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I don't think anybody saw this coming!Well, I'd suppose that the Redskins thought they could win, but I'm sure not in such a dominant fashion.The Washington Redskins marched into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in the season opener, leaving the Saints and their fans in shockThe Redskins started the season off with a 40-32 victory over the Saints that frankly, wasn't as close as the score leads us to believe.After watching the game, I picked up several points worth noting. Let us take a look at five things that we've learned through watching this game. Robert Griffin, IIIThe rookie quarterback had a career game. It just so happened to be his first ever as a NFL player. Griffin's 320 yards, came on 19-26 passing, with two touchdowns and no interceptions thrown. .With his 4.4 speed, Griffin eluded the Saints' defense all day making them account for both his ability to run, and pass while on the run.He stood in the pocket and passed with superb accuracy all game ...

This Might Be a Scary NFC East

The Cowboys’ season-opening win on Wednesday may have been a statement that the team can contend for the NFC East title. If week #1 is any indication, this will be quite a race. In the past decade, Dallas has usually been able to count on the Redskins struggling. That may not be the case any longer thanks to a couple of rookies. Robert Griffin III started the game against...

Juan Eye On: Alfred Morris

You like Shanahanigans, Juan? So, Alfred Morris was the ‘secret’ starter for the Redskins at New Orleans today.  He was the best RB in camp and probably deserved the start.  Morris looked decent running the ball today with 28/96, but the 2 TDs were the icing on the cake.  Can he keep it up?  Not if the evil Mike Shannahan and he his beety little eyes has anything to say about...

Mike Shanahan says Alfred Morris is their starting running back

According to Rich Tandler of Comcast Sports Net, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan has stated that running back Alfred Morris is their starter going forward. Shanahan: “Alfred right now is our starting running back.” — Rich Tandler (@Rich_Tandler) September 10, 2012 Morris was very impressive during Sunday’s big win over the Saints.

Alfred Morris is the hot fantasy RB pickup

Redskins rookie running back Alfred Morris looks like the most advisable fantasy addition after Week 1 of the NFL season. The sixth-round pick from Florida Atlantic was the Redskins’ leading rusher in their upset win over the Saints. Morris carried the ball 28 times for 96 yards and two short touchdowns in his NFL debut. He got almost all the action and didn’t even share carries...

Alfred Morris likely to start for Redskins

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Washington Redskins will start rookie Alfred Morris at running back for today’s week one game against New Orleans (Credit: AP Photo) Apparently the Washington Redskins want us to forget everything that was reported over the last week. Alfred Morris will most likely be the starter week one for the Redskins. In case you are counting, over...

Fantasy Football Alert: Rookie RB Alfred Morris to start for Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins under head coach Mike Shanahan have been a nightmare for fantasy football owners. This week is no different. The Redskins official website last week listed Evan Royster as the number one back for Washington. Despite what the website listed, Shanahan told the media he had already made up his mind, but refused to reveal which running back would receive the starting...

Alfred Morris Carries Heavy Workload For Washington

Redskins rookie Alfred Morris started and handled a heavy workload in Week 1, carrying the ball 28 times for 96 yards and two touchdowns.Fantasy Spin:Evan Royster and Roy Helu had two carries apiece. Don't go crazy trying to acquire Morris' services. Remember, Tim Hightower had 45 carries for 168 yards in the first two weeks last season.

Report: Rookie RB Morris to start for Redskins

Rookie Alfred Morris will start for the Redskins at New Orleans on Sunday, according to WRC-TV in Washington D.C. A rookie sixth-round pick out of Florida Atlantic, Morris enjoyed a strong preseason while second-year players Evan Royster and Roy Helu dealt with nagging injuries. All three players could see carries against the Saints.

Fantasy Football: 3 Sell High and Buy Low players after Week 1

Morris found the end zone twice on Sunday, and should be a sell high candidate Sell High: 1.) Alfred Morris RB, Washington Redskins Let’s face it you never can trust a Mike Shannahan RB. After listing Evan Royster as the No.1 RB all week, it was announced on Sunday that rookie Alfred Morris would be the Redskins starter in Week 1. Morris delivered in a big way, carrying the ball...

Redskins Victorious, Deliver Saints 1st Home Loss in Forever

Hail Victory Washington Redskins – 40 New Orleans Saints – 32 HTTR By now I am sure you are aware that the Washington Redskins went marching into Saints territory and did something that no team was able to do last year — win in New Orleans — and did it in a rather strong fashion. The much anticipated debut of Robert Griffin III lived up to everyone in Redskins Nation’s...

If You Liked It Then You Should Put a Claim On It: NFL Week 2 Waviers For 2012 Fantasy Football

With the first week in the books, let’s see who you can pick up to try and help you out from our friend, the waiver wire.  The percentage in the parenthesis next to the player with be the percentage unowned in ESPN leagues.  That saves me the hassle of writing ‘Available in 96% of ESPN leagues’ over and over.  Thanks me. Alfred Morris, WSH RB (85%) Morris took the lead back...

OH HELL YES, IT’S HERE – Your Week 1 Early Games Open Thread

RGIII and Tom Morello object to Paul Ryan wearing this shirt Weather in D.C. is actually pleasant – if you’re lucky – maybe three weeks out of the year. Usually it’s in September, once the crush of summer mugginess starts to lift. Today is one of those days. It’s immaculate outside. Gorgeousness and gorgeosity made flesh temperature. And yet ask me to do anything but sit...
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