This was supposed to be the season Brian Orakpo proved to the Redskins and the rest of the NFL that he’s worthy of a lucrative, long-term contract.
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Brian Orakpo wore a small cast on his left hand against the Giants to protect the finger he dislocated in Philadelphia five days earlier.
Through three games the Redskins defense looks like one of the best run stopping units in the NFL. Last week, the Giants running back Rashad Jennings ran for more than 150 yards.
The Redskins are not only facing a short turnaround, they’re also facing the prospect of playing the Giants on Thursday night with a long list of banged up starters.