With free agency a little more than three weeks away, rumors and reports will swirl about players set to hit the open market.
One of the top running backs, along with Doug Martin, to hit free agency, the 24-year-old could see a bidding war for his services.
The Dolphins might be first in line.
The Miami Herald’s Adam Beasley reports that one source said the organization “definitely” wants Miller back in 2016.
The question will be at what price.
Miller’s age certainly works in his favor. He’s three years younger than Martin and six years behind 30-year-old Matt Forte. Miller has less wear and tear than the others as well, carrying the ball 230 times fewer than Martin.
Dolphins fans have been frustrated the past few years about how the team has used Miller. Multiple coaching staffs have deemed the back too slight to be a true one-man workhorse. Would that change under Adam Gase? Would Miller want to return to Miami and split carries with Jay Ajayi? Does the running back need a fresh start?
Miller will likely command north of $5 million per year and could get as high as $7 million per, depending if a bidding war shakes out.
The Dolphins are clearing cap space in an effort to re-sign some of their own players like Miller.
As for the running back, he’s dreaming big.
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