The Insider: Alfred Morris


Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Ten Redskins to receive six-figure compensation bonuses

The money is alloted through an NFL program designed designed to compensate players with lower salaries who played more than their contracts would have suggested.

By Mike Jones  |  07:12 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, contracts, David Amerson, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Niles Paul, Perry Riley, Roy Helu, Tyler Polumbus. Alfred Morris

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Redskins trio falls short at Pro Bowl

The Washington Redskins’ three Pro Bowl players fell short in their quest for a victory as Team Sanders lost 22-21 to Team Rice in Hawaii on Sunday night.

By Mike Jones  |  10:05 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Brian Orakpo, Pro Bowl, Trent Williams

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Brian Orakpo headed to third Pro Bowl

Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo will make his third Pro Bowl appearance, the team confirmed on Tuesday.

By Mike Jones  |  02:58 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Brian Orakpo, Pro Bowl, Trent Williams

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Alfred Morris will play in Pro Bowl

Originally selected as an alternate, Redskins second-year running back will head to Hawaii.

By Mike Jones  |  03:12 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Pro Bowl, Running backs

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Redskins select Alfred Morris as 2013 Walter Payton Man of the Year winner

The Washington Redskins announced Friday morning that running back Alfred Morris earned the team’s 2013 Walter Payton Man of the Year award, which honors players for their community service and volunteer work.

By Mike Jones  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris

Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 12/15/2013

Alfred Morris laments his two lost fumbles

Running back says he’s ‘very disappointed in myself.’

By Mark Maske  |  07:44 PM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins vs. Falcons, Running backs, turnovers, Week 15

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 12/04/2013

How the Giants limited Alfred Morris and the Redskins’ running game

New York used a variety of defensive fronts to unleash a defense dedicated to stopping the Redskins running back, which worked but left other runs open.

By Mark Bullock  |  10:26 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Chris Chester, Kory Lichtensteiger, Kyle Shanahan, Logan Paulsen, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, read option, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, The Outsider, video, Week 13, Week 14, Will Montgomery

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Alfred Morris’s lack of carries due to Giants’ defensive approach, Mike Shanahan says

Running back Alfred Morris had only 11 rushing attempts in the Redskins’ loss to the Giants.

By Mark Maske  |  05:15 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Mike Shanahan, Week 14

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Redskins mailbag: Josh LeRibeus, offseason changes and more

Mike Jones tackles questions from readers, including those asking why Josh LeRibeus can’t catch and why Alfred Morris is no threat to catch a pass.

By Mike Jones  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, contracts, FedEx Field, josh leribeus, Mailbag, offseason, Robert Griffin III, Week 14

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss to the Giants

The Washington Redskins’ second-half slide continued in their third consecutive loss.

By Mike Jones  |  11:09 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Mike Shanahan, observations, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, Week 13

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Alfred Morris: Redskins didn’t have ‘the greatest of weeks’ in practice

‘We just didn’t show up,’ running back says of Monday night’s performance.

By Mark Maske  |  10:35 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Practice reports, Redskins vs. 49ers, Week 12, Week 13

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Position-by-position review: Was it Robert Griffin III’s worst game?

Mark Bullock takes a closer look at Robert Griffin III, Brian Orakpo, David Amerson and the offensive line.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:55 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Brandon Meriweather, Brian Orakpo, cornerbacks, David Amerson, defensive line, inside linebackers, Offensive line, outside linebackers, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Eagles, Reed Doughty, Robert Griffin III, Running backs, Safeties, The Outsider, tight ends, Week 11, Wide Receivers

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 11/16/2013

Redskins’ Alfred Morris doing more with less in second season

Used less than last year, Morris appears to have resumed his role as Washington’s workhorse running back.

By Mike Jones  |  01:44 PM ET, 11/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Kyle Shanahan hopes for better start on offense against Eagles this time

‘I’m just looking forward to hopefully being in a normal game with them,’ offensive coordinator says.

By Mark Maske  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Kyle Shanahan, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 11

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Should the Redskins be more like the Chiefs?

The Chiefs are winning with a conservative offense. Is it an approach that could work for Washington?

