Raiders don’t want to trade Josh Jacobs; Dolphins’ RB competition is ‘fierce’
Thanks to the return of Miles Gaskin and Salvin Ahmed and the free-agent acquisitions of Sony Michel, Chase Edmonds and Raheem Mostert, the Dolphins have Complete stable running back. Those names promise to provide Miami with impressive depth, but none of them are bluebells, which means the race to get the No. 1 spot at the top of the lineup is still in full swing. Head coach Mike McDaniel is happy with how things are so far. “I’m very, very happy with that room,” McDaniel told reporters on Sunday. “It’s one of my favorite rooms I’ve been in. It’s a lot of competition, but they bring out the best in each other. They get along really well. … They want to win the job. They don’t want to be Giving comes at the expense of others.” As for McDaniel’s process of drawing up RB’s depth chart, the first-year coach emphasized the importance of only focusing on the year at hand. “I don’t want to limit opportunities through preconceived notions,” he said. “Some people get our running programs really early, maybe they have more history. But you don’t shorten the learning process and you don’t really get yourself ahead and predict the future.” That means something like Moss The player, who spent five years with McDaniel in San Francisco like this, is on the same starting line as everyone else.