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Weekly Rewind: Beating the Cowboys; Orakpo’s last game?; Hope?

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Washington Redskins this week. Washington Redskins - Do the Redskins have any chance against the Cowboys? (READ) - Three reasons why the Cowboys will destroy the Redskins. (READ) - Why Brian Orakpo may have played his last game in Washington. (READ) - Why the Redskins still...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo tweets 'Beat Dallas' before surgery

A rather disappointing season for Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo came to an abrupt end, as he tore his right pectoral muscle -- his third pectoral injury of his career. After posting just 0.5 sacks on a franchise tag of $11.45 million, you can understand why some Redskins' faithfuls have lost favor with Orakpo. While his Redskins' career is doubt, as he is set to enter free agency...
Via KCM Sports
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 Most Disappointing Redskins Of The Past 20 Years Or So

Brian Orakpo’s season ended this week, another torn pectoral muscle ending another underwhelming campaign. That likely ends his time with the Redskins, too. He had some decent seasons — including a few Pro Bowl campaigns — but I’ll always think of him as somewhat disappointing, because he wasn’t supposed to be decent. He was supposed to be a dominating sack machine, the...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Brian Orakpo Says ‘To Beat The Cowboys’ (Photo)

Brian Orakpo expressed the sentiments that perhaps many football fans share.  From a hosital bed, Brian Orakpo decided to send a message to his team, the Redskins, in regards to the Cowboys. Will the Redskins deliver? Stay tuned. Damn this sucks but… pic.twitter.com/4FHJsteoX8 — Brian Orakpo (@rak98) October 22, 2014 The post Redskins Brian Orakpo Says ‘To Beat The Cowboys’...
Via Geeks and Cleats
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins place Brian Orakpo on injured reserve

getty images The Washington Redskins have placed linebacker Brian Orakpo on injured reserve with a torn right pectoral. The move ends the season of the 28-year-old who will become a free agent at the end of the season. Orakpo has twice had his season ended with torn pectoral’s on the left side. Entering free agency he will have missed 24 of his last 48 games. The Redskins placed...
Via Tireball.com
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign Everette Brown; Place Brian Orakpo on Injured Reserve

Redskins Sign Everette Brown; Place Brian Orakpo on Injured Reserve The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent linebacker Everette Brown and placed linebacker Brian Orakpo on the team’s Injured Reserve list (IR). Brown rejoins the Redskins, with whom he spent the preseason after being signed as a free agent on July 28 before [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo is not done in DC, Redskins fans

Gee, to go by social media, Brian Orakpo is done in DC. Schoolchildren and sports fans can be so cruel. Orakpo is lost to the Redskins for the season after tearing his right pectoral muscle in the Titans game. He twice tore his left pectoral muscle. It led to the loss of substantial time in 2011. Then the injury forced him to miss 14 games in 2012. The twitterverse reacted with glee...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo headed to IR

The Washington Redskins won their second game on Sunday putting their overall record at 2-5. The victory means very little compared to the loss the defense suffered on the field. Pro Bowl OLB Brian Orakpo is out for the rest of the 2014 season with a torn pectoral muscle. Orakpo has now torn a pectoral muscle for the third time in his career. Most recently, he tore his left pectoral...
Via Total Sports Live
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo, no pecs for football and other thoughts on Redskins after the Titans

Brian Orakpo NFL.com reports say Brian Orakpo will go on Injured Reserve and lost to the Redskins for the season. ‘Rak tore his right pectoral muscle in the Titans game. He twice tore his left pectoral muscle. He doesn’t have the pecs for the job. Redskin Nation I'm truly sorry for this injury plagued season I went thru. Thank u all for the love and also the criticism that...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo placed on season-ending injured reserve

AP Image The Washington Redskins have lost outside linebacker Brian Orakpo  for the season after he tore his pectoral muscle in his right arm during the 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.  The team are expected to place him on season ending injured reserve.  Orakpo suffered the same injury in his left arm in 2012. Previously, Brian Orakpo tore his left pectoral muscle...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo has Torn Pectoral Muscle, Out for the Season

Brian Orakpo has Torn Pectoral Muscle, Out for the Season The Washington Redskins fears about Brian Orakpo’s right pectoral muscle proved to be true after taking an MRI on Monday. According to multiple reports Orakpo has a torn pectoral muscle which will need surgery, ending his 2014 season. Orakpo injured himself Sunday while attempting to [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
October 20, 2014  |  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
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins’ Brian Orakpo out for the season with a torn right pectoral

