Category: ‘Linebackers’

Washington Redskins not Expected to Move OLB Trent Murphy to Defensive End
February 22nd, 2016 at 8:41 AM
The Washington Redskins are reportedly not entertaining switching outside linebacker Trent Murphy to defensive end to bolster their sagging pass rush. The third-year player out of Stanford does have some pass rushing skills, racking up six sacks in his two seasons with the Redskins, but the possibility looms that Murphy...

Perry Riley Could Become a Cap Casualty This Offseason for Washington Redskins
February 3rd, 2016 at 4:19 PM
The NFL offseason is unlike any other, and some of the most surprising moves come because of the team's need to clear up cap space. The Washington Redskins will be one of several teams with some difficult decisions to make in regards to players due to their cap hit, and...

Washington Redskins’ Brian Orakpo: “I Would Love to Continue to Finish My Career as a Redskin”
December 5th, 2013 at 1:27 AM
Washington Redskin's linebacker Brian Orakpo is starting to heat up on the field, collecting 5.5 sacks over his last four games, as talk of his contract status starts to simmer off the field. Orakpo will become a free agent at the end of the season but recently told the Washington Post...

Washington Redskins’ Phillip Thomas Has Foot Sprain and Other Injury Updates
August 10th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The amount of preseason injuries this season around the NFL has been staggering, so the Washington Redskins breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday when they escaped with a victory against the Tennessee Titans largely unscathed.   However, rookie safety Phillip Thomas, left the game early in the second quarter with...

Washington Redskins Have not Discussed Long-term Contract with Brian Orakpo
June 18th, 2013 at 10:13 AM
All indications have pointed to a healthy return for the Washington Redskin's linebacker Brian Orakpo after a torn pectoral muscle effectively ruined his 2012 season. Orakpo is a free-agent after the season, and the Redskins are apparently content with allowing him to play out the season before offering him a...