Alfred Morris RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cowboys say they turned down trade offers for McFadden, Morris

    Pro Football Talk "After spending the fourth overall pick in the draft on running back Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys fielded calls about whether they wanted to trade one of their veteran backs. But they said no. That’s the word from Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones, who says teams called asking about..." May 28

  • Alfred Morris reportedly agrees to two-year deal with Cowboys

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys will lean on a longtime rival to shore up their running back situation in 2016, having reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with Washington Redskins free agent Alfred Morris. Morris, a sixth-round pick by the Redskins in 2012, burst onto the scene with 1,613 rushing yards..." March 22

  • Alfred Morris expected to visit Cowboys on Monday

    Pro Football Talk "The Redskins invited running back Alfred Morris to go out and find a great contract offer as a free agent, something that hasn’t happened since the new league year opened last Wednesday. Morris is getting set to take his first visit of free agency, though, and he’ll be doing it with a team that..." March 18

  • Alfred Morris prepares for Redskins exit with message to the fans

    ESPN "The Washington Redskins have acknowledged that Alfred Morris’ return might not happen. And Morris himself said just as much in an interview with ESPN earlier this week. But Morris took it one more step by posting what can be viewed as a goodbye and thank you message to the fans on his Instagram..." March 06

  • Alfred Morris working to improve his receiving skills

    Washington Post "Robert Griffin III took a snap, dropped back and looked for a receiver downfield, but had to settle for a checkdown with the pressure coming. Griffin zipped the ball to running back Alfred Morris, who made a sure-handed grab, tucked the ball and scooted downfield for a decent gain. Later in..." August 03

  • Morris determined not to let his contract status distract him

    CSN Washington "Scot McCloughan and the Redskins organization will have a number of important free agent decisions to make in 2016. They will have 15 unrestricted free agents to deal with including seven players who are projected to be starters this season. The organization has placed a priority on locking up..." June 19

  • Jay Gruden says Alfred Morris 'won't be affected' by Matt Jones' arrival

    ESPN "The Washington Redskins changed their focus in the run game. What they say they're not ready to do is change their running backs, despite adding one in the third round Friday. When you have a running back who has rushed for 3,962 yards in his first three seasons, there's not a huge need to make..." May 03

  • Alfred Morris’s lack of carries due to Giants’ defensive approach, Mike Shanahan says

    Washington Post "Tailback Alfred Morris had only 11 carries in the Washington Redskins’ loss to the New York Giants, one fewer than quarterback Robert Griffin III had during Sunday night’s game. Coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that the defense of the Giants was committed to keeping the football out of Morris’s..." December 04

  • Morris says he's good to go vs. Cowboys

    CSN Washington "Alfred Morris says his bruised ribs are no longer a concern and he’ll be in the lineup when the Redskins face the Cowboys on Sunday night. “All is well with me” he said before practice on Wednesday. “There are some remnants of it” Morris continued. “But it’s nothing serious nothing that will..." October 09

  • Alfred Morris says his bruised ribs are ‘nothing serious’

    Washington Post "Tailback Alfred Morris said Monday that the bruised ribs he suffered during the Washington Redskins’ victory Sunday at Oakland were sore but he does not regard the injury as serious. Morris said the injury was “fine” and added: “I mean a little tender still but nothing serious so I’m all..." October 01

  • Redskins Alfred Morris done for day with injured ribs

    Pro Football Talk "Redskins running back Alfred Morris left Sunday’s game at Oakland with a rib injury and his return has been termed questionable by the club according to the Fox telecast of the game. Morris appeared to leave the sideline late in the third quarter perhaps to get the injury checked out. " September 29

  • Helu has secured roster spot behind Morris at tailback

    Washington Post "Roy Helu has secured a spot on the Washington Redskins’ season-opening roster as a backup tailback behind starter Alfred Morris according to offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. Shanahan said Tuesday that the team’s other roster spots for reserve running backs remain “up for grabs” entering..." August 28

  • RG3's a go; so is read-option, running game

    CBS Sports "Let's get this out of the way: Robert Griffin III is starting Week 1 against Philadelphia. Barring the remote chance he has a setback -- and that would be a shocker given his steady recovery from torn knee ligaments at the end of last season -- he is going to be under center for the Washington..." August 28

  • Redskins’ Alfred Morris appears ready for more in his second season

    Washington Post "The interview was interrupted by Washington Redskins fans who couldn’t get enough of running back Alfred Morris in training camp last week. And just when our conversation finally got rolling after Morris had posed for pictures and signed every hat jersey and helmet put in front of him a second..." August 05

  • Alfred Morris was 'a lost little puppy' during rookie season

    CBS Sports "Fairly certain that the only guy who actually thought Redskins running back Alfred Morris would have a big year in 2012 was our own fantasy expert Dave Richard. OK, maybe Dave, Mike/Kyle Shanahan, Howard Schnellenberger and Morris himself. But still, a small group. Maybe including Morris might..." July 07

  • Shanahan: Alfred Morris can thrive in any system

    Washington Post "All eyes will remain trained on Robert Griffin III as he enters his second NFL season, but the opposing defensive coordinators on the Redskins’ schedule will also devote a fair amount of film study to running back Alfred Morris, looking for ways to contain him. Morris last season burst onto the..." June 01

  • Alfred Morris set a high bar as a Redskins rookie, hopes to clear it in his second season

    Washington Times "Alfred Morris finished Thursday’s practice with a harsh evaluation. The Washington Redskins don’t wear pads at organized team activities and tackling is not permitted, but that didn’t diminish the opportunity he and his teammates had in the scorching heat. “Made some mistakes,” the second-year..." May 31

  • Alfred Morris says he left a lot of yards on the field last year

    Washington Post "You already love Alfred Morris for the 1,613 yards as a rookie. And for the still-drives-a-Mazda story. And the still-sleeps-on-the-couch-when-at-his-parents’-house story. Doug Farrar of Yahoo’s Shutdown Corner caught up with Morris while the running back was doing promotional work for DirecTV,..." May 13