Redskins’ Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris on Pace for Historic Season

October 28, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since the AFL-NFL merger, there have only been six teams to finish a season with two 1,000-yard rushers. Only once has the feat been accomplished by a quarterback and a running back, and that was in 2006 with Michael Vick and Warrick Dunn combining for 2,179 yards on the ground.
Never has there been a rookie quarterback-running back tandem to rush for 1,000 yards apiece as Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris are on pace to do.
It would be an understatement to say that Griffin has taken the NFL by storm with his seemingly incredible performance in the face of the adversity that comes part and parcel with quarterbacking the Washington Redskins.
He has dazzled fans, experts and opposition with his arm, his legs, his command of the offense and his ability to improvise when a play breaks down.
In his NFL debut against the Saints, Griffin had a quiet day on the ground, carrying the ball nine times for 47 yards.
He followed it up with an 11-carry, 82-yard, two-touchd...

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