Found September 09, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Redskins rookie running back Alfred Morris looks like the most advisable fantasy addition after Week 1 of the NFL season. The sixth-round pick from Florida Atlantic was the Redskins’ leading rusher in their upset win over the Saints.
Morris carried the ball 28 times for 96 yards and two short touchdowns in his NFL debut. He got almost all the action and didn’t even share carries with Evan Royster or Roy Helu like many expected.
Royster entered the game listed as the No. 1 running back on the Skins’ depth chart, but even he wasn’t confident he’d see a majority of the carries. Helu is coming of an Achilles’ tendon injury, so he wasn’t expected to lead the team in carries, but he was still used less than many expected.
The final breakdown was 28 carries for Morris, and just two for both Royster and Helu, though Helu did catch three passes. Even fullback Darrel Young had as many carries as Royster and Helu.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan is extraordinarily aggravating when it comes to ma...
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The Cowboys’ season-opening win on Wednesday may have been a statement that the team can contend for the NFC East title. If week #1 is any indication, this will be quite a race.
In the past decade, Dallas has usually been able to count on the Redskins struggling. That may not be the case any longer thanks to a couple of rookies.
Robert Griffin III started the game against the...
According to Rich Tandler of Comcast Sports Net, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan has stated that running back Alfred Morris is their starter going forward.
Shanahan: “Alfred right now is our starting running back.”
— Rich Tandler (@Rich_Tandler) September 10, 2012
Morris was very impressive during Sunday’s big win over the Saints.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Washington Redskins will start rookie Alfred Morris at running back for today’s week one game against New Orleans (Credit: AP Photo)
Apparently the Washington Redskins want us to forget everything that was reported over the last week. Alfred Morris will most likely be the starter week one for the Redskins. In case you are counting, over...
The Washington Redskins under head coach Mike Shanahan have been a nightmare for fantasy football owners. This week is no different. The Redskins official website last week listed Evan Royster as the number one back for Washington. Despite what the website listed, Shanahan told the media he had already made up his mind, but refused to reveal which running back would receive the starting...
Rookie Alfred Morris will start for the Redskins at New Orleans on Sunday, according to WRC-TV in Washington D.C. A rookie sixth-round pick out of Florida Atlantic, Morris enjoyed a strong preseason while second-year players Evan Royster and Roy Helu dealt with nagging injuries. All three players could see carries against the Saints.
Redskins rookie Alfred Morris started and handled a heavy workload in Week 1, carrying the ball 28 times for 96 yards and two touchdowns.Fantasy Spin:Evan Royster and Roy Helu had two carries apiece. Don't go crazy trying to acquire Morris' services. Remember, Tim Hightower had 45 carries for 168 yards in the first two weeks last season.
Morris found the end zone twice on Sunday, and should be a sell high candidate
1.) Alfred Morris RB, Washington Redskins
Let’s face it you never can trust a Mike Shannahan RB. After listing Evan Royster as the No.1 RB all week, it was announced on Sunday that rookie Alfred Morris would be the Redskins starter in Week 1. Morris delivered in a big way, carrying the ball...
Washington Redskins – 40 New Orleans Saints – 32
By now I am sure you are aware that the Washington Redskins went marching into Saints territory and did something that no team was able to do last year — win in New Orleans — and did it in a rather strong fashion.
The much anticipated debut of Robert Griffin III lived up to everyone in Redskins Nation’s...
With the first week in the books, let’s see who you can pick up to try and help you out from our friend, the waiver wire. The percentage in the parenthesis next to the player with be the percentage unowned in ESPN leagues. That saves me the hassle of writing ‘Available in 96% of ESPN leagues’ over and over. Thanks me.
Alfred Morris, WSH RB (85%) Morris took the lead back...
I don't think anybody saw this coming!Well, I'd suppose that the Redskins thought they could win, but I'm sure not in such a dominant fashion.The Washington Redskins marched into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in the season opener, leaving the Saints and their fans in shockThe Redskins started the season off with a 40-32 victory over the Saints that frankly, wasn...