OPEN THREAD: Will the Redskins draft a running back?

OPEN THREAD: Will the Redskins draft a running back?
April 14, 2014, 7:00 am
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Alfred Morris has been a beast for the Redskins in two seasons, running for almost 3,000 yards and delivering tremendous value for a sixth round pick. But despite all of Morris' success, the running back position could still use a speed back to change pace.

Roy Helu plays well in the backup role to Morris, and Helu has shown good ability to catch passes out of the backfield. But new Redskins coach Jay Gruden has a history of two distinct style of running backs on his offenses. Last season in Cincinnati, Gruden used both veteran BenJarvus Green-Ellis and rookie Gio Bernard. 

Based on that, is it fair to expect the Redskins take a running back in the draft? Let us know what you think in the comments. Do the Skins need a back that will create mismatches on the edges? There was much speculation Washington would try to bring former Saints running back Darren Sproles to the team, but he landed with the Eagles. Will the Skins try to find a Sproles-like replacement?