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- Apr 11, 2009
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- Montclair, VA
The Redskins’ defense needed good news. It got the worst instead: two-time Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo and starting left defensive end Adam Carriker are done for the season.
Orakpo tore a muscle in his left pectoral and Carriker tore his right quadriceps in Sunday’s 31-28 loss to St. Louis.
Carriker faces a six-month recovery period; Orakpo faces a four-month recovery.
Jarvis Jenkins will replace Carriker in the starting lineup while Rob Jackson and Chris Wilson will compete for Orakpo’s spot. Both played Sunday. Coach Mike Shanahan said they’ll likely promote defensive end Doug Worthington off the practice squad to take Carriker’s roster spot....