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'You run the ball, that's what you've got to do'

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'You run the ball, that's what you've got to do'

'Stingy' is a word often used to describe the Steelers defense. 

When it comes to yardage, the Steelers have allowed 92.5 rushing yards per game placing them 9th in the league and Pittsburgh ranks second overall against the pass allowing an average of 195 yards per game in their first seven contests.

Washington, however leads the league in rushing yards in both yards per game with 177.7 and cumulative mileage of 1244 yards puts the burgundy and gold first in the league for total yards.

How does rookie running back, Alfred Morris, who is just a yard shy of leading the league in rushing yards behind, Houston's Arian Foster, expect to win the rushing battle at Heinz Field?

By simply 'out rushing them' Morris said with a laugh Thursday.

A back who prides himself on his 'durability and toughness,' Morris isn't preparing for the match-up versus the 'Steel Curtain' any differently, 

"We played some of the top defenses thus far…it's always going to be a challenge, but we look forward to that challenge…it's definitely going to be a nice clash come Sunday."

As for fullback, Darrel Young? The game plan hasn't changed for him either. 

"…Same way we were preparing for Tampa, when they were the best. I mean, you run the ball that's what you gotta do…can't be afraid to not do something that you are doing well. They have to worry about stopping us, that's the way I look at it…

We just got to tackle them just like we did in pre-season last year. We just got to do it again," Young said with a wry smile.

The Redskins won that contest on the road, 16-7. One would argue it was 'just' pre-season, but the Steelers haven't seen Morris yet or that other rookie, Robert Griffin III...

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Paisano's Facebook Live: Ryan Kerrigan takes your pre-Week 4 questions

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Paisano's Facebook Live: Ryan Kerrigan takes your pre-Week 4 questions

Ryan Kerrigan joined CSN Redskins Insider JP Finlay on Thursday evening to take your questions on Facebook Live, presented by Paisano's Pizza.

What did they get to? Here's a sampling of the questions:

- Does some deep-down part of him wish Robert Griffin III were playing this week when Cleveland comes to town?

- If the Redskins defense were a pizza topping, which would they be? 

- Who is the hardest running back to take down? 

- How did he get the idea for his sack dance?

That, plus many more, were answered in the nearly 25-minute conversation. Watch it all in the video player below:

Live with Ryan Kerrigan

Our Redskins Insider JP Finlay is talking live with Ryan Kerrigan and taking your questions.

Posted by CSN Mid-Atlantic on Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Browns WR Josh Gordon decides he needs to enter rehab

Browns WR Josh Gordon decides he needs to enter rehab

An explosive talent with a long-record of off-field issues, Browns receiver Josh Gordon announced Thursday that he will head for rehab.

Gordon missed the entire 2015 season due to a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy, but when he has played, he has produced. In 14 starts during the 2013 season Gordon caught 87 balls for more than 1,600 yards and nine touchdowns. 

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A teammate of Robert Griffin III's at Baylor, some in Cleveland hoped that reuniting the QB and WR would bring back their college fireworks. That plan faded first when Griffin got injured Week 1, and while Gordon is still suspended, some hope remained that the two could connect later in the season. For now, it seems that plan will not work. 

Without the decision to enter a rehab facility, Gordon would have missed the Redskins game this Sunday due to suspension.