Run Ryan, run.
As Redskins fans got a glimpse of last year, running back Ryan Torain has the ability to put the team on his back and flat-out produce. He finished the day with 19 rushes for 135 yards, and a 7.1 yards per carry average. This was his fourth career 100-yard game, and the second-highest production of his career.
He was also your runaway (pun intended) winner of Most Valuable Redskin with 68 percent of the vote.
But credit cannot be taken away from Tim Hightower today, either. Despite getting bottled up on the ground, he was solid in pass protection, and once again saved the day by keeping Rams points off the board. In Week 1 against the Giants, it was Hightower that was the last line of defense against a fumble recovery for a touchdown. Today, it was Hightower again who chased down Justin King’s interception return to prevent the touchdown. These are the unselfish efforts that make or break a team on the field and in the locker room.
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