Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/28/12
Could Alfred Morris wind up being the starter for Week 1? Well according to Chris Russell on Twitter, Redskins HC Mike Shanahan is certainly suggesting it. Shanny is basically sitting on his ever so old mantra of “we’ll play the best players…” which suggests that Alfred Morris could be that guy after torching the Indianapolis Colts for 107 rushing yards and a single TD. Washington has a bevy of running backs aside from Morris, but Morris is by far the healthiest and having the best preseason to date so it’s easy to assume he (Alfred Morris) could hold the most early season fantasy football value for owners. If Alfred Morris continues to shine, he’ll easily enter into RB Sleeper territory. Morris, like a few other RBs this season, is a guy you want to continue watching. Since the third preseason game of the year is sort of the “dress rehearsal” for the regular season, Morris’ performance may be enough for him to start in Week 1. Alfred Morris is not a guy that you will find in most F...
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