2010 NFL Draft: Should the Washington Redskins Focus on OL to Help Portis?

March 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last week, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan announced that the Washington Redskins will keep running back Clinton Portis around for the 2010 season, despite the numerous rumors about his possible release.
He will enter his seventh season with the team after playing just eight games in 2009 due to injuries.
Portis missed four games following a concussion in Week Nine, before being placed on injured reserve for the remainder of the season for safety reasons. His concussion suffered against the Atlanta Falcons was so bad, that doctors feared that Portis' condition could become worse if he took another severe hit.
Many wondered whether Portis would return to the Redskins after the 2009 season. Not only was his season cut short by the concussion, but there were also a number of issues off the field that could have influenced team owner, Daniel Snyder, to part ways with him.
Instead, Portis looks to bounce back and help a Washington team that averaged just 94.4 y...

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