By Desmond Bieler  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Kansas City Chiefs, Opening kick, poll, Redskins vs. Eagles, Roy Helu Jr., Running backs, Week 11

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Redskins vs. Vikings: Five story lines to follow Thursday night

FIVE STORY LINES | The Redskins didn’t have much time to prep for Thursday night’s game vs. Vikings.

By Mike Jones  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Josh Morgan, Kai Forbath, London Fletcher, Perry Riley, Redskins vs. Vikings, Robert Griffin III, story lines, Week 10

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 10/30/2013

How the Redskins set up a key play in the Broncos game

Although the play was ultimately unsuccessful, Mark Bullock shows how the Redskins used a staple of their offense even after the Broncos wouldn’t bite on it at first.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:17 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Alfred Morris, Josh Morgan, Kyle Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Broncos, The Outsider

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Morris and Moss address the second-half play-calling

Alfred Morris, Santana Moss address second-half play calls.

By Gene Wang  |  02:29 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Kyle Shanahan, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Broncos, Santana Moss

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/28/2013

Return of offensive struggles rekindles frustrations

A week after producing one of their best offensive outputs in years, the Redskins’ offense regressed against the Denver Broncos on Sunday and struggled to extend drives and capitalize on prime opportunities that could’ve given them the win.

By Mike Jones  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Offense, Redskins vs. Broncos, Robert Griffin III, video

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/23/2013

How the Redskins adjusted to the Bears’ attempts to stop the run

A closer look at Kyle Shanahan’s counter-moves to the Bears’ schemes to slow down Alfred Morris and the run game.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Chris Chester, he Outsider, Kyle Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Bears, The Outsider

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Red zone struggles, miscommunications baffle Redskins players

Redskins players expressed concern other offensive miscues that kept them from capitalizing on prime opportunities Sunday night.

By Mike Jones  |  03:35 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Offense, offensive philosophy, Offensive struggles, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, Trent Williams

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Morris, Reed, Forbath practice fully for Redskins

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that running back Alfred Morris, place kicker Kai Forbath and tight end Jordan Reed all practiced fully after nursing various injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  12:45 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, brandon jenkins, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Paulsen practices; Reed, Morris both expect to play for Redskins vs. Cowboys

Tight ends Logan Paulsen and Jordan Reed both practiced Monday and expressed encouragement over their progress. Meanwhile, running back Alfred Morris also practiced and expects to play Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:21 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 09/30/2013

Alfred Morris says his bruised ribs are 'nothing serious'

Running back says the Redskins' early bye week is 'perfect timing' for him after he was hurt Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  04:33 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Injuries, Running backs

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 09/30/2013

The Outsider: A position-by-position look at how the offense performed against the Raiders

Our new Outsider, Mark Bullock, gives a detailed review of each offensive unit's play in Oakland.

By Mark Bullock  |  01:04 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Offensive line, Outsider, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Raiders, Robert Griffin III, Running backs, The Outsider, tight ends, Wide Receivers

Posted at 10:53 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Roy Helu gives Redskins a boost after Alfred Morris hurt

Backup tailback fills in nicely after Alfred Morris exits with a rib injury.

By Mark Maske  |  10:53 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins vs. Raiders, Roy Helu Jr., Running backs

Posted at 09:35 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Redskins injuries: Alfred Morris has bruised ribs

The Redskins starting running back Alfred Morris left the third quarter of Sunday's 24-14 win over the Oakland Raiders having suffered what the team described as a rib contusion.

By Mike Jones  |  09:35 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Raiders, Roy Helu Jr., Running backs, tight ends

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 09/19/2013

Morris expects more option plays as season progresses

But second-year tailback says that’s the least of the team’s worries at the moment.

By Mark Maske  |  08:32 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, offensive philosophy, Robert Griffin III, zone read

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Alfred Morris laments lack of preseason work

Despite showing improvement from Week 1 to Week 2, Redskins running back Alfred Morris said on Wednesday that he still doesn’t yet feel like himself.

By Mike Jones  |  04:27 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Running backs

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 09/14/2013

Morris says his opening-night performance was quickly put aside

Second-year running back is not concerned his struggles against the Eagle might be a sign of things to come this season.

