Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris needed only four months to put the Washington Redskins in a place they haven't been this millennium - on top of the NFC East.
Led by a pair of rookies serenaded loudly and lovingly as ''R-G-3!'' and ''Al-fred Mor-ris!,'' the Redskins claimed their first division title since 1999, beating the archrival Dallas Cowboys 28-18 Sunday night in a winner-take-all finale to end the NFL's regular season.
First-round pick Griffin ran for 63 yards and a touchdown, and Morris - the out-of-nowhere sixth-rounder from Florida Atlantic - ran for 200 and three scores. He set the franchise single-season rushing record for the Redskins (10-6), who revived the season behind their quarterback's talent and leadership to win seven straight after their bye week. They are the first NFL team to rally from 3-6 to make the playoffs since the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1996.
Washington will host the Seattle Seahawks next Sunday, the...