Redskins Defense Looking for Encore in St. Louis

Posted: September 14, 2012 in Redskins
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Originally posted on CBS DC:

ASHBURN, Va. (CBSDC) — When the Redskins take the field to play the St. Louis Rams this weekend, Washington’s front seven will look to repeat its performance from one year ago at the Edward Jones Dome.

While facing the Rams 11 months ago, Washington tallied seven sacks and held Steven Jackson to 2.6 yards per carry in a dominating performance that limited St. Louis to 10 points.

Brian Orakpo registered a season-high 2.5 sacks while Stephen Bowen (1.5), Ryan Kerrigan (1.0) and Adam Carriker all contributed to a dominant effort against St. Louis’ offensive front.

“They got away from the run once we were able to contain Steven Jackson,” Orakpo said about last year’s suffocating defensive performance. “We’re going in with the same game plan. We feel like they’re going to be a run heavy type of offense. That’s what they’ve shown on film so far. We’ve got to get…

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