Can Clinton Portis stay healthy and produce?
Clinton Portis, the Redskins’ starting halfback, is known to have a history of injuries. During his six years in the NFL, he has only played in three full seasons. Portis has proven that he is one of the league’s premier backs, rushing for 1,500 yards in three seasons, while having only one season where he did not rush for 1,000 yards. He has also scored 10 or more touchdowns in four of those seasons. However, the last two seasons have not been good to Portis. He has missed eight games and rushed for only 1,785 yards, an average of 4.2-yards per carry. These numbers may not seem too bad, but compared to Portis’ high performance in his first four years in the NFL, he is not performing to his full potential. I personally think Portis could see fewer carries this year, considering Jim Zorn is a quarterback coach. If we learned anything from the preseason game, he has incredibly accurate quarterbacks. Between the three quarterbacks that received minutes, there were two incomplete passes an