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While Alfred Morris was a key cog in Washington's fifth-ranked rushing offense in 2013, he was once again a non-factor in the passing game.
After catching 11 balls as a rookie, Morris only tallied nine receptions last season.
In some ways, as a receiver, Morris is comparable to Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Green-Ellis only had four receptions last season.
With the common thread between the two being Washington head coach Jay Gruden, history says that Gruden will utilize another back to make up for this plight.
In Cincinnati, that player was the dynamic Giovani Bernard. Bernard caught 56 passes and three touchdowns in his rookie season.
Looking at Washington's roster, you'll find no such player.
While Roy Helu did tally 31 receptions in 2013, his longest gain over the past two seasons is just 28 yards. Simply put, he's not a matchup nightmare for opposing defenses like Bernard.
One player who is, though, is Darren Sproles. In light of him tweeting his goodbyes to the city of New Orleans, he can be had by the Redskins.
Sproles had 71 receptions last season, 24 of which resulted in a first down. There's also Sproles' ability to return kicks for one of the NFL's worst return units.
With Robert Griffin III transitioning into being more of a pocket passer, Sproles is the type of checkdown option who could make life easier for the quarterback. Just ask Drew Brees.