NFL: Washington Redskins’ Offensive Line Not Getting Enough Credit

November 3, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For a team that is second in the league with 166.3 rushing yards per game, it is surprising that you never hear Chris Foerster's name called. Most people don't even know who he is. So I'll fill you in on a little secret. He is the brain behind the Redskins offensive line that gives Robert Griffin III terrific pass protection and Rookie running back Alfred Morris gaping holes to run through.
Through eight games this season, the Redskins have totaled 1330 rushing yards, 717 of which belong to Morris. Last year we saw very similar success in Washington's run game. It didn't matter who they had running the ball for them. Whether it was Roy Helu, Evan Royster, Tim Hightower, or Ryan Torain, the Redskins did a great job running the ball. Not too shabby for a team that was always playing catchup.
The leading rusher last year, Roy Helu, had 640 rushing yards. Morris has already surpassed that mark and we are only halfway through the season. 
Sure you can say Griffin's multi...

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