Redskins Beat: Team likes Matt Jones 'more than they ever liked' Roy Helu

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The Redskins obviously will start Alfred Morris, and he'll get the bulk of the carries. But the coaches really like Matt Jones, more than they ever liked Roy Helu as a runner. Helu had 40 carries as the primary backup last season; Jones will have plenty more. But the tough question to know is how many carries he'll get per game. A lot depends on sustaining drives, obviously. But the Redskins maintain the run game will power the offense. It'll be interesting this week to see if Miami tries to stop the run with a seven-man front because of its line strength.

Fantasy Impact: 

We're currently projecting Morris for 224 carries with Jones getting 113 to go along with 29 touches. He could have weekly flex appeal if the Washington offense is better than expected.

Filed Under: 2015, W1

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