Braxton Miller had career game against Ravens

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Wide receiver Braxton Miller showed some promise for the Houston Texans during Monday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Second-year wide receiver Braxton Miller hasn’t done much this season for the Houston Texans.

For one thing, Bruce Ellington has been a pleasant surprise and Will Fuller was on fire when he came back earlier in the season.

You could argue that Ellington is the reason Miller has been very quiet this season. He hasn’t gotten a chance because of Ellington’s emergence after the Texans signed him over the summer.

But with Fuller out for a second straight game with a rib injury, Miller recorded a new career high in receiving yards on Monday night against the Baltimore Ravens.

Miller finished the game with five catches for 43 yards. His previous career high was when he recorded 25 yards against the Oakland Raiders last season.

I don’t think it would be fair to get ahead of ourselves and label Miller as a bust just yet. He only played one season at The Ohio State University as a wide receiver and while he’s very talented, he’s still a project player at the NFL level.

It’s going to take Miller a little longer to reach his potential.

Another thing that doesn’t help is that he hasn’t played with the best quarterbacks. He played with Brock Osweiler as a rookie and mostly with Tom Savage this season.

It would be great if Miller could break out in 2018, but it may not happen until possibly 2019.

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Comment below and give us your thoughts on Miller. Will he ever be an impact player in the NFL?