The Redskins invited running back Alfred Morris to go out and find a great contract offer as a free agent, something that hasn’t happened since the new league year opened last Wednesday.
Morris is getting set to take his first visit of free agency, though, and he’ll be doing it with a team that the Redskins know well. Nick Eatman of the Cowboys website reports that Morris will be in Dallas on Monday to meet with the Cowboys.
Morris is coming off the least productive season of his four-year NFL career and failed to cross the 1,000-yard mark for the first time as a pro. That production in the first three years could have some appeal to the Cowboys as they’d be able to put him behind a strong offensive line and team him with Darren McFadden in order to keep down the wear and tear after 1,078 carries in Morris’ first four seasons.
The Redskins didn’t slam the door on a Morris return with president Bruce Allen saying “we’ll see what happens with us” should he fail to land a job with another team. If things work out in Dallas, Morris’ only return to Washington will come when the Cowboys pay their annual visit during the regular season.