RB Daniel Thomas didn't do enough to make the 53, IMO. Rookies Damien Williams and even Orleans Darkwa were better in camp/preseason games.
Dolphins are expecting RB Daniel Thomas to be a go this afternoon in Buffalo. Inactives out in about a half-hour.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas was supposed to be the answer. Instead, he's merely part of the answer. And for now, he'll take that role. In two-plus NFL seasons Thomas has had to battle concussions, a knee injury, an ankle injury, fumbles, Reggie Bush and Lamar Miller. Yet none of that..." December 11
I just got here and Daniel Thomas was walking around the field in practice uniform, now he's on a bike.
Palm Beach Post "Dolphins running back Lamar Miller has insisted for weeks that he doesn’t mind sharing carries with Daniel Thomas. But with Thomas out indefinitely after spraining his left ankle Sunday, Miller acknowledges he’s looking forward to having the chance to prove himself as a full-time back. “I’m..." November 28
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Miami Dolphins tailback Daniel Thomas tore a ligament in his left ankle during Sunday's 20-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers, and is likely done for the season. Thomas, who gained 279 rushing yards and scored three touchdowns on his 77 carries this season, left Sunday's game on crutches and was..." November 25
Asked if he senses Lamar Miller is distancing himself from Daniel Thomas Mike Sherman said: "I don't get that [sense]." Wants to use both.
Miami Herald "Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin said the decision to start Lamar Miller over Daniel Thomas in Sunday’s season opener was “the starting point really” and that both backs had a strong preseason. “I think they’ve improved both of them and we definitely need those guys to perform well for us”..." September 05
Sherman reiterates how close the competition for starting RB is: "I think Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas are competing neck-and-neck."
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For two games two seasons ago Daniel Thomas looked like he was destined to be handed the crown ready to become king of the Miami Dolphins' backfield. The Dolphins' 2011 second-round pick battled his way back from a preseason hamstring injury and when opportunity knocked he bowled over the..." August 03
Miami Herald "Dolphins coach Joe Philbin said he thought Saturday was the best practice for the running game so far. Although Daniel Thomas and Lamar Miller each demonstrated good quickness and burst Thomas thought one thing cast a dark light on his day — a fumble in team drills that defensive lineman Jared..." July 28