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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- RG3 and the Washington Redskins are NFC East champions.
Robert Griffin III ran for a touchdown, and fellow rookie Alfred Morris rushed for 200 yards and three scores Sunday night as the Redskins won their first division title in 13 years by beating the Dallas Cowboys 28-18.
The Redskins are 10-6 and will host the Seattle Seahawks next Sunday, having won seven straight since their bye week. Washington is the first NFL team to rally from 3-6 to make the postseason since the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1996.
The Redskins would have been out of the postseason with a loss. Instead, the Cowboys will miss the playoffs for the third straight year. Dallas finished 8-8, stumbling in a do-or-die end-of-regular-season game for the third time in five years.
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Robert Griffin III helped the Washington Redskins win the NFC East for the first time since 1999 this year with his dynamic play at the quarterback position. Griffin led the league as a rookie in both pass yards per attempt (8.14, only player over 8) and rush yards per attempt (6.8, Adrian Peterson & C.J. Spiller were the only other players with at least 6 yards per attempt at...
Redskins tailback Alfred Morris had the game of his life Sunday against Dallas. He finished the night with 200 yards and three touchdowns on a career-high 33 carries as Washington clinched its first division title in 13 years.Fantasy Spin:Morris really picked the wrong year to be a rookie. Just about any other season, Morris' 1,613 rushing yards (2nd in the NFL and also a Redskins...
On the legs of Alfred Morris, Skins claim first NFC East title since 1999. [Boz]
Morris stat line: 33 carries, 200 yards, three TDs. Workhorse. [CSNW]
Playing second fiddle for perhaps first time ever, RGIII delivered. [USAT]
Redskins’ Haslett calls great game, including blitz in 4th quarter. [Insider]
Skins host Seattle next Sunday at 4:30 in Wild Card playoff game. Yep. [RR]...
Tonight, the Redskins hosted the Dallas Cowboys in a de-facto NFC East championship game, and the Robert Griffin III led team ground out a a victory, their seventh straight, to win the division for the first time since 1999.
The Redskins didn't throw the ball all over the field, but Griffin was efficient when he was called on to throw. Alfred Morris led the Redskins' ground...
On a night when rookies Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris led the Washington Redskins to the top of the NFC East, team owner Dan Snyder sought out a long-suffering veteran during the postgame celebration.
''He said you've known how it's felt around here the last seven years,'' defensive lineman Kedric Golston said. ''So this is a sweet time.'...
LANDOVER, Md. -- And the rookies shall lead them. Usual second banana Alfred Morris ran for three touchdowns and 200 yards, and quarterback Robert Griffin III rushed for another score as the Washington Redskins captured the NFC East championship with a 28-18 victory over the archrival Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night at raucous FedEx Field. Washington (10-6) won its seventh consecutive...
Handing out labels following Skins games. Today, a 28-18 victory over Dallas.
Alfred Morris — That was one of the great games in NFL history. Two hundred yards and three touchdowns in a division championship game against Dallas. It was the most rushing yards in a game by a Redskins rookie, and gives him a) the most yards in a season by a Redskins running back, b) the third...
IRVING, Texas — An elusive player like Robert Griffin III or Vince Young or the like usually leads to really good conversion rates on third down, and for the Texas A&M Aggies, that’s just what they’ve got in signal caller Johnny Manziel.
Now that the fake football season has come to an end, the team here at the Fix chimes in with our annual “End of Season Awards”
In part one, we looked at the biggest bust, waiver wire pickup of the year, biggest injury and “Mr. Reliable.”
Here in part two, we will name the “biggest tease”, “rookie of the year”, “MVP” and an early top ten for 2013.
Alfred Morris did a lot of celebrating in 2012, as he danced into the end zone for 10 touchdowns through 15 games. His fantasy owners were celebrating, too. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
Every year fantasy fanatics make two lists: sleepers and busts. But how many of those people re-visit those lists? 2012 certainly paid off for those who took a shot on a rookie, with running backs like...