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Daily Slop: Orakpo Was in Coverage Over 50% of Miami's Passing Plays


Inexplicable: Brian Orakpo dropped into coverage on 14 of Matt Moore's 29 passes
It is inexcusable to not have our best pass rusher do what we pay him to do on at least 85-90% of passes.

The Redskins Blog | Orakpo: Stop The Run, Bring On The Fun
Rak: "A guy like myself, a guy like Kerrigan–we do what we’re asked to do, we’re very coachable guys–but at the same time, we wanna rush the passer, we wanna get after him." In Rak's career, he’s played the Cowboys in five games with zero career sacks.  Against all divisional opponents in his career, he has only one-half sack.

Redskins notes: Injury update | John Keim | Washington Examiner
If Locklear can’t play, the Redskins would turn to newly-signed Tyler Polumbus or undrafted free agent Willie Smith.

LaRon Landry on the haters, lames and wackos - DC Sports Bog 
Redskins safety is either frustrated by the criticism from the outside world, or speaking in a foreign language.

HomerMcFanboy " can tashard choice make a difference?
"He never really got enough touches," Bowen said. "They already had in their mind who they wanted, so even when he went out there and proved himself they still wouldn’t give him enough opportunities. Now, I’m so excited for him. He’s one of my best friends and I know he’s going to be ready to take on Dallas."

Fred Davis’ Guaranteed $$ Is Going Up In Smoke | Fatpickled
An interesting reason why Shanahan let the Fred Davis weed rumor get out to Schefter.

Redskins could learn from the Patriots’ brand of Moneyball - The Insider - The Washington Post
Whether we’re talking about the A’s, the Patriots or the Redskins, maximizing talent within a budget is the name of the game.

Redskins injury report: Three starters out Wednesday - The Insider
Right tackle Jammal Brown (groin) and his replacement Sean Locklear (ankle) both were limited in practice.

Stephen Bowen: No beef with Cowboys, Costa - The Insider - The Washington Post
The last time the Redskins faced the Cowboys, Cowboys players accused Washington defenders of simulating their snap count.

Report: John Wall at Club Where Deadly Shooting Occurred | NBC Washington
John Wall may have been at the club when Monday's Manhattan shooting occurred.

The Redskins Blog | Vernon Fox On Dallas Payback, Fan Morale
Fox talks about the importance of fan morale to the team right now, and talks about payback against Dallas

Giants can end Dream Team’s playoff pipe dream -
NYPost refers to the Offseason Champions as the "Dan Snyder Trophy" and awarded it to Philly.

What we know: Scouting the Cowboys | John Keim | NFL | Washington Examiner
The Oline is playing better " The improvement began when guard Montrae Holland replaced rookie Bill Nagy at left guard, giving the Cowboys more size at the position. It also helps that the same unit has started four consecutive games.

Peyton Manning On Ole Miss Coaching Job Rumors: "Tell Them I'm 0-10 As An Assistant For Indianapolis"
Ole Miss fired head football coach Houston Nutt last week.

Kevin Kolb Says He Knew Some Of The Eagles' Plays, Because The Eagles Didn't Bother To Change Their Signals
"During the two-minute drill, you almost feel guilty," Kolb said with a laugh. "Mike's sitting there giving the signals, and I'm standing there on our sidelines, screaming at our corners, 'Hey it's a go ball, hey he's running a screen, hey he's running a slant.'"

Grossman Preparing For Start " CBS Washington
Rex Grossman is preparing to start against the Dallas Cowboys. Unlike a week ago at this time, he's already been told he'll be the Redskins' starter.

Fred Smoot speaking more Redskins truths - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
"This is how I feel about the Redskins, this is what we do: we get the best leftovers in the NFL. Joe Gibbs is the only home-grown coach we’ve had in the last 15 years. We went and got Shanahan that I felt was over the hill. Is he capable? Yes, he’s capable. Is he a Super Bowl -inning coach? Yes, he is. But has football passed him in this present time? I don’t know."

Cowboys Next (Two) Opponents: Video Review Of Washington @ Miami - Blogging The Boys
Dallas goes to play Washington. A Cowboys fan takes a look at the Redskins game against the Miami Dolphins.

Cowboys-Ex Bowen: I Made The Right Moves
"I believe so," Bowen said. "I love the defense. I'm getting an opportunity to really showcase myself, as in Dallas I was mostly just a situational guy. So, they believed in me here, and I love it here. I'm back on the East Coast, I'm close to my family, so I think I made all the right moves."