Originally written October 04, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
With every performance, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is proving worth the mega-hype he has been receiving. However, even though he's on pace to become the first NFL quarterback to run for 1,000 yards, Griffin isn't Washington's top rusher or even its No. 1 rookie on the ground. Those distinctions belong to running back Alfred Morris, the 173rd overall selection in April's draft, who ranks behind only NFL veterans Marshawn Lynch, Jammal Charles, LeSean McCoy and Arian Foster with 376 rushing yards. And only Foster has more touchdowns than Morris' four. Morris is on pace for 1,504 yards, which would leave him just four shy of Clinton Portis' rookie record total for a back coached by Mike Shanahan. "(Alfred) can make the first person miss, which a lot of people can’t do in the National Football League," Shanahan said. "He’s extremely tough. He’s very smart. (He has a) no-nonsense type mindset that he’s going to go out t...
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