Congrats goes out to Washington Redskins LB London Fletcher and rookie RB Alfred Morris for being named to the Associated Press' All Pro Team.
Fletcher, the 37 year old inside linebacker, hasn't lost a step. In his 15th season, Fletcher compiled 139 tackles, 3 sacks, 1 forced fumble and 5 interceptions. His 5 pass picks were a career high. As customary over the past four years, Fletcher has not committed to retuning for a 16th season and will take the offseason to decide.
Morris' season was nothing short of amazing. Morris came into training camp fourth on the depth chart as a sixth round draft pick out of Florida Atlantic. The sixth rounder opened camp behind Tim Hightower, Roy Helu, and Evan Royster. Hightower was eventually released. Helu and Royster struggled in preseason with injuries allowing Morris to seize the job. He responded by setting a single season rushing record for the Redskins, gaining 1,613 yards on 335 carries. Morris' tough running style endeared him to Redskins fans. His 4.8 yards per carry was refreshing to watch as he led the NFL's top rushing offense. Morris also added 13 touchdowns and 83 first downs.