A little from today's article on Michel. He has family in South Florida where he grew up and is excited to be "home". If he can stay healthy, well, we may really like what he brings to the Dolphins running game. He chose to wear Ricky's number, #34, so he needs to look good. It's a shame that Ricky quit the team and came back, because a lot of us would have argued for that number to be retired.
Daniel Oyefusi (Miami Herald) wrote:
Michel joins a running back room that was significantly upgraded during the offseason, as the Dolphins also signed running back Chase Edmonds and Raheem Mostert. They all join returning players Myles Gaskin and Salvon Ahmed, who led the team’s backfield for much of the 2021 season. Mostert, who is still recovering from a knee cartilage injury sustained last season, and Edmonds didn’t participate in the voluntary session Tuesday, leaving Michel to take the bulk of the practice reps with Gaskin and Ahmed.
“My whole thing is: if you want to be a good runner, you’ve got to compete with great runners,” Michel said, “and that’s one of the reasons why I came here.”
McDaniel’s affinity for the run game has been well documented, and while one player likely won’t emerge as a bell-cow, it’s easy to see Michel, 5-11 and 215 pounds, finding a role as a between-the-tackles, power runner.
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