Redskins vs Bears Post Game News and Notes:

News Washington Commanders

— DL Albert Haynesworth posted his first sack of the year, leaped over an offensive lineman on a goal-line play to allow linebacker London Fletcher to take the ball from Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. He was credited with three tackles,two tackles were for losses. On one play Haynesworth lifted 315-pound guard Chris Williams off his feet and used the former first-rounder to sack Cutler by pushing into and through the Bears backfield until he was on top of Jay Cutler

— The Washington Redskins are 4-1 in the NFC and 2-0 in the division

— Redskins fullback Mike Sellers left Soldier Field wearing a protective boot on his foot and running back Chad Simpson was inactive with a hamstring injury he suffered Friday, that leaves only Ryan Torain and Keiland Williams as the only healthy backs on the Redskins roster

— Linebacker Brian Orakpo had two sacks Sunday, bringing his season total to seven in seven games. Orakpo also drew penalty flags twice during one drive for lining up in the neutral zone,

— Redskins free safety Reed Doughty who started in place of Kareem Moore in Sunday’s 17-14 victory over the Chicago Bears said it was “more situational than a demotion for Moore”

— “It’s not necessarily big for me, man, but it’s big for this defense, You go out and look at the stats, man, we don’t look too good on paper. But you watch us play live, man, we come out there and we’re flying around. We’re trying to hit guys. . . . I guarantee everybody that comes against our defense is definitely thinking twice about catching any balls, running any balls, running any routes, because we’re going to try to bring it to them.” — CB DeAngelo Hall on his four interception performance

— Punter Hunter Smith had a net average of 28.7 yards on seven punts, he punted the ball out of bounds five times. Special teams coordinator Danny Smith said It was all by design to keep the ball away from Chicago’s talented punter returner, Devin Hester.

— Center Casey Rabach said the offensive linemen were “begging” Kyle Shanahan to continue calling run plays.

— WR Joey Galloway started the season as the Redskins number two receiver and has three more catches (8) than CB DeAngelo Hall (5)

— Linebacker Rocky McIntosh returned to the lineup after being sidelined by a concussion last week to share the team lead with eight tackles, including six unassisted, he also recorded one sack and forced a fumble  

Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Bernie Marshall

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