Posts Tagged ‘Brian Orakpo’

LB Brian Orakpo Has Successful Shoulder Surgery

Skins LB Brian Orakpo underwent shoulder surgery, and according to him, it was a success. Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo has announced via his Twitter account that he has had successful shoulder surgery. “Just had successful shoulder surgery in Pensacola thanks everybody for their support! Now time for a speedy recover HTTR!” Orakpo lead the Redskins […]

Ryan Kerrigan now leads the Redskins in QB Sacks

Courtesy of our friends over at “The Insider” blog over at the Washington Post: Following a review of the Redskins’ 23-17 win at Seattle, rookie Ryan Kerrigan has received a half-sack, and defensive end Stephen Bowen lost a half-sack. On fourth and 5 with 2:13 left in the game, Washington dialed up an all-out blitz, […]

Redskins vs. 49ers preview: By the Numbers

If you’re a Redskins fan, you might want to brace yourself — because this isn’t going to be pretty. Team Record: Washington Redskins: 3-4 San Francisco 49ers: 6-1 Quarterbacks: Rex Grossman + John Beck, Washington: 134 completions out of 223 attempts (56.8% completion), 1736 yards, 7 TD’s, 12 INT’s, 67.7 QB Rating Alex Smith, San […]

A “Lack of Talent” Show

Anyone who knows anything about NFL football knows that it’s no secret that the Redskins and their fanbase were the butt of numerous punchlines of jokes surrounding the Redskins throwing excessive amounts of money at big name players, and consistently contending for the “offseason championship” or “championship team on paper” title. Over the last 11 […]

Redskins LB Orakpo fined $15K for hit on Eagles QB Vick

The NFL has fined Redskins standout pass rusher Brian Orakpo $15,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Eagles quarterback Michael Vick in last Sunday’s game according to Mike Jones of the Washington Post. Orakpo was flagged for unnecessary roughness after he hit Vick just after the quarterback threw the ball away in the end zone during the […]

Brian Orakpo named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Redskins Outside Linebacker Brian Orakpo has been named NFC defensive player of the week, according to various news sources. In last week’s 17-10 win over the St. Louis Rams, Orakpo’s stat line included 2.5 sacks, five tackles (two for a loss), three quarterback hits and a forced fumble. Orakpo now has 3.5 sacks on the […]

Redskins defense ranks among the best in league in key statistical categories

Let’s face it: last year, Jim Haslett and his 3-4 defense weren’t exactly the the people/things that Redskins fans were happiest with, with the arrival of new regime under Bruce Allen and Mike Shanahan. The defense seemed to be a mish-mash of players playing in positions they weren’t suited for, or positions that they essentially […]

Redskins defense fends off comeback attempt, ensuring a 17-10 victory vs. St. Louis.

This week, the Redskins defense made sure that, with the offense once again struggling in the second half, they wouldn’t blow yet another fourth quarter lead. The Redskins defense held the offense of the St. Louis Rams to only 172 total offense in the entire game, sacked Rams quarterback Sam Bradford seven times, hit Bradford […]