By Mark Maske  |  09:35 AM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Esiason: Redskins’ Griffin, Morris could learn from struggles

The tumultuous start to the season for Robert Griffin III and sidekick Alfred Morris proved alarming on Monday night, but could pay off in the long run, former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason believes.

By Mike Jones  |  11:46 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins vs. Packers, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Who handles running backs better: Mike Shanahan or Bill Belichick?

The Patriots coach yanked Steven Ridley after one lost fumble; the Redskins coach kept in Alfred Morris even though he committed a turnover and then dropped a pitch. Is one method better than the other?

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Bill Belichick, Mike Shanahan, New England Patriots, Opening kick

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Alfred Morris putting Week 1 struggles behind him

A day removed from Monday night’s struggle-filled season-opening loss to the Eagles, Alfred Morris still had few answers for what led to such a sloppy performance.

By Mike Jones  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins vs. Eagles, Running backs

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Redskins vs. Eagles: Five story lines to follow in Monday night’s game

The Washington Redskins are almost there. On Monday night they at last open their season against the Philadelphia Eagles.

By Mike Jones  |  12:01 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Baccari Rambo, brandon jenkins, Brandon Meriweather, Chris Thompson, David Amerson, Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, story lines, Week 1

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Alfred Morris will use team success to gauge his own

Alfred Morris set a high bar for himself when he rushed for 1,613 yards and 13 touchdowns as a rookie.

By Mike Jones  |  04:47 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 season outlook, Alfred Morris, running back

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 08/24/2013

Morris says NFL's new crown-of-the-helmet rule not a concern for him

"I don't lower my head.... I lower my shoulder," Redskins' second-year running back says.

By Mark Maske  |  11:01 AM ET, 08/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, NFL safety, Running backs

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Mike Shanahan confident Redskins RB Alfred Morris will be highly productive again

Redskins coach says second-year running back is "going to be a guy that just keeps on getting better."

By Mark Maske  |  10:39 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Running backs, Training camp

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Mazda is refurbishing Alfred Morris's 1991 626

Redskins running back Alfred Morris reveals that his beloved 1991 Mazda 626 did not make the trip to training camp, and temporarily is not on the road.

By Mike Jones  |  02:59 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Running backs, Training camp

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 07/23/2013

More on Alfred Morris and the zone read

Additional analysis on Redskins running back Alfred Morris and his success using -- and not using -- zone-read plays last season.

By Keith McMillan  |  02:37 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, offensive philosophy, RGIII, Running backs

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 06/15/2013

Kyle Shanahan not worried about style when looking for backup to Morris

Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said talent and production will decide who he selects as his No. 2 running back, and that style doesn't carry much importance.

By Mike Jones  |  07:01 AM ET, 06/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Kyle Shanahan, Running backs

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Shanahan: Alfred Morris can thrive in any system

Defensive coordinators on the Redskins' schedule will devote a fair amount of film study to running back Alfred Morris, looking for ways to contain him.

By Mike Jones  |  01:02 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Mike Shanahan, Running backs

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 05/29/2013

How many Redskins belong in the NFC East's best players under 25?

Besides Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris, which Redskins under 25 are worth getting excited about? How does Washington's young talent compare with that of its division rivals?

By Keith McMillan  |  04:04 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, RGIII, Rookies, Roy Helu

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Is Alfred Morris the Redskins' best player?

Depending on whose list you consult, the second-year running back might be a smidge ahead of Robert Griffin III, Trent Williams and London Fletcher.

By Keith McMillan  |  02:40 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, London Fletcher, Robert Griffin III, Trent Williams

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Alfred Morris says he left a lot of yards on the field last year

The Redskins running back remains as likeable as ever, and says he left a lot of yards on the field last year.

By Keith McMillan  |  11:35 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Running backs

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Offseason questions: Do the Redskins need help in the backfield?

Alfred Morris established himself as Washington's workhorse back, but there are lingering questions about his backups.

By Mike Jones  |  11:43 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Evan Royster, offseason questions, Redskins, Reserve running backs, Roy Helu, Running backs

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 02/01/2013

Rookie of the year winner to be announced Saturday night

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and his fans will learn on Saturday night if he will cap his impressive first season in the NFL with rookie of the year honors.

