Rookies rise, lift Redskins

Griffin, Morris help defeat, deflate Cowboys’ playoff bid

Posted: December 31, 2012 at 4:25 a.m.

Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris (left) stiff-arms Dallas Cowboys strong safety Eric Frampton during the second half Sunday night in Landover, Md. Morris rushed for 200 yards and three touchdowns as the Redskins clinched the NFC East title with a 28-18 victory.

Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris needed only four months to put the Washington Redskins in a place they haven’t been in over a decade — on top of the NFC East.

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