Alfred Morris starts for Redskins
Redskins rookie running back Alfred Morris started Sunday's season opener, giving Washington a pair of first-year players in their backfield.
Although Royster and Helu both saw some playing time, Morris served as Washington's primary ball carrier and scored his first career touchdown on a 1-yard run in the third quarter.
The Redskins selected Morris from Florida Atlantic in the sixth round of April's draft.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.