EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants today announced they have re-signed running back Alfred Morris, who finished second in rushing yards among the team's running backs in 2020.
Now entering his 10th NFL season, Morris joined the Giants' practice squad on Sept. 30 and was thrice elevated to the active roster, the final time on Nov. 13. He played in nine games and rushed for 238 yards and one touchdown on 55 carries and caught three passes for 19 yards, including one score.
Morris scored both of his touchdowns - on a four-yard run and a six-yard reception - in the third quarter of the Giants' 17-12 victory in Seattle on Dec. 6. The latter score was Morris' only touchdown catch his 114-game NFL career.
Morris' two-touchdown game was his first since Nov. 2, 2014, when he scored on 14 and two-yard runs for Washington vs. Minnesota.
When Morris scored on the four-yard run, he became the first player in history to score a touchdown for NFC East rivals Washington, Dallas, and the Giants.
Morris has played in 114 regular-season games with 70 starts for Washington, Dallas, San Francisco, Arizona and the Giants. His career totals include 1,429 rushing attempts for 6,173 yards (4.3-yard average) and 35 touchdowns and 68 catches for 513 yards (7.3-yard avg.).
He has also rushed for 130 yards in two postseason games.
Morris joins a Giants backfield that is still without Saquon Barkley, who is on the physically unable to perform/active list as he rehabilitates his surgically repaired knee. The backs currently practicing include Devontae Booker, Corey Clement and rookie Gary Brightwell.