And what Peterson wants to do is prove, once more, that he’s the best running back in the NFL. He has a combined 601 rushing yards over the past two seasons, limited to 13 games because of injuries.
Keep running - The Colts gave up more than 100 yards rushing in Week 1 to the Bengals, and Washington’s dominance on the ground has been well documented. Adrian Peterson and Chris Thompson combined for more than 150 yards rushing, and Washington collectively put up more than 180 yards on the ground.
Sources within the Redskins organization made it clear former Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was not in the plans, and while Bryant brings some question marks, they are nothing close to Gordon’s. Not to mention Bryant has been much, much more productive than Gordon during the last few seasons.
He didn’t appear on the report on Wednesday, but he did appear on Thursday as a full participant. On Friday, however, he did not practice, and he is listed as questionable. Although Jay Gruden expressed confidence that Richardson will be able to play, there still is some doubt.
“I’m gonna be ready to play,” Quick said. “That’s all that matters, be ready to play no matter what it is. You know, it’s the season, so you know, nobody is really 100 percent during the season. You just kind of play through things, and, you know, that’s how it has to go. You have people that help you out as far as teammates and coaches and everybody just around you. But as long as you stay focused and stay together, everything else, just work through everything else.”