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Andre Roberts' Return Makes No. 1 Run Of The Week

Last week, linebacker Perry Riley Jr. was the only defender to make the Top 5 list of best catches.

This week, Andre Roberts is the only receiver to make the Top 5 list of best runs.

With his kick-off return for a touchdown yesterday against the Panthers, Andre Roberts checked off a personal milestone and also, in the eyes of the NFL, had the best run in the league for Week 11.

With the Redskins down 14-7 at the time, Roberts took the kick-off at the 1-yard line and burst up the middle of the field. Using a quick cut to his right, he found a lane and then soared through it. Panthers running back Fozzy Whittaker looked like had a good angle around midfield to make a tackle but Roberts zoomed by him.

"It was a middle return for us and guys did a great job blocking," Roberts said. "There was a big hole there, and I just cut off some blocks, saw an opening, and took it to the house."

It was Roberts' first career return for a touchdown, and he totaled 177 total yards with three other returns for the remainder of the game.

"You try to make a spark for your team," Roberts said. "Unfortunately it didn't help us in the win column, but I try to do that any time I get my hands on the ball."  




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