Dolphins head coach Ton Sparano mentioned that he could see a 70/30 carry split between Reggie Bush and Daniel Thomas for Sunday’s game against the Texans.
“I don’t know how the games are going to go so that dictates touches,” Sparano said on Thursday, per Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. “… But from our end, in a perfect world, I wouldn’t mind it being somewhere around 70-30. Somewhere to that effect, where Reggie’s ability on third down is a factor and we get Daniel going a little bit. And then at the end of the game we see which one has a hot hand.”
Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports that both Daniel Thomas and Charles Clay practiced on Wednesday without any limitations which is good news considering that they’re working their way back from injuries.
“Barring setbacks in the coming couple of practices, both will play against the Houston Texans Sunday,” writes Salguero.
Early reports surfaced that Brian Westbrook was brought in for a tryout but the team didn’t extend him a contract which would suggest that they planned on having some of their injured running backs available in the near future.
Miami drafted Thomas with the hopes that he would solidify their interior running game but he got off to a slow start in training camp and a hamstring injury kept him out of week 1. Reggie Bush did his best to run in between the tackles but wasn’t exactly successful in doing so.