Found September 29, 2012 on Football Nation:
Washington Redskins @ Tampa Bay BuccaneersWashington: The Redskins lost a shootout with the Bengals in Week 3, and really the only reason they were in the game in the first place was the stellar play of Robert Griffin III.Through three weeks, RGIII is the leading scorer in most fantasy scoring formats, which is huge considering he very likely wasn’t even drafted as a QB1. The question is, how long can RGIII’s body hold up?While he can’t possibly continue to sustain this kind of punishment, it isn’t out of the question that because of his youth and evasiveness he could avoid injury this year; but still, he’s a risk every time he carries the ball as a runner.Lost in the shuffle of how good RGIII has been is how good 6th round pick Alfred Morris has been as well.Now that Roy Helu went on IR, Morris is even more valuable. Of course, Shanahan’s backfield shenanigans popped up again, this time with the signing of Ryan Grant. As long as Morris keeps on being productive though, he won’t giv...
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