Found August 17, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
The Washington Redskins held linebacker Brian Orakpo out of the final practice of training camp yesterday due to a thing injury. While the thigh bruise kept Orakpo from practicing, the linebacker told reporters – including Mike Jones of The Washington Post – that he doesn’t expect the ailment to sideline him for a significant amount of time. “I’m good. I’m real good. Just stuff, you get nicked up in camp, so just precaution. You’ve got to be smart,” Orakpo said. “I’m not sure what the staff wants, but we’ll figure it out. It’s a day-to-day process with this. I had a knee to the quad, so once it calms down, we’ll see where we’re at.” Orakpo sustained the injury while attempting to defend a running play during Thursday’s practice session. During the play, offensive lineman Adam Gettis accidentally kneed Orakpo in the right quad. Following the injury, Orakpo was able to jog off the field under his own power to be examined by the team’s medical staff in the locker room. Head coach Mike Shanahan still hasn’t ruled Orakpo out for Monday’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but even if he doesn’t suit up it doesn’t appear that the thigh injury is anything that will jeopardize the start of the linebacker’s regular season. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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