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It was the first week of Washington Redskins training camp when Alfred Morris entertained the question. Darrel Young was hurt, and the unassuming sixth-round pick out of Florida Atlantic was asked if he had been asked by the coaching staff to fill in at fullback.
The Redskins surprised no one by taking Robert Griffin III with the second overall pick. But selecting another quarterback in the fourth round startled some, including the pick himself.
The quarterback hierarchy has been clearly set by the New York Jets.
Imagine this: Peyton Manning coming out of the tunnel at FedEx Field this September, poised to lead the Washington Redskins. Does that sound too good to be true? It might be, but that won't stop downtrodden Redskins fans from dreaming.
A review of the best and worst performances by the Washington Redskins' offense and some observations after rewatching the TV broadcast of their 23-17 win over the Seattle Seahawks.
Jay Cutler finally got some protection.
No NFL team is truly prepared for losing a key player, especially a Pro Bowl left offensive tackle. You can spend years building line depth and teaching guys to play multiple positions, but you're still going to feel it — right between the eyes — when your quarterback's blindside bodyguard goes down.
'The defense can't be right'
'No, we dictate to you. You're not forcing us to do anything. We're going to do what we want to do,' " Schlereth said. "That's a powerful position."