MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It didn’t take long for the first big name Miami Dolphins free agent to get scooped up by another team.READ MORE: Florida Appeals Court Upholds Law On Local Gun Regulations
Running back Lamar Miller will sign with the Houston Texans for four years, $26 million with $14 million guaranteed.
Miller reportedly turned down a five-year offer with an annual average of $7 million because he wanted to sign a shorter deal, thought the team that offered that contract is unknown.READ MORE: 'Help Is On The Way': Gov. Ron DeSantis Files Lawsuit Against Feds, CDC To Reopen Cruise Ship Industry
The Texans have also reportedly signed former Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler to a four-year $72 million contract.
Miller spent the first four years of his career in Miami and despite often having a strong yards per carry average, rarely received more then 13-to-15 carries per game.MORE NEWS: WATCH: Girl Challenges Pittsburgh Police Officer And Former Pitt Football Player To Race
He has said that he wants to average 20 carries per game and it appears that Houston will give him that opportunity.