New Orleans Saints vs Green Bay Packers: Three bold predictions

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Kendre Miller
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Number One: Kendre Miller rushes for over 100 yards & a touchdown

The New Orleans Saints have already seen some unlikely names stand out in the early going of this season from guys like Tony Jones Jr., Carl Granderson, and Zach Baun, but the Saints' third-round draft pick will be the one to make his impact on Sunday. Kendre Miller has missed both games to start the season with an injury, but his full participation in practices all week lead me to believe that he will not only be active for week three, but be the lead back.

The Saints are currently down Alvin Kamara with a suspension and Jamaal Williams with an injury, leaving just Miller and Tony Jones Jr. on the active roster. We saw Tony Jones Jr find the end zone twice against the Carolina Panthers last week after Williams went down, which leads me to believe that Miller could receive the ball quite a bit and have productivity.

Miller has huge potential to be a Dalvin Cook-type of running back for the Saints. He has great burst and is patient enough to let holes develop with the ball in his hands. Miller was a third-round draft pick by the Saints this year, and has received a ton of buzz all offseason about his ability to be a perfect compliment back to Kamara.

The Packers gave up 124 rushing yards to rookie running back Bijan Robinson last week, and overall they seem susceptible to allowing big plays in the rushing game. Miller, if given the opportunity, could have a huge game on Sunday.