Jeff Wilson Jr. should run wild vs. the Texans

Yahoo Sports’ Andy Behrens explains why the Dolphins RB should have a monster game against the Houston Texans in week 12.

Video Transcript

[AUDIO LOGO]

ANDY BEHRENS: It's time for a Spiced Take presented by Captain Morgan.

[AUDIO LOGO]

Jeff Wilson showed up in Miami and immediately took a man's job. He just played 61% of the snaps in his last game for Miami, handled 19 touches, gained 143 yards. He has become the number one running back, with Raheem Mostert in almost a rotational role. And now Wilson gets a Houston defense that ranks dead last against the run by a mile.

We're looking at 20 carries for Wilson this week. Let's call it, hmm, 133 scrimmage yards, 2 receptions, officially 1 touchdown but possibly 2. He is an absolute must-start this week.

The NFL's third annual Fan of the Year contest presented by Captain Morgan celebrates original and extraordinary fans. We're proud to announce the 32 team nominees who spice up the game through their love of football. Visit NFL.com/fanoftheyear to discover their stories and vote for the ultimate NFL Fan of the Year.