Redskins OLB Rob Jackson has been an underrated reason for the team's defensive success, whether he's pressuring or dropping into coverage.
Replacing Adam Carriker and Brian Orakpo won't just fall on Redskins defenders — RG3 will be asked to pick up more of the slack, fairly or not.
The Redskins were dealt a huge blow in Sunday’s loss to the Rams, as DE Adam Carriker and OLB Brian Orakpo both suffered season-ending injuries.
It perhaps hasn’t happened yet, but OLB Ryan Kerrigan just might be the Redskins’ best defensive player by season’s end.
Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo and SS Brandon Meriweather will undergo MRIs after leaving the team's preseason loss to the Bears with injuries.
Here's another key matchup as the Vikings prepare to play the Redskins in Washington on Saturday.
Bill Belichick praised Redskins rookie OLB Ryan Kerrigan, and one NFL scout told PFW he thinks Kerrigan does some things better than Brian Orakpo.
The Redskins will be bringing the heat with OLBs Ryan Kerrigan and Brian Orakpo in Sunday's game against the Patriots.
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Redskins LB Brian Orakpo and Bears RS Devin Hester were NFC Players of the Week for Week Four.
Sam Acho from Texas has a tough task at the NFL Scouting Combine: to prove to teams that he can play both defensive end and outside linebacker.
Redskins LBs Brian Orakpo and London Fletcher were added to nthe NFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Clay Matthews of the Packers and the Bears' Brian Urlacher.
Dallas' long-standing problems at free safety haven't been alleviated by Alan Ball, who is proving to be no more than a stopgap, according to NFC East Whispers.
Pressure off the edge has given the Bears' pass protection trouble all season, and it will have another disruptive rusher to contend with this week in Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo.
According to "Whispers," OLB Brian Orakpo's role in Redskins coordinator Jim Haslett's new defense could enable him to significantly improve on his 11-sack rookie season.
One of the interesting possibilities for new Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett could be the inclusion of some 3-4 looks and schemes in Washington.
There was an impressive number of instant-impact players in the 2009 rookie class, headlined by Texans Pro Bowl OLB Brian Cushing.