Found October 26, 2012 on Football Nation:
Washington Redskins (3-4):  The Washington Redskins come in with an outstanding rookie quarterback and running back duo.Robert Griffin III was the No. 2 overall pick and has lived up to the hype through the first seven weeks.Griffin ranks third in fantasy land at the quarterback position and is having plenty of success through the air and on the run.Alfred Morris was a sixth-round pick from Florida Atlantic University and was an unknown when offseasons began.Morris has taken control of the Redskins' backfield and is far from an unknown at this point. He is averaging 4.8 yards per carry and has 658 yards rushing to go along with five touchdowns through seven weeks.Pierre Garcon is likely to miss this week and a few more going forward with a foot ailment.Fred Davis is out for the year after suffering a ruptured Achilles.Chris Cooley has been re-signed by the Washington Redskins but Logan Paulsen could also push for some snaps this week as Cooley may need to get back into football ...
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