Posts Tagged ‘Brian Orakpo’

Faulk: Trade down helped Redskins

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.

Data Points: DE could be popular pick in 2011

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.

Gone fishin’ with Revis, Orakpo, Megatron

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.

Injury Roundup: T.O. done for season

An updated look at some of the notable injuries around the league in Week 15.

Redskins’ Doughty sidelined by head injury

Redskins safety Reed Doughty is questionable to return to Sunday’s game against the Cowboys after suffering a head injury during the first half.

Cutler expects to be blitzed by Redskins

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.

Landry says that he and the Redskins are “cool”

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.

Which defensive ends equipped to move to linebacker?

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.

Vikings lead way with eight Pro Bowlers

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.

Observations from a weekend of football

Impressions and observations after another weekend of football.

First-half observations from Washington

Redskins starting QB Jason Campbell had a troublesome outing against the Steelers, but the defense has looked great.

Around the league

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.

Heat, Zorn’s practices take their toll on ‘Skins

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.

Haynesworth back on the field; Orakpo impressing

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.

Orakpo’s deal worth up to $20 million over five years

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.

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