By Mike Jones  |  12:08 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Robert Griffin III, Rookie of the Year

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Robert Griffin, Alfred Morris, London Fletcher honored

Griffin was named Pro Football Weekly/Pro Football Writers of America Rookie of the Year and NFL offensive rookie of the year.

By Mike Jones  |  01:09 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, London Fletcher, Redskin awards, Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 01/02/2013

'Just another day at the office' for Alfred Morris, Redskins' other star rookie

'Just another day at the office' for Alfred Morris, Redskins' other star rookie

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:11 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Alfred Morris's impact on Redskins' offense may be less than it seems

Rookie's stellar season depended on innovative scheme and offensive line

By Brian Burke  |  01:57 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Insider Squared, Redskins, Redskins offense

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 01/02/2013

Alfred Morris named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Redskins running back Alfred Morris earned NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors following his performance against the Cowboys, the NFL announced Wednesday morning.

By Mike Jones  |  11:19 AM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 12/16/2012

Alfred Morris reaches more rushing milestones

Alfred Morris tops the 1,300-yard mark, and sets Redskins rookie touchdown rushing record.

By Mike Jones  |  05:56 PM ET, 12/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Shanahan not worried about Alfred Morris's fumbles

Team will practice stripping the ball from running back to help him with ball security

By Mike Jones  |  04:14 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins, Redskins-Ravens

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 12/09/2012

Alfred Morris breaks Redskins rookie record for carries in a season

After breaking the franchise record for yards gained by a rookie in one season, Redskins running back Alfred Morris set the team mark Sunday for carries in a season by a rookie.

By Mike Jones  |  02:02 PM ET, 12/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins-Ravens

Posted at 09:44 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Alfred Morris surpasses 1,000-yard rushing mark

Running back is closing in on Reggie Brooks's rookie rushing record.

By Mike Jones  |  09:44 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins-Giants

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 12/02/2012

Alfred Morris shows no signs of wearing down as 1,000-yard mark approaches

The Redskin’s Alfred Morris needs just 18 yards to become the team’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 2008.

By Mike Jones  |  02:30 PM ET, 12/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Several rushing milestones within reach for Alfred Morris this week

Rookie running back Alfred Morris has several rushing milestones in his reach and could achieve them when his team hosts the Giants on Monday.

By Mike Jones  |  09:18 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Robert Griffin III, Alfred Morris nominated for weekly honors

Both are up for Rookie of the Week, which Griffin has won four times

By Mike Jones  |  11:41 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Alfred Morris voted rookie of the week

Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris has been voted Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week following a week-long fan vote on NFL.com.

By Mike Jones  |  04:26 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Alfred Morris continues impressive start, joins elite company

RB joins Eric Dickerson as the only rookie in NFL history to rush for at least 75 yards in each of his first five games.

By Mike Jones  |  11:46 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 10/05/2012

What would you like to see the Redskins accomplish vs. the Falcons?

For starters, the secondary is going to have to step up if the Redskins are to have a chance at picking up a win against the Falcons.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:23 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Atlanta Falcons, DeAngelo Hall, Falcons vs. Redskins, Josh Wilson, Opening kick, Redskins pass rush, Redskins secondary, Redskins-Falcons, Robert Griffin III, Week 5

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Robert Griffin III, Alfred Morris off to record-setting starts

The top two rookie rushers in the NFL are Alfred Morris and Robert Griffin III

By Mike Jones  |  04:16 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins' rushing, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Alfred Morris surpasses century mark in win

Washington Redskins rookie running back Alfred Morris continues to blossom, rushing for a career-high 113 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries in his team’s 24-22 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

By Mike Jones  |  11:40 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins-Buccaneers

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012

The Bengals are beatable, but could be trouble

In looking at the Bengals, there appears a team that's solid but not spectacular. It's one the Redskins could be, but only if they play well.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Bengals vs. Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, Jim Haslett, Opening kick, punt coverage, Week 3

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 07:58 AM ET, 09/10/2012

What was real, and what was a mirage against the Saints?

What did we see against the Saints that looks sustainable, and what was remarkably fortunate it went the Redskins' way?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:58 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Jim Haslett, New Orleans Saints, Opening kick, RGIII, Week 1

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 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