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Zach Miller | Tight End | #86

Team: Chicago Bears
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/4/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 243
College: Nebraska Omaha
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 6 (180) / JAC
Contract: view contract details

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Zach Miller snagged two-of-five targets for 40 yards Thursday in the Bears' Week 7 loss to the Packers.
Miller caught all of two passes but still managed to lead the team in receiving yards. All of his targets came in the fourth quarter. Miller has averaged just 49.7 yards per game over his last three outings and hasn't scored a touchdown during that span. He’ll be a back-end TE1 against the Vikings in Week 8. Oct 21 - 12:17 AM

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Zach Miller (ribs) is questionable for Week 7 against the Packers.

Miller was limited at practice this week. He'll be fine for Thursday night's game in Green Bay. Miller belongs in the TE1 conversation.
Oct 19 - 4:12 PM

Zach Miller (ribs) remained limited in Tuesday's practice.

Miller rarely, if ever, gets in full practices. The TE1 will be ready for Thursday night's game against the Packers.
Oct 18 - 3:07 PM

Zach Miller (ribs) was limited in Monday's practice.

Miller will be fine for Thursday night against the Packers as a legitimate TE1.
Oct 17 - 6:38 PM

Zach Miller caught 6-of-10 targets for 36 yards in the Bears' Week 6 loss to the Jaguars.

The targets were a season high, but Miller was essentially catching and falling this afternoon. Either way, he has at least six receptions in three of his past four games, and remains a red zone favorite. Miller is a legit TE1.
Oct 16 - 5:35 PM

Bears TE Zach Miller (ribs) is active for Week 6 against the Jaguars.

The Jags aren't a mouthwatering matchup, but Miller's usage has him in the every-week TE1 mix for the time being.
Oct 16 - 11:34 AM

Zach Miller (ribs) returned to Bears practice Thursday, getting in a limited session.

This is Miller's routine for the time being. He'll be a TE1 against the Jaguars.
Oct 13 - 6:46 PM

Zach Miller (ribs) did not practice Wednesday.

Miller followed this routine last week, missing practicing on Wednesday. He should be back Thursday. Miller looked like his normal self, posting a 7-73 line in Week 5. He'll again be back on the TE1 map against the Jaguars.
Oct 12 - 2:32 PM

Zach Miller caught 7-of-8 passes for 73 yards in Week 5 against the Colts.

It's another solid game from Miller, who had three touchdowns over the last two weeks. He didn't find the end-zone, but remained a major part of the pass offense. Miller will be a mid-range TE1 for Week 6 against Jacksonville.
Oct 9 - 5:27 PM

Zach Miller (ribs) will play against the Colts in Week 5.

Miller will get the green light after getting in two limited practices this week. He's hauled in 11-of-14 targets for 109 yards and three touchdowns over his last two games. Miller be in the TE1 mix Sunday against a Colts team that ranks in the bottom 10 in passing yards allowed.
Oct 9 - 8:14 AM

Zach Miller (ribs) is questionable for Week 5 against the Colts.

Miller remained limited at Friday's practice. He's in no danger of missing Sunday's game in Indy. Miller has snagged three touchdowns over his last two games and should be considered a TE1 until further notice.
Oct 7 - 4:00 PM

Zach Miller (ribs) returned to a limited practice on Thursday.

The Bears may have been managing his reps on Wednesday. It looks like he'll be good to go for Week 5. Miller has scored three touchdowns over his last two contests and should be treated as a TE1 in a plus matchup Sunday against the Colts.
Oct 6 - 2:42 PM

Zach Miller (ribs) is not practicing Wednesday.

Miller is coming off back-to-back 8-78-2 and 3-31-1 receiving lines in Brian Hoyer's two starts. He's an elite TE1 streamer this week against the Colts, but this now throws a wrench into things. Check back on Miller Thursday.
Oct 5 - 2:36 PM

Zach Miller caught 3-of-3 targets for 31 yards and one touchdown in the Bears' Week 4 win over the Lions.

Miller came into the game as a near-lock to find the end zone. The Lions continue to give up touchdowns to opposing tight ends, as they've now surrendered 18 to the position in their last 20 games dating back to last season's opener. Miller has now scored three times in the past two weeks with Brian Hoyer under center. Miller will be a TE1 again next week at the Colts.
Oct 2 - 5:12 PM

Zach Miller caught 8-of-9 targets for 78 yards and two touchdowns in Week 3 against Dallas.

Miller scored both of Chicago’s touchdowns, including one a fourth-and-goal pass from Brian Hoyer in the third quarter. He’s been more involved under Hoyer the last two weeks, and is settling in as the No. 2 pass game option. Miller will be a touchdown-dependent TE2 for a matchup with Detroit in Week 4.
Sep 25 - 11:54 PM

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