Last season, Redskins RB Clinton Portis averaged 110 y...

Washington Post - [Full Article]

Last season, Redskins RB Clinton Portis averaged 110 yards through 11 games and the Redskins were 7-4. Slowed by soreness, Portis averaged fewer than 60 yards an outing down the stretch, as the Redskins lost four of their final five games.

Coaches are hoping to spare Portis from some of the wear and tear he faced late last season, by rotating backs a bit more and giving Ladell Betts more carries on third down. Still, despite a relatively light afternoon last Sunday, Portis said he woke up the next morning and felt as if he'd just had 25 to 30 carries, instead of only 16.

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Filed Under: 2010, Preseason

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