Alfred Morris | RB | Washington Redskins
Posted: 10/11/2013 9:12pm et
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris (ribs) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 11, and is probable for Week 6.
Huddle Up: The Skins' bye week came at a good time for Morris' fantasy owners as the RB might've been forced to sit out Week 5.
Posted: 10/10/2013 8:14pm et
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris (ribs) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 10.
Huddle Up: That's 2 full workouts in 2 days for Morris, who also had the benefit of the bye last week to get healthy.
Posted: 9/30/2013 3:38pm et
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris (ribs) said the X-rays on his injured ribs came back negative, but is not sure when he will be able to play again.
Huddle Up: This is good news for his fantasy owners. if you own him, run out and get Roy Helu if you have waiver priority.
Posted: 9/29/2013 7:08pm et
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris (ribs) was taken to the locker room during the third quarter of the Week 4 game against the Oakland Raiders. The initial diagnosis was a rib contusion, but he will obviously undergo further testing.
Huddle Up: Hopefully it's nothing serious for Morris, but Roy Helu becomes a huge pickup if Morris is going to miss any time.
Posted: 9/10/2013 1:44pm et
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris lost a fumble on his first carry of the season in the Week 1 game Monday, Sept. 9, against the Philadelphia Eagles. He also mishandled a pitch from QB Robert Griffin III on the sixth play of the game which led to a safety. Morris was able to recover somewhat, finishing with 12 carries for 45 yards and a touchdown, and he added a nine-yard reception.
Huddle Up: Many were counting on a big night from Morris going up against a suspect Philly defense, but the Skins' early turnover problems and expanding deficit forced the team to the air more than it wanted to and short-circuited any plans for a big Morris workload.
Posted: 8/14/2013 10:21am et
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris has been working to improve his pass protection skills during training camp.
Huddle Up: Anything Morris can do to stay on the field on third downs is a positive development, as a healthy Roy Helu lurks to take away snaps on passing downs.
Posted: 7/7/2013 1:47pm et
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris said he is feeling more comfortable entering this season than he was last season. 'Last year, I was going in there like a lost little puppy,' Morris said. 'This year, having had that experience and gaining that knowledge of last year, I'm a lot more confident and more comfortable. The more comfortable you get with it, the better you can go out there and do it. It eliminates the thinking process. You can go out there and have some fun.'
Huddle Up: A more-comfortable Morris is a scary thought after he finished second in the league with 1,613 rushing yards as a rookie. Even if RGIII makes it back for Week 1, Morris is going to have a hard time approaching his 2012 rushing total, but he has ample room to improve as a pass-catcher after hauling in only 11 receptions for 77 yards a year ago.
Posted: 3/29/2013 12:22am et
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris said he does not expect to deal with a sophomore slump next season because he is working out hard this offseason to improve his all areas in his game. 'I set the bar very high, I love a challenge. If you give me easy, I don't want easy, I want hard, I don't care. A sophomore slump? I don't see it happening. I'm going to bust my butt this offseason. I've got to get better. I can't be satisfied with a year when, as a lot of people say, you're only as good as your last performance. I love what I do and I have fun doing it and I want to do it as long as possible and being complacent won't help me. It's time to set the bar even higher next year,' Morris said. Morris has been working on improving his strength and flexibility.
Huddle Up: Morris, a sixth-round pick, was nothing short of a revelation last season, finishing second in the league with 1,613 yards and ranking fifth among all fantasy backs with 247 points (Huddle Performance scoring). Having a healthy RGIII back will be a key for Morris, keeping defenses from keying in on Morris.
Posted: 12/31/2012 10:48am et
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris ran for 200 yards and scored three touchdowns in the Week 17 game against the Dallas Cowboys. He finished his rookie regular season with 1,613 yards, the most by a first-year player since Los Angeles Rams RB Eric Dickerson in 1983 (1,808). He also set the single-season franchise record for rushing yards, passing former RB Clinton Portis.
Huddle Up: There's no question Morris' season was amazing; sadly, it will be completely lost in the ROY shuffle behind the three standout quarterback performances from this year's rookie class. And fantasy owners have already begun the hand-wringing about Morris in 2013; will Mike Shanahan continue to feed him, or is there another next best thing waiting in the later rounds of the 2013 college draft?
Posted: 12/26/2012 8:17pm et
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris is 104 yards shy of setting the single-season franchise rushing record after running for 91 yards on 22 carries in Week 16. Morris has run for 178 yards and three touchdowns on 49 carries in the absence of QB Robert Griffin III (knee) recently.
Huddle Up: Morris arguably has been fantasy's top RB surprise, ranking sixth overall with 208 points (Huddle Performance scoring). He's rushed for at least 87 yards in 5 straight games and has scored in 4 of those 5 contests, making him a must-start in Week 17.