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.
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.
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.
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.
The Redskins got their first win of the season in Oakland. Grant Paulsen highlights five players who made the victory possible.
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.
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.
There are a large number of high-profile players who, due to injuries or poor performance, disappointed last season. Here are 10 who are poised to return to form this year.
Forgive Brian Orakpo if he’s a little more pumped up for tomorrow’s game against Buffalo than Washington’s two-time Pro Bowl outside linebacker typically would be for a third preseason contest.
A preview of the Washington Redskins 2013 defense that includes the returns of Brian Orakpo and Brandon Meriweather.