Need to Know: Why doesn’t Aldrick play more? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 22, five days before the Washington Redskins travel to Denver to play the Broncos. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Mike Shanahan’s Monday news conference: 1.
A look at some players the Redskins could consider to fill Brandon Meriweather's roster spot while he's suspended these next two week.s
Hall: 2013 Redskins better than 2012 Redskins
"I feel like we’re a better team this year than we were last year," he said. "Last year, to run off seven in a row, was pretty impressive. And I feel like we’re better this year. But you’ve got to win games. You’ve got to win games. You’ve got to try to string some wins together. You know, you can’t win one, lose four, win one, lose four. You can’t do that. So we obviously have to go on a little bit of a run here…..
Stephen Bowen has torn knee ligament
Defensive end Stephen Bowen tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee but his status for Sunday’s game against Denver remains uncertain at this point, Coach Mike Shanahan said on Monday.
Brian Orakpo: Pick-six ‘a phenomenal feeling’
"I’ve never scored, actually," Orakpo said after the game. "I started playing football in middle school and I never scored in middle school, high school, college or the pros. I’ve never had a pick in general. It was a crazy feeling. I was so excited that I didn’t know what to do once I got in the end zone. It was a phenomenal feeling. I’ve been preaching that I’m trying to get my ‘Ryan Kerrigan’ on, with all the picks he’s got – and Rob Jackson. I’m trying to catch up a little bit."
Barry Cofield, DeAngelo Hall defend Brandon Meriweather on first hit
"I don’t think the first one was actually a head-to-head," Hall said. "I don’t know what more he can do. I didn’t see the second one, but I know [defensive back] Raheem [Morris] kind of came over on the sideline and said, ‘Yeah, that’s probably one.’ The first one, it felt good, it looked good. I thought it was a good play by him. But it’s getting tough. This is an offensive league."
Quick Takes: Washington Redskins hurt selves at safety - ESPN
*Even if Brandon Meriweather wins an appeal on his two-game suspension, he might still end up serving one game. Tampa Bay’s Dashon Goldson earli
Upon Further Review: Washington Redskins Week 7 - ESPN
A review of four hot issues following the Washington Redskins' 45-41 win over the Chicago Bears: Robert’s return: Quarterback Robert Griffin II
Broncos' Champ Bailey to miss at least one game with foot injury - The Denver Post
Expect Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey to miss one more game with that nagging injury to his left foot.