• Alfred Morris has gotten off to a great start

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Oct 11, 2012
    “Alfred Morris is exactly what Mike Shanahan looks for at running back. No rookie has had a more improbable start to his professional career this season than Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris. But sneaking up from No. 7 to No. 5 this week is running back Alfred Morris , who's gone from a sixth-round draft pick in April to the league's fourth-leading rusher through five weeks. While he’s always been competitive, Morris believes there is a time and a place for that mindset. It’s way too early to draw such comparisons, but the fact that it is even on the radar says a lot about how much Morris has done in his first five weeks in the NFL. The sixth-round pick out of Florida Atlantic was seen as the latest stop on the Mike Shanahan running back carousel when he grabbed a featured role in training camp, but he’s spent the first five weeks of the regular season looking like much more than that.
    • Rookie Watch: Morris Sneaks Into Top 5

      (Photo by ExtremeSkins) Alfred Morris is just now getting some national love for his stellar rookie season thus far for the Washington Redskins. For example: the running back this week joins Robert Griffin III in the top five of ESPN.com Matt Williamson…
      Source: redskins.com
    • Redskins' Morris among top 5 rookies

      Matt Williamson's weekly Rookie Watch column this week features two Washington Redskins players in the top five. At the No. 2 spot, of course, is quarterback Robert Griffin III. But sneaking up from No. 7 to No. 5 this week is running back Alfred Morris…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • alfred morris: an improbable redskins hero

    (photos by Brian Murphy) [Editor's note: This season, the Washington Redskins have asked me to occasionally write feature stories for the team's official website, Redskins.com. This article is my first contribution, so please check it out.] No rookie ha…

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