Originally Posted by The Collector
Originally Posted by StillIn729
is Washington going to keep giving it to Matt Jones? I feel like they won't for some reason
They will. Morris is in a contract year. The more he shows out the higher the price tag. Split the carries so at the end of the year we can pay him as a platoon back, not a featured one.
And Morris' production has declined since his rookie season. He's a good, but nowhere close to being elite, back. I think he can be replaced...this will most likely be his last big payday in the NFL, so he'll probably look to cash in. He'll for sure get some nice offers, but I wouldn't break the bank for him if I was Bruce Allen/McCloughan. He'll be in his late 20's, so that's another factor.
If Jones can stay healthy and produce, he's going to be the starter in 2016. I like Alf, but he doesn't have 1/4 of the skillset that Jones has.
Jones as the starter in 2016, and either have Silas Redd backing up, or draft another RB in either rounds 4/5/6.
McCloughan knows...he's compared Jones to Lynch. If he wants the same for the Skins as Lynch does for the Seahawks, there may not be many carries for the backup to Jones.