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  • Redskins depth chart analysis: Running back

    Redskins depth chart analysis: Alfred Morris is the lead dog at running back; who is there to back him up.

  • Redskins position outlook: Running back

    The Redskins are set at the top of their running back depth chart but the reserves could be the ones who play special teams the best.

  • Redskins draft rewind: Evan Royster

    After a promising rookie year, Evan Royster has spent two seasons buried on the bench. Can he revive his NFL career under Jay Gruden?

  • Redskins' Royster will go on IR

    Redskins running back Evan Royster will finish the season on injured reserve after suffering a high ankle sprain Sunday.

  • San Diego Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal (11) runs after making a catch during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

    Chargers receiver Eddie Royal eager for trip home to D.C.

    Royal and Redskins running back Royster grew up together in Fairfax County. They helped Westfield High to a Group AAA, Division 6 state championship in 2003 and both went on to college success at Virginia Tech and Penn State, respectively. But this week will be just Royal's third game in his hometown.

  • Green Bay Packers running back Ryan Grant is chased down during a run by New York Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty during an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

    Ryan Grant gives Redskins much-needed depth at running back

    Ryan Grant had already worked out for the Bears and was in Chicago on the way to take a physical when he had to make a choice. Along with that possibility, the Washington Redskins put in an offer.

  • Washington Redskins offensive coach Kyle Shanahan makes his way to the field for afternoon practice on the first day of training camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Thursday, July 26, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Redskins prepare for running back by committee vs. Saints

    Even after cutting Tim Hightower, the Washington Redskins believe in their depth at running back with Roy Helu Jr., Evan Royster and rookie Alfred Morris. All three are healthy and eager to contribute in Week 1 and beyond. So who will get the bulk of the carries Sunday at the New Orleans Saints?

  • Washington Redskins wide receiver Brandon Banks (16) runs the ball down the Redskins sideline in the second half of the Redskins' 30-3 preseason victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Aug. 29, 2012, at FedEx Field in Washington. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

    DALY: Redskins check off preseason objectives in finale

    All you can ask of any NFL preseason game is that (a.) players who need the work get the work; and (b.) everybody emerges with with their limbs and faculties intact. Well, everybody important, at least.

  • Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) blocks Indianapolis Colts linebacker Kavell Conner (53) as running back Alfred Morris (46) moves past during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Redskins' starting back may be last man standing

    This was a preseason of attrition for Washington Redskins running backs. Tim Hightower wasn't 100 percent after knee surgery last fall, Roy Helu Jr. missed time with sore Achilles tendons and Evan Royster felt soreness in his right knee.

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