Alfred Morris rushed for 29 yards on 11 carries in the Redskins' second preseason game against the Browns on Monday night.
ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim is skeptical Alfred Morris will even catch 20-25 passes this season.
Speaking Thursday, Redskins coach Jay Gruden praised Alfred Morris, calling him "Steady Eddie" for his practice habits.
Alfred Morris has been "working on his receiving skills," and catching extra passes before each practice.
The Washington Times expects the Redskins to "tilt away" from the zone-blocking scheme and incorporate more power concepts under new coach Jay Gruden.
ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim believes RB Alfred Morris "will still be a factor" in new coach Jay Gruden's offense.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden admitted at the NFL meetings that he does not see Alfred Morris as a player who possesses "natural hands," and envisions only "20-25 catches" for Morris in his offense.
WR Andre Roberts said one of the reasons he signed with the Redskins was because he expects a pass-centric offense.
Redskins OC Sean McVay expects the team's running game to be remain "very similar" under new coach Jay Gruden.
Alfred Morris rushed 16 times for 62 yards and caught two passes for 21 yards in Sunday's Week 17 loss to the Giants.
Alfred Morris rushed 24 times for 88 yards with a touchdown in Sunday's Week 16 loss to the Cowboys.
Alfred Morris rushed for 98 yards on 18 carries in Week 15 against the Falcons.
Alfred Morris rushed 12 times for just 31 yards in Washington's lopsided Week 14 loss to the Chiefs.
Coach Mike Shanahan blamed Alfred Morris' meager 11 carries from Week 13 on the Giants' gameplan.