The Insider: Redskins running backs


Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Helu has secured roster spot behind Morris at tailback

Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan says other backup running back spots remain up for grabs.

By Mark Maske  |  07:02 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins running backs, Roy Helu

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Redskins bring back RB Keiland Williams, cut Ryan Grant

Williams could challenge Evan Royster for third-down duties.

By Mike Jones  |  12:47 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  keiland williams, Redskins roster moves, Redskins running backs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/27/2012

And the NFL’s referees are back!

The NFL's referees are back! Also, a comparison of the Redskins' backfield a year ago and now, and a look at which NFC teams stand in the way of a Redskins playoff appearance.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC worry index, NFL referees, Opening kick, Redskins running backs, Redskins-Buccaneers, Referee lockout, Replacement refs, Roy Helu, Running backs, Ryan Grant, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Week 4

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Ryan Grant eager to contribute for Redskins

Newly-signed running back Ryan Grant said that his familiarity with the zone-blocking scheme that the Redskins run, the talent that Robert Griffin III boasts and Mike Shanahan’s coaching track record made him want to sign with Washington on Tuesday night.

By Mike Jones  |  12:51 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins running backs, Running backs, Ryan Grant

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Ryan Grant agrees to deal with Redskins

The former Green Bay Packer is brought in to bolster Washington's banged-up corps of running backs.

By Mike Jones  |  07:15 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster, Redskins running backs, Ryan Grant

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Redskins RB Alfred Morris sees room for improvement

Alfred Morris said after reviewing the game individually and with his coaches, he saw plenty of room for improvement

By Mike Jones  |  01:35 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins running backs

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Alfred Morris reaffirms Mike Shanahan’s confidence

Rookie will remain the Washington Redskins’ starting running back following his solid debut Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  06:06 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins running backs

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Alfred Morris to start? Coach Mike Shanahan’s history says yes

Redskins' sixth-round pick is expected to start.

By Jason Reid  |  12:22 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins running backs

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 09/05/2012

After lengthy stint on the sidelines, FB Darrel Young says he’s ready to go

After missing the entire preseason, Redskins' only fullback says he is ready to play against the New Orleans Saints.

By Mike Jones  |  01:41 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrel Young; running backs, Redskins fullbacks, Redskins injuries, Redskins offense, Redskins running backs, Redskins running backss, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Redskins RB Alfred Morris: Parents’ example is key to his success

Once a longshot to even make the roster, rookie RB could start when Redskins play New Orleans Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  11:44 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Offense, Redskins running backs

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Redskins discussing trade involving WR Anthony Armstrong, RB Steve Slaton

The Redskins and Dolphins are discussing a trade that would send wide receiver Anthony Armstrong to Miami for running back Steve Slaton.

By Mike Jones  |  01:13 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Redskins running backs; redskins roster moves;, Redskins wide receivers