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Lamar Miller signing with Houston Texans as NFL 2016 Free Agency begins

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Running back Lamar Miller will sign with the Houston Texans according to a report.

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Former Miami Dolphins running back Lamar Miller will be calling Houston home from now one, according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter. Miller will be leaving the Dolphins after four seasons in Miami, where he also played high school and college football.

Miller is signing a 4-year, $26 million contract, according to Schefter, with $14 million guaranteed. The deal will pay Miller $6.5 million per season, about $1.5 million more a year than the Dolphins were willing to pay.

The Dolphins selected Miller in the 4th round of the 2012 Draft. In four seasons in Miami, Miller ran for 2,930 yards with 19 touchdowns. He caught 117 passes for 887 yards and three scores.

Last season, Miller saw his production drop as the Dolphins turned away from the run game inexplicably. After rushing for 1099 yards on 216 carries, a 5.1 yards per attempt average, in 2014, Miller only carried the ball 194 times for 872 yards, a 4.5 yards per attempt average, with eight touchdowns in each season.