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Alfred Morris Skills Improving As Pass Catcher

Redskins coach Jay Gruden said running back Alfred Morris has "caught the ball very well" during training camp.Fantasy Spin:Morris caught just 20 passes for 155 yards combined in his first two seasons while carrying 611 yards for 2,888 yards and 20 TDs. Gruden likes to throw to his running backs so displaying better hands will help Morris stay on the field more often. He...
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25 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Redskins GM admits Robert Griffin III shouldn’t have played Week 1 in 2013

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said Monday on ESPN950 radio that quarterback Robert Griffin III  should not have opened the season as the starter a year ago. Allen said Griffin, who was coming off knee surgery to repair multiple ligaments, did not have enough practice time to get ready for an NFL season.  Griffin was cleared to practice, but then-coach Mike...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Alfred Morris lets everyone know, “I was made for this.”

“I’m very durable. I was made for this . . . I’m a workhorse. Whether it’s a big load or a light load, it really doesn’t matter. I’m just here to do whatever it takes to help my team win.” — Redskins running back Alfred Morris, last Friday One of the intriguing questions heading into the 2014 season is what the Washington version of Jay Gruden’s offense will look...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden on RGIII: ‘Happiness comes with wins’

Washington Redskins new coach Jay Gruden believes a happy Robert Griffin III could lead to more wins. “Happiness comes with wins,” Gruden said. “But nobody’s going to be happy if we’re 2-14. Our whole goal is to make sure we make him as comfortable as possible with this system and that when he’s out there on Sundays, he’s comfortable and feels good about the direction...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Roy Helu is set to play a huge role in the Redskins offense

It seems as if the general consensus is that Alfred Morris somehow had a down year last season. That simply isn’t true. Morris was just as much a beast in 2013 as he was in 2012. I mean, the guy ran for 1,275 yards and seven touchdowns, on 4.6 yards per carry, last season. That’s very good. Really, the only reason he didn’t reach his rookie numbers is the lack of carries...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Redskins win with an “average” offense? Part II: RB: Alfred Morris

Nothing has so turned Hog Heaven off to the NFL Top 100 list as the fact that Alfred Morris not on it. How can that be? Morris was the fourth-leading rusher in yards, with 10 rushes over 20-yards and seven touchdowns. His yards per attempt held up, 4.6 ypc in 2013, 4.8 in 2012. The good news? Morris delivered that down year performance when defenses lost their fear of RGIII running...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: RGIII says Alfred Morris is Team’s Biggest Weapon

Undoubtedly, the Washington Redskins have one of the most talented offensive units in all of football. Whether it’s effective or not in 2014, well that remains to be seen. There just aren’t many other teams that can match the pure talent of Robert Griffin III, Pierre Garcon, DeSean Jackson, and Jordan Reed. However, none of the aforementioned names are the Redskins biggest offensive...
Via Standing O Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris named 11th best in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse back not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s RB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris not ranked top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Redskins
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Five prospects who could be this year's Alfred Morris

"With the 173rd pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins select Alfred Morris, running back from Florida Atlantic."It's one of those late draft choices that few fans notice.1,613 rushing yards, 13 rushing touchdowns, and 259 fantasy points later, few NFL fans DON'T know who Alfred Morris is.It's one of those late-round home runs that GMs and scouts...
Via Football Nation
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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