DAVIE (CBSMiami) – The Miami Dolphins want to upgrade the running back position after Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas struggled to produce offense last year.
The Fins will bring in a possible replacement for a visit Friday when Knowshon Moreno comes to town, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.READ MORE: 3 Million Pounds Of Dead Fish Cleaned Up Off Pinellas County In Red Tide Fish Kill
Moreno is just 26-years-old and coming off his best NFL season after being a first-round draft pick several years ago. Moreno ran 241 times for 1,038 yards and caught another 60 passes for 548 yards.READ MORE: ‘This Is Our Fight’: From Miami To Hialeah, Crowds Gather To Support Cuba
While Moreno isn’t necessarily a big back like the Fins need, he showed last year that he is a much more capable back than either Miller or Thomas.MORE NEWS: 4 Miami Beach Police Officers Relieved Of Duty Over Use Of Force Following Arrest
According to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald, under new general manager Dennis Hickey, almost every player who has visited the team has signed on to become a Dolphin. The only exception is linebacker D’Qwell Jackson, who visited before free agency began.