Category: Alfred Morris

Alfred Morris On Avoiding the Rookie Wall, His Humble Personality and His 1991 Mazda 626

Friday, January 4th, 2013

The majority of the attention with regard to Washington Redskins football this year has been on Robert Griffin III, but another rookie -- one who was drafted 171 spots behind RG3 -- is also tearing up the league. Never mind John Riggins, Clinton Portis, Larry Brown, Terry Allen, Earnest Byner ...

Mike Shanahan on Thigh Pads, Penalties and Getting Hot at the Right Time

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Amazingly, the Washington Redskins control their own destiny in December. They've been hammered by injuries and have an extremely young roster, but with rookies fueling the offense, Mike Shanahan's team can make things very interesting in the NFC East if they can pull of a win at home against the ...

Mike Shanahan: With 2011 Giants in mind, Redskins are “Right in the Thick of Things”

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Mike Shanahan knows that the future is bright for his Washington Redskins, but he says he refuses to give up on 2012 despite a 3-6 start. He's made it clear that he's now evaluating talent for 2013 and beyond, but the 2011 New York Giants taught Shanahan that you're never ...

Alfred Morris on NFL Debut: “We came to win. That was huge on that stage and in the Saints backyard.”

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

It may have been a surprise that the Washington Redskins didn't name Roy Helu their starting running back over the weekend, but Alfred Morris proved himself worthy on Sunday. The rookie running back made his NFL debut against the Saints, rushing for 96 yards and two touchdowns. Morris, an undrafted rookie ...

New Washington Redskins Back Alfred Morris Absolutely Hates Defenses

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

The running back carousel in Washington looks as though it might stop with Alfred Morris coming out as the No. 1 guy. Who's Alfred Morris? That's a reasonable question, because the dude is a rookie sixth-round pick out of Florida Atlantic who wasn't a factor in any NFL equations until ...