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WATCH: Washington Redskins Brian Orakpo a Little Down About 14-0 Deficit to the NY Giants

Call me crazy, but I don't think that Redskins linebacker is not going to be too crazy about this tender,  vulnerable moment being captured for posterity.It will be alright Brian. Loading...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Orakpo, Hatcher expected to play for the Redskins tonight

Looks like the Redskins will have both Jason Hatcher and Brian Orakpo for tonight’s match up with the Giants. As expected, Brian Orakpo and Jason Hatcher will play for the #Redskins tonight vs. #Giants. — Chris Russell (@Russellmania980) September 25, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday Night Football: 18-6 ATS Trend

TNF Record: 1-2 ATS New York Giants vs Washington Redskins -3.5 O/U 45.5 The New York Giants travels to DC to play the Redskins on Thursday Night Football. The Giants are coming off their first win of the year at home against Houston. The Redskins are coming off a loss in a back and forth affair in Philadelphia. The Giants are 1-2 SU and ATS. Washington is 1-2 SU and ATS as well...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo has a torn ligament in his finger

Photo via Redskins.com Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo told reporters on Tuesday that he has a torn ligament in his finger. Orakpo told reporters in locker room he has torn ligament in middle finger, no break. Will wear a hard cast Thurs. — Mike Jones (@MikeJonesWaPo) September 23, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Battered Redskins deal with short work week

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Brian Orakpo had an appointment with a hand specialist, just one of many comings-and-goings involving injured Washington Redskins players and various doctors. A diagram of it all would've made a flea flicker look simple. ''We're losing guys left and right,'' Orakpo said. ''Football's a tough game. Look, if you've got kids...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo suggests NFL consider reviewing roughing the passer

Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo wants the league to add another play to the list of those that can be reviewed: roughing the passer. And he's not making the push just because of a penalty that was called on his team during Sunday's 17-6 loss to the Houston Texans. The Redskins' Jarvis Jenkins was flagged for roughing the passer after officials told him he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Orakpo, Reed expected to play for Washington

Washington tight end Jordan Reed and linebacker Brian Orakpo are expected to play in today’s game against the Texans after being initially listed as questionable. Barring a setback pregame, Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo and TE Jordan Reed are a go against Houston. Both listed as questionable. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) September 7, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
Via Pro Football Zone
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Orakpo listed as questionable for Redskins vs. Texans

Linebacker Brian Orakpo practiced fully on Friday, but will be listed as questionable for the Redskins’ season opener at Houston. Orakpo has nursed a sprained right ankle since Week 3 of the preseason. He practiced in a limited capacity both Wednesday and Thursday, but said that he expects to play Sunday in what will represent his first game in his hometown since 2005 – his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Press Conferences – Jay Gruden 9-5-2014 (VIDEO)

Redskins Press Conferences – Jay Gruden 9-5-2014 Redskins coach Jay Gruden spoke to the media on Friday. (via redskins.com) Twitter Recap: Gruden said Orakpo will be questionable for Sunday. Porter and Jordan are questionable right now. Porter “not looking good.” — Zac Boyer (@ZacBoyer) September 5, 2014 Gruden on OLB Brian Orakpo’s status: Will be [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
24 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Brian Orakpo taunts Johnny Manziel with the “Money” sign

Johnny Manziel sacked , Brian Orakpo does the “Money” sign https://t.co/0XhWm5pPjh — gifdsports (@gifdsports) August 19, 2014 The Redskins defense seemed to go into last night’s game with one thing in mind: put Johnny Football in his place. And judging by the middle finger Manziel threw at the Redskins bench, they did just that. Hope we didn’t hurt your feelings too much...
Via cover32 - Redskins
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo thought Manziel’s Middle Finger Was “Hilarious”

Johnny Manziel does not enjoy being the butt of anyone’s jokes, so you knew that the hot-blooded Browns rookie would eventually let the Redskins know personally what he thought of Brian Orakpo mocking his Manziel money gesture. Manziel has been a talker since his time at A&M, so it shouldn’t have shocked anyone that he had the gall to deliver a middle-fingered salute towards...
Via Thacover2
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo On Johnny Manziel’s Middle Finger: ‘It Was Hilarious’

The Johnny Manziel show continued Monday in the nation’s capital, and apparently everyone enjoyed the show — even the Washington Redskins. The Redskins’ bench was on the receiving end of a one-fingered salute from the Cleveland Browns quarterback during their preseason game, and apparently there’s no hard feelings. “It was hilarious,” Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo...
Via NESN.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Brian Orakpo: Johnny Manziel’s Gesture was “Hilarious”

The media went crazy after Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel flipped the bird towards the Washington Redskins bench during last night’s preseason game, but Manziel’s opponents didn’t seem to care all that much. To be frank, Washington’s defensive players found it funny. Especially outside linebacker Brian Orakpo, who mimicked Manziel’s now infamous “show me the money”...
Via Standing O Sports
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo Been Flagged for Taunting Johnny Manziel?

One of the early highlights (low?) of Monday night's game between the Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins was a first quarter sack of Johnny Manziel. Actually, while the sack was the important part of the play it's something after it that has received the bulk of the attention.I'm talking about Brian Orakpo taunting Manziel by flashing Johnny Football's well...
Via FatManWriting
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo Celebrates Teammate’s Sack of Johnny Manziel with Money Signs

Something the Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback will have to deal with in the NFL is the mocking by opposing teams’ players. Johnny Manziel has his signature “money” celebration and with all the hype coming in, NFL veterans will be poised to mock him anytime one of them gets the best of him. That was the case with Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo, who does Manziel’s ...
Via KCM Sports
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo Celebrates Sack With Johnny Manziel Money Signs

So we pretty much all know that people would be gunning for Johnny Football one way or another. During Monday night’s preseason game for the Redskins against the Browns, outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan sacked Johhny Manziel. No big deal, but what happened next is pretty epic, and what we’re most likely to see all season. Yes, that is Brian Orakpo throwing up the money sign...
Via Geeks and Cleats
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo Sacks Johnny Manziel, Taunts Him With Money Sign (GIF)

Johnny Manziel won’t be the only one flashing his famous “money sign” this NFL season, we also will see it from defensive players who sack him. Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo sacked the Browns quarterback during Monday night’s preseason game in Washington, and then taunted Manziel with the money celebration. Ryan Kerrigan sacks Manziel and Orakpo celebrates with the "...
Via NESN.com
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo does Johnny Manziel hand gesture after sack (GIF)

The Washington Redskins got a sack on Johnny Manziel in the first quarter of Monday’s preseason game against the Cleveland Browns, and one of their players decided to mock Manziel. Ryan Kerrigan sacked Johnny Football on the backup quarterback’s first drive of the game. Brian Orakpo decided to act appropriately. This isn’t the first time […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo Celebrates Ryan Kerrigan’s Sack Of Johnny Manziel By Flashing The “Money” Sign

Ryan Kerrigan sacks Manziel and Orakpo celebrates with the "money" sign #CLEvsWAS pic.twitter.com/boQ7oAv5Tl — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) August 19, 2014 It’s the problem with having a “signature” celebration. When an opponent is able to make a play against you, it leaves you open to having your celebration mocked (just ask Cam Newton). So, Johnny Manziel better get...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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