Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/19/12
The Redskins might have lost a pair of two-time Pro Bowl defenders in the span of a couple of minutes late in the first quarter against Chicago. First, outside linebacker Brian Orakpo extended his left arm in a fruitless attempt to tackle speedy Bears receiver Devin Hester in the open field and injured his left shoulder. Orakpo, who had surgery during the offseason after tearing his left pectoral muscle in the 2011 finale, said Saturday night that he believed his pain was from scar tissue in the area. "I don't think it's nothing too serious," said Orakpo, who was due for an MRI on Sunday. "You get those type of injuries, (a) little hyper-extension when you try to arm tackle. You get an uncomfortable type of feeling, but ... my strength is good right now." Not long Orakpo was hurt, strong safety Brandon Meriweather was down with a left knee injury apparently caused when a Bears offensive lineman fell on him on Michael Bush's touchdown run that made it 14-0. Meriweather, who pla...
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