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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.''
The Redskins are division champions for the first time since 1999, beating the Dallas Cowboys 28-18 Sunday in a winner-take-all end to the NFL's regular season. Washington (10-6) has won seven straight games and will host the Seattle Seahawks next Sunday.
How long ago was 1999? It was six Redskins head coaches ago.
''I've been here for the 4-12, the bad times, almost being the joke of the NFL,'' said Golston, who came along in 2006. ''But to do this with this group of guys - the old and the new - it's good to be here.''
Certainly, Sunday night was mostl...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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)
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