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DeAngelo Hall is Pro Bowl MVP; NFC wins, 55-41

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall earned most valuable player honors at Sunday's Pro Bowl, a 55-41 victory by the NFC. Hall had an interception, returned a fumble 34 yards for a touchdown and was credited with six solo tackles. The Redskins' Brian Orakpo had seven total tackles, and his teammate and...

By David Larimer  | January 30, 2011; 11:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (183)
Categories:  Brian Orakpo, DeAngelo Hall, London Fletcher  
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Washington Redskins draft: Help for 3-4 defense could be available

One of the problems with the Redskins' defensive scheme was the imbalance in the pass rush. Brian Orakpo was able to pressure the quarterback but opposing teams didn't have to worry about the other side as much. This year's draft could provide a big opportunity to address that problem. Scouts...

By Rick Maese  | January 27, 2011; 8:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (157)
Categories:  Brian Orakpo  
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Brian Orakpo to play in second straight Pro Bowl

The results of last weekend's NFL playoff games ensure that linebacker Brian Orakpo will head to the Pro Bowl for the second straight year. Orakpo, a first alternate, will replace either the Bears' Lance Briggs or the Packers' Clay Mathews, one of whom will be playing in the Super Bowl....

By Washington Post editors  | January 18, 2011; 7:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (73)
Categories:  Brian Orakpo, DeAngelo Hall  
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Orakpo 'pretty sure' he's going to play vs. Giants

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said outside linebacker Brian Orakpo, who missed last week's victory over Jacksonville with groin and hamstring injuries, is "fine" after a week of practice and should play in Sunday's season finale against the New York Giants. "I'm pretty sure I'm going to play," Orakpo said. "Looked...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 31, 2010; 1:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Brian Orakpo, Mike Shanahan  
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Shanahan hopeful that Rogers, Orakpo will play vs. Giants

Coach Mike Shanahan is hopeful that cornerback Carlos Rogers and outside linebacker Brian Orakpo will play in the season finale against the New York Giants. "I just keep my fingers crossed that they're able to go," Shanahan said Monday at Redskins Park. "I really don't know at this time." Rogers...

By Jason Reid  | December 27, 2010; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  Brian Orakpo, Carlos Rogers, Mike Shanahan  
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Kevin Barnes and "Macho" Harris to start as safeties

With the Redskins extremely thin at safety, cornerback Kevin Barnes and the recently signed Macho Harris will start Sunday afternoon against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. Barnes, a second-year player, will replace Reed Doughty, who was not cleared to play after suffering a concussion in last week's 33-30 loss...

By Jason Reid  | December 26, 2010; 12:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (110)
Categories:  Brian Orakpo, Donovan McNabb, Jammal Brown, Kareem Moore, Offensive line, Rex Grossman  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Brian Orakpo out for Jacksonville game, Dan Steinberg , December 24, 2010
Orakpo, Banks, Golston doubtful for Sunday, Rick Maese , December 23, 2010
Donovan McNabb in the Pro Bowl? Never say never, Rick Maese , December 22, 2010
Orakpo on injury: "It's a bad situation", Barry Svrluga , December 19, 2010
The long road to a successful 3-4 defense, Jason Reid , December 14, 2010
Mike Shanahan: Orakpo "was mugged" on winning TD, Barry Svrluga , December 12, 2010
Several Redskins competing for Pro Bowl berths, Rick Maese , December 1, 2010
Is there a Pro Bowler in the house? , Washington Post editors , November 23, 2010
Brian Orakpo is on track for another Pro Bowl, Jason Reid , November 11, 2010
Redskins gameplanning for Michael Vick's skills, Jason Reid , November 10, 2010
Poll: Redskins' MVP on defense, Washington Post sports editors , November 3, 2010
Brian Orakpo: Two sacks, two penalties, Barry Svrluga , October 24, 2010
Brian Orakpo disrupts Packer offense , Paul Tenorio , October 10, 2010
The 3-4 is experiencing some growing pains, Jason Reid , October 2, 2010
Lineup changes in nickel situations, Rick Maese , August 10, 2010
Blitzing out the 3-4 defense: an inside story, Paul Tenorio , August 9, 2010
Linemen go 1-on-1 in practice, Rick Maese , August 3, 2010
Brian Orakpo's new role: The "Buck", Jason Reid , August 3, 2010
Camp storylines: No. 9 Outside linebacker, Jason Reid , July 26, 2010
Redskins last in young talent, Rick Maese , July 14, 2010
Orakpo gives mini scouting report on Okung, Jason Reid , March 25, 2010
 
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