Brian Orakpo says he’s feeling great these days. And that’s good news for the Washington Redskins who lost their starting outside linebacker for the year in Week 2 last season, courtesy of a torn pectoral muscle.
The fuss over RGIII has allowed Washington’s most prominent young player before his arrival, two-time Pro Bowl outside linebacker Brian Orakpo to make a relatively quiet return to the field.
No veteran was more excited than Brian Orakpo to be sweating under the scorching late spring sun Thursday at Redskins Park.
The Redskins will have to approach acquisitions with care as they enter the second offseason of their two-year, $36 million cap reduction imposed by the league. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports helped break down the best options for the Skins as they prepare to fill their roster.
Reviewing the highs and lows of the Washington Redskins in the first half of the season, which ended with a 27-12 loss at Pittsburgh — their lone game not to be decided in the final minutes.
The Washington Redskins held practice this afternoon as they prepare for their first division game of the season as they face the New York Giants on Sunday and could be without their star wide receiver again.
The Redskins held an open locker room today and could be getting some much needed secondary help back just in time for their first NFC East game of the season.
Winning at home this Sunday will be more difficult with the season-long loss of Adam Carriker and Brian Orakpo, but then again, losing at home is something the Redskins have been used to since moving over from RFK.
The Washington Redskins will be without defensive end Adam Carriker and linebacker Brian Orakpo for the remainder of the season.
It wasn’t quite the encore performance Robert Griffin III was hoping for. Then again, Mike Shanahan said not to get carried away with all of the hype surrounding the new face of the Washington Redskins.