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Lamar Miller sets record with 97-yard TD run

Lamar Miller showed off his speed on Monday Night Football scoring on a 97-yard touchdown run, the longest play from scrimmage in team history.

"Yeah, that was a well-blocked play, very well-blocked play," head coach Bill O'Brien said. "I thought guys really executed well for the most part all night in the running game. That was a good example of it. Then Lamar turned it on. He got out in the open, did a great job. Lamar has been a pro for us since the day he walked in here. So it was nice to see him be able to get that type of run."

After a fourth-down stop against the Titans, Houston's offense began the scoring drive at 3-yard line. Miller took the handoff from Deshaun Watson and never looked back, speeding past every Titans defender and not stopping until he found the endzone. Miller's touchdown run gave Houston a 21-10 lead with 9:22 left in the second quarter.

"I give all the credit to the offensive line," Miller said after the game. "They did a great job at giving me, (Alfred) Blue and Deshaun (Watson) opportunities ot run the ball. I just took advantage of the opportunity."

The seven-year veteran's 97-yard run is the longest rushing score in the NFL since he did it as a Miami Dolphin on Dec. 28, 2014 against the Jets. Miller now has 30 career rushing touchdowns and ranks third in Texans history with seven 100-yard rushing performances.

Miller finished the game with 12 carries for 162 yards, averaging 13.5 yards per rush, and a touchdown.

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