Working again Lamar Miller is taking his comeback efforts to the nation’s capital, reportedly signing a one-year cope with the Washington Soccer Group on Wednesday.
Miller, 29, has not rushed the ball in an NFL sport since 2018. The previous Professional Bowl working again averaged over 800 yards on the bottom per season from 2012 to 2018 for the Miami Dolphins and Houston Texans. He eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark in 2014 and 2016 earlier than making the Professional Bowl in 2018. Nonetheless, his profession took a step again when he suffered a torn ACL within the 2019 preseason, forcing him to overlook the complete yr.
Washington loved breakout seasons from each its prime working backs Antonio Gibson (1,042 yards from scrimmage) and J.D. McKissic (954) in 2020. The staff has each rushers in addition to Peyton Barber (98 touches for 270 complete yards) underneath contract for subsequent season.
Miller really signed with Washington off the Chicago Bears’ apply squad final season however by no means made it into an NFL sport. He’ll look to reclaim his former success with a full offseason in offensive coordinator Scott Turner’s system.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter additionally reported that offensive sort out David Sharpe is returning to Washington on a one-year deal. Sharpe has appeared in 34 video games (six begins) over 4 seasons since being chosen within the fourth spherical of the 2017 draft. He performed 10 video games for Washington final season, beginning two of them.