Posts Tagged ‘Brian Orakpo’

Redskins vs. 49ers preview: By the Numbers

If you’re a Redskins fan, you might want to brace yourself — because this isn’t going to be pretty. Team Record: Washington Redskins: 3-4 San Francisco 49ers: 6-1 Quarterbacks: Rex Grossman + John Beck, Washington: 134 completions out of 223 attempts (56.8% completion), 1736 yards, 7 TD’s, 12 INT’s, 67.7 QB Rating Alex Smith, San […]

A “Lack of Talent” Show

Anyone who knows anything about NFL football knows that it’s no secret that the Redskins and their fanbase were the butt of numerous punchlines of jokes surrounding the Redskins throwing excessive amounts of money at big name players, and consistently contending for the “offseason championship” or “championship team on paper” title. Over the last 11 […]

Redskins LB Orakpo fined $15K for hit on Eagles QB Vick

The NFL has fined Redskins standout pass rusher Brian Orakpo $15,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Eagles quarterback Michael Vick in last Sunday’s game according to Mike Jones of the Washington Post. Orakpo was flagged for unnecessary roughness after he hit Vick just after the quarterback threw the ball away in the end zone during the […]

Brian Orakpo named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Redskins Outside Linebacker Brian Orakpo has been named NFC defensive player of the week, according to various news sources. In last week’s 17-10 win over the St. Louis Rams, Orakpo’s stat line included 2.5 sacks, five tackles (two for a loss), three quarterback hits and a forced fumble. Orakpo now has 3.5 sacks on the […]

Redskins defense ranks among the best in league in key statistical categories

Let’s face it: last year, Jim Haslett and his 3-4 defense weren’t exactly the the people/things that Redskins fans were happiest with, with the arrival of new regime under Bruce Allen and Mike Shanahan. The defense seemed to be a mish-mash of players playing in positions they weren’t suited for, or positions that they essentially […]

Redskins defense fends off comeback attempt, ensuring a 17-10 victory vs. St. Louis.

This week, the Redskins defense made sure that, with the offense once again struggling in the second half, they wouldn’t blow yet another fourth quarter lead. The Redskins defense held the offense of the St. Louis Rams to only 172 total offense in the entire game, sacked Rams quarterback Sam Bradford seven times, hit Bradford […]

Redskins CB Hall, LB Orakpo gunning for Romo’s rib?

Just tell it like it is – the target is on Cowboys injured quarterback Tony Romo and his fractured rib.  That’s why he had to get a protective vest for Monday night’s contest. So in rare form, Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall decided he wasn’t going to hide away from the fact that he’s specifically aiming […]

We Want Dallas

Watching the Redskins in person is a unique experience. Hearing the chants of “WE WANT DALLAS!” reverberate through the stadium can give any Skins fan goose bumps. While belting out the Dallas chant, a sense of pride that has been missing for far to long swept over FedEx. Heading into the Monday clash in Texas, […]