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Redskins end Brian Orakpo’s season by placing him on I/R; Sign Everette Brown

Today the Washington Redskins placed Brian Orakpo on the season-ending injured reserve. In a corresponding move the Redskins signed Everette Brown. Orakpo was lost to a torn pectoral muscle last week. Brown, a former second-round pick, was in camp with them this summer, but didn’t make it through final cuts. He’s also spent time with […] The post Redskins end Brian Orakpo...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Redskins sign LB Everette Brown

With Brian Orakpo’s season being over after suffering a torn left pectoral muscle, the Washington Redskins signed linebacker Everette Brown. The team announced the signing Tuesday afternoon. Orakpo was placed on injured reserve. Brown spent the preseason with the Redskins. He had played previously for linebackers coach Brian Baker. But Brown was beat out in the competition for...
Via KCM Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins fan apparently has a pet crow (Video)

It looks like this Washington Redskins fan has a pet crow. http://profootballzone.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/ActiveFewFrog.mp4 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Redskins fan apparently has a pet crow (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy will start next Monday as long as RG3 isn’t ready

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden told reporters on Monday that Colt McCoy will start at quarterback next Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys as long as Robert Griffin III isn’t ready to come back. Redskins coach Jay Gruden says Colt McCoy will start at QB vs Cowboys next week on #MNF as long as RG3 isn't 100%. pic.twitter.com/eifEEjYjvO — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL...
Via Pro Football Zone
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gruden frustrated with Redskins’ run game

The Washington Redskins may have picked up their second win of the season, but they are still struggling to run the football. Despite getting more carries than in previous weeks, Alfred Morris rushed for just 54 yards on 18 carries. That’s an average of 3.0 yards a carry. The team as a whole was only slightly better, as they reached 100 yards collectively but with a less than stellar...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gruden won’t rule out RGIII for Monday, names McCoy starter for now

Following the second half benching of quarterback Kirk Cousins for Colt McCoy, speculation began on who would be the starter for the Washington Redskins in next week’s matchup with the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. Robert Griffin III participated in individual drills last week for the first time since dislocating his ankle back in Week 2, adding to the uncertainty of...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins to stick with Colt McCoy over Kirk Cousins

TweetThe short-lived Kirk Cousins era in Washington has come to a screeching halt. Per Washington head coach Jay Gruden via ProFootballTalk, third-string quarterback Colt McCoy will start for the Redskins in Week 8 and will be the starter until Robert Griffin III returns from his ankle injury. It’s a sudden not surprising turn of events for Cousins, who some were lauding as a potential...
Via Los That Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Brian Orakpo is done for the year with a torn pectoral muscle

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo injured his right pectoral muscle in Washington’s 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans and will have an MRI on Monday. Orakpo, a three-time Pro Bowler, was hurt trying to make a tackle on a running play in the fourth quarter Sunday and did not return. Well according to Pro Football Talk, […] The post Redskins Brian Orakpo is done for the year...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo reportedly done for the season

Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo is done for the season after tearing his pectoral muscle, per Pro Football Talk. Brian Orakpo has a torn pectoral muscle, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 20, 2014 Tough Break for Orakpo who’s in a contract year. I can’t imagine the Redskins bringing him back. He’s a good player, but can’t stay...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Misery Loves Company: Field Trip To A Redskins Bar In Charlotte

I found out this is a Redskins bar by mistake. It was a new place in Plaza-Midwood, our favorite neighborhood in Charlotte. We met friends there on a summer evening for beers and tater tots and at some point during the night it was brought to my attention that this is a place for Washington fans to gather, watch games, and be sad together. The only other Redskins bar I knew of in...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins could have RG3 back this week; Gruden will not rule him out

The Washington Redskins need help bad. Kirk Cousins is not the answer, and Colt McCoy looked good when he was given his opportunity, but Robert Griffin III gives this team the best chance to win now.  Jay Gruden will have to make his decision soon who will start, but he will not rule out RG3. […] The post Redskins could have RG3 back this week; Gruden will not rule him out appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Brian Orakpo done in Washington?

LB Brian Orakpo is hurt again.  More alarming, it is an injury to his right pectoral muscle.  Orakpo has already had two previous injuries and surgeries in 2011 and 2012 to his left pectoral muscle.  He will undergo an MRI tomorrow to  determine the extent of the injury. If the MRI reveals a tear, Orakpo will likely be done for the season.  If that is the case, then the 2009...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Kirk Cousins benched in favor of Colt McCoy

The Kirk Cousins era is officially over in Washington. After starting the game 10 of 16 for 139 yards, an interception and a lost fumble, Jay Gruden pulled the trigger and replaced Cousins with Colt McCoy. McCoy immediately made an impact with a 70-yard touchdown pass to Pierre Garcon on his first attempt. To be fair, though, all of the credit for that touchdown should be given to...
Via cover32 - Redskins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins bench Kirk Cousins for Colt McCoy

A few weeks ago Kirk Cousins was being hailed as the next Peyton Manning, and Sunday after losing his confidence and throwing another costly interception, Cousins was benched for Colt McCoy. Redskins benched Kirk Cousins for Colt McCoy. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 19, 2014 RG3 should be back in a few weeks.
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden: RG3 must ‘prove’ he’s a franchise-type QB when he returns

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says Robert Griffin III must prove he’s a franchise quarterback when he gets healthy. Griffin, the second-overall pick in the 2012 draft, led the team to a division title and the playoffs his rookie season.  But a knee injury in the wild-card game that season resulted in a disappointing start to the 2013 season that ended with Griffin...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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