WASHINGTON (AP) Somehow Falcons Logan Paulsen Jersey , it was only after losing their top two running backs and two starting offensive linemen to season-ending injuries that the Washington Redskins found someone – Samaje Perine – to end a four-year drought of a player rushing for at least 100 yards in consecutive games.
”His vision has been good,” coach Jay Gruden said Friday about the rookie runner, ”and his decisiveness has been outstanding.”
Perine gained exactly 100 yards on 24 carries in Washington’s 20-10 victory over the New York Giants on Thursday night. In the previous game, a loss at New Orleans, he ran for 117 yards on 23 carries.Article continues below ...
You have to go all the way back to Weeks 9 and 10 of the 2013 season to find someone topping 100 on the ground two games in a row for the Redskins: Alfred Morris. They’ll get a close-up look at Morris next week, when the Redskins play at his current team, the Dallas Cowboys in a matchup of NFC East rivals who are both 5-6.
Perine, a fourth-round draft pick out of Oklahoma, got his chance to become a starter and carry the full load because Rob Kelley and Chris Thompson were put on injured reserve.
Perine is suddenly Washington’s season leader in yards rushing with 427 – coincidentally Falcons Justin Bethel Jersey , the same total he put up in one game for the
”You can see that he gets better as the game goes on Falcons Calvin Ridley Jersey , so far, and that’s what’s been the most impressive,” Gruden said. ”I’ve liked the fact that after his 10th carry, he’s better than his first carry. And the 12th carry, he’s better than his 10th carry. He gets better and better.”
And not exactly under ideal circumstances, either.
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