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ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Houston Texans are "pessimistic" that running back Lamar Miller will be able to play in the Week 5 matchup against the Dallas Cowboys on "Sunday Night Football."


If Miller is indeed unable to suit up, look for Alfred Blue to have a massive workload on his plate. Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has trusted him in these spots before, as Blue has two career games with at least 30 carries and four for at least 20. 

The Cowboys have been slightly above-average in terms of allowing fantasy points to the running back position this season, but Blue's volume of touches should make him a nice option. 


If Miller is unable to play, also look for Texans wide receiver Keke Coutee to have some gadget plays drawn up for him. In the Week 4 win against the Indianapolis Colts, he had 11 catches on 15 targets for 109 receiving yards.


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