Update: Oct. 20, 2014 12:29 PM For the third time in his career, Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo’s season will be cut short by a torn right pectoral muscle. NFL Network’s Ian Rapport was the first to report the results of the MRI. Previously, Brian Orakpo tore his left pectoral muscle. This year, it’s his right one. Same result, though. Out for the season. #Redskins —...
Via KCM Sports
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins “Fear” OLB Brian Orakpo Is Out For The Season

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Redskins “fear” OLB Brian Orakpo is done for the season with a pectoral injury. Rapoport adds that the team is still waiting for the MRI results regarding Orakpo. Pro Football Talk reports that Orakpo has a torn pectoral muscle. This is obviously a big concern for Orakpo as he has previously torn his other pectoral muscle...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 20, 2014  |  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
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo Undergoing MRI For Pectoral Injury

Adam Schefter reports that the Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo will undergo an MRI on his pectoral muscle Monday. According to John Keim, there is some concern that Orakpo may have suffered a partial tear of the right pectoral muscle. This is obviously a big concern for Orakpo as he has previously torn his other pectoral muscle and is playing out the 2014 season under the franchise...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Skins' Brian Orakpo hurts right pectoral muscle

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) 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. Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Orakpo's injury was the only significant one...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Smoot to Brain Orakpo: Tell that U-Haul truck to back up to your house

One of the biggest disappearing acts this season for the Redskins has been linebacker Brian Orakpo. And now it appears his time in Washington may be running out. Once deemed as an elite pass rusher, Orakpo’s production has dropped. The effort is there, but in the NFL effort doesn’t get you very far. Perception is reality, and the reality is Orakpo has just one-half sack in six...
Via KCM Sports
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Injury Update: Robert Griffin III, Brian Orakpo, Shawn Lauvao

As the Washington Redskins head into their Thursday night divisional match up, their second in just five days, against the New York Giants, they will be without several key players as well as have a couple not at 100%.#453497762 / gettyimages.comRobert Griffin III, as we all know, dislocated his ankle in week two. According to ESPN.com, Griffin told reporters he had his cast removed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo: “Nobody in the League Likes Thursday Night Games”

Brian Orakpo: “Nobody in the League Likes Thursday Night Games” Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo said something on Monday that most players in the NFL have shied away from commenting on. Orakpo made it point blank clear, he is not a fan of Thursday night football games, and neither is anyone else in the league. “Nobody [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo, DeAngelo Hall, Stephen Bowen videobomb ESPN

In the era of photo and video bombing, no one is safe. ESPN’s Redskins writer John Keim learned that the hard way on Monday. While providing an update on quarterback Robert Griffin III’s dislocated ankle, Keim was bombed by Redskins Brian Orakpo, DeAngelo Hall, and Stephen Browen. Wide receiver DeSean Jackson gave those who missed it a nice glimpse from Redskins Park. As you...
Via KCM Sports
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo: Roughing the passer should be reviewable

In the midst of the Texans’ win over the Redskins on Sunday, there were two roughing the passer penalties, one of which altered the course of the contest. This got Brian Orakpo thinking. “Maybe we should start reviewing those types of hits,” the Redskins linebacker said, via Sports Radio 610 in Houston. “Because those are real momentum type plays. Maybe we should review them...
Via Helmet2Helmet
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo says the NFL needs to start reviewing illegal hits

The NFL is much safer than it has been in decades past. So safe, though, that it might be characterized as soft. There are so many rules in place to protect the safety of offensive players that defenders literally don’t know what to do with themselves. What’s worse is that these new rules are so comprehensive and overbearing that innocent, safe, legal plays get flagged for precautionary...
Via cover32 - Redskins
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins named team captains and Robert Griffin III is not one of them

Lost in the disappointing 17-6 loss to the Houston Texans, the Redskins captains were named prior to the game and one big name was missing. #Redskins players voted T.Williams, DHall, A.Hayward as their captains, and Gruden picked Orakpo and Morris as this week's additional capts. — Mike Jones (@MikeJonesWaPo) September 7, 2014 Missing from the list is quarterback Robert Griffin...
Via KCM Sports
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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