opened the season with three consecutive losses earlier than ripping off 9 straight victories to grab management of the division.
In his seventh NFL season total and third with Houston, Miller is 83 yards shy of reaching the 1,000-yard mark for the third time in his profession.
The 5-foot-10, 221-pound Miller rushed for at the least 100 yards 4 instances in a six-game span earlier than he was restricted to 33 yards and a landing on 14 carries in a 24-21 loss to Indianapolis on Dec. 9.
A fourth-round choose of the Miami Dolphins within the 2012 NFL Draft, Miller had solely three carries for eight yards earlier than he was injured towards the Jets.
Backup Alfred Blue, who has rushed for 473 yards and two touchdowns on 143 carries this season, is anticipated to get the beginning towards the Eagles.
There’s a probability that second-year operating again D’Onta Foreman makes his season debut on Sunday. Foreman rushed for 327 yards in 10 video games as a rookie in 2017 earlier than struggling a season-ending Achilles tear.
Additionally listed out for Sunday’s sport have been Texans extensive receiver Keke Coutee (hamstring) and nostril deal with Brandon Dunn (ankle).