Brian Orakpo

NFC Wild Card Playoffs - Seattle Seahawks 24 - Washington Redskins 14

The Redkins Are a Bad Team in a Bad Division, But There May Be Hope Yet

Not only will Washington finish in the division cellar for a franchise-record fifth time in six seasons, it’s doing so in the NFC East, the second-worst of the NFL’s eight quartets. Only the absolutely awful AFC North, whose four teams are a staggering 16 games under .500, is worse than the NFC East, which is eight games below even.

12/27/2013

Santana Moss (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Moss Possibly Playing Last Game with Washington

While almost all of the focus at Redskins Park this month has been on whether coach Mike Shanahan will return for the fifth and final year of his contract, seven of the nine current players who preceded him in Washington could also be wearing burgundy and gold for the final time during Sunday’s game at the New York Giants.

12/26/2013

Mike Shanahan walks off the field following an abysmal loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Players Say Shanahan Has Not Quit On Redskins

Mike Shanahan’s team has double digits in the loss column and he appears to be on his way out. But players say he hasn’t quit.

12/09/2013

Brian Orakpo (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Redskins Defense Faces Mass Free Agent Exodus

Brian Orakpo started getting sacks just as the Washington Redskins season fell apart. London Fletcher hasn’t played up to his usual standard, but he’s set to take the field for his 253rd consecutive game — sprained ankle and all.

12/06/2013

Ryan Kerrigan pressures Matt Flynn. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Orakpo, Kerrigan Struggling to Give Redskins Consistent Pass Rush

The joint success of outside linebackers Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan has been the exception rather than the rule, and that’s one of the Redskins’ problems this season.

12/06/2013

Brian Orakpo of the Washington Redskins sacks Eli Manning. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Redskins Vow Not To Quit Though Out Of Playoff Chase

With a quarter of the season still to be played, as a whole Washington will be playing for pride while individual players will be auditioning to keep their jobs.

12/02/2013

Redskins defenders swarmed Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn throughout Washington's 24-14 victory in Oakland, amassing 7 sacks on the day. (Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Brian Orakpo on Skins’ Week 5 Bye: ‘I Hate It’

Brian Orakpo, in an interview with Jim Rome, talked about the emotional release he felt after getting a win, what it was like playing on a baseball field, and how much he hates the Redskins’ early bye.

09/30/2013

Pierre Garcon dives for the end zone against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on Sept. 29, 2013 in Oakland, Calif.  Garcon was ruled out of bounds on the two-yard line. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Redskins Top Raiders: Five Key Performers in Washington’s Win

The Redskins got their first win of the season in Oakland. Grant Paulsen highlights five players who made the victory possible.

106.7 The Fan–09/30/2013

DeAngelo Hall returns an interception for a touchdown against the Detroit Lions. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

DeAngelo Hall: Last Season ‘Means Nothing Right Now’

The Washington Redskins are facing nearly insurmountable odds of making the postseason, but aren’t willing to throw in the towel just three games into the season.

09/22/2013

DeAngelo Hall (L) and Josh Wilson (R) (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

More Than Half of Redskins Defensive Starters In Contract Year

What do London Fletcher, DeAngelo Hall, Brandon Meriweather, Brian Orakpo, Perry Riley and Josh Wilson have in common? They don’t have a contract next season.

09/03/2013

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