The Redskins were the second team to orchestrate a trade down in the first round, dealing the 10th overall pick to the Jaguars to acquire the 16th selection and the No. 49 choice, in the second round.
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With the 76th draft quickly approaching, there has been much speculation over where the value is in the draft. NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock foresees as many as nine defensive ends going in the first round.
Watch what happened this week in Hawaii when Darrelle Revis, Brian Orakpo and Calvin Johnson tried their hands at a little deep sea fishing. Player correspondent Chris Cooley has the full report.
Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Injury roundup, Amari Spievey, Andy Reid, Austin Collie, Brian Leonard, Brian Orakpo, Brit Miller, David Reed, Early Doucet, Eric Wright, Gerald Sensabaugh, Jabari Greer, Junior Siavii, Knowshon Moreno, Langston Walker, LaRod Stephens-Howling, Louis Delmas, Nate Allen, Nnamdi Asomugha, Phillip Daniels, Reed Doughty, Richard Seymour, Sean Lee, Spencer Larson, Steve Spagnuolo, Terrell Owens, Week 15 injuries 2010
An updated look at some of the notable injuries around the league in Week 15.
Redskins safety Reed Doughty is questionable to return to Sunday’s game against the Cowboys after suffering a head injury during the first half.
Bears QB Jay Cutler met with reporters on Wednesday and said that he expects to be pressured by the Redskins this week. Cutler also said that he expects the upcoming Chicago winter to be cold.
Redskins safety LaRon Landry, who has had his name involved in trade talks, briefly walked out of the team’s voluntary offseason workouts, but said that he and the team are “cool” now, reports the Washington Post.
With so many teams playing the 3-4 defense these days, college defensive ends are often being asked to run some outside linebacker drills at their pro days.
Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2010 Pro Bowl, Adrian Peterson, Alan Faneca, Brett Favre, Brian Cushing, Brian Orakpo, Bryant McKinnie, DeSean Jackson, Gil Byrd, Heath Farwell, Jairus Byrd, Jared Allen, Kevin Williams, Peyton Manning, Randy Moss, Ray Lewis, Sidney Rice, Steve Hutchinson, Tony Gonzalez, Troy Polamalu
Taking a look through the 2010 Pro Bowl rosters for the AFC and NFC, here are a few interesting distinctions. The list starts with the Minnesota Vikings, who lead the way with eight Pro Bowl representatives.
Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: A.J. Trapasso, Aaron Rodgers, Brian Orakpo, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Dom Capers, Glen Coffee, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jay Alford, Jerry Jones, Josh Cribbs, Martellus Bennett, Matt Hasselbeck, Mike Singletary, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora, Rocky Bernard, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Tony Romo, Washington Redskins
Impressions and observations after another weekend of football.
Posted: Saturday, August 22nd, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Albert Haynesworth, Andre Carter, Brian Orakpo, Charlie Batch, Chris Samuels, DeAngelo Hall, Fred Davis, Greg Blache, Jason Campbell, Jim Zorn, Ladell Betts, Malcolm Kelly, Mike Sellers, New England Patriots, Phillip Daniels, Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins
Redskins starting QB Jason Campbell had a troublesome outing against the Steelers, but the defense has looked great.
Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Brian Orakpo, Daunte Culpepper, Detroit Lions, Jason Campbell, Matthew Stafford, Michael Oher, Mike Vick, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins
Some news and notes from around the league, including a look at Tom Brady’s return, some impressive rookies, the latest on the Detroit quarterback battle and some other odds and ends.
Here in Ashburn, Va., the Redskins were hitting. Coach Jim Zorn led a physical practice, with lots of inside running drills, some goal line stuff and they went at it for a full two hours. A fair amount of bodies dropped as well, particularly at an area where the Redskins are already vulnerable.
Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth, who missed practice Monday after getting an injection in his knee, is back in full pads Tuesday morning and taking part in drills.
NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora reports defensive end Brian Orakpo‘s deal with the Redskins includes $12.1 million guaranteed as part of a five-year deal. The contract is worth up to $20 million, according to a league source.