Orakpo: 'I felt a pop'

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Orakpo: 'I felt a pop'

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo confirmed Monday afternoon that the X-ray and MRI exam on his shoulder revealed no significant damage.Coach Mike Shanahan, though, said he does not anticipate Orakpo suiting up again during the preseason as a precaution.I feel better today, Orakpo said. We got some good news, so Im very optimistic about it. It wasnt as serious as I thought and I should be ready to roll.Orakpo was injured in the first quarter of Saturdays 33-31 loss in Chicago as he attempted to arm tackle Bears wide receiver Devin Hester.As he lay on the field, Orakpo feared the worst. The sharp pain he felt was in the same pectoral muscle that he tore in the season finale last season.I worked this hard trying to get back, and I actually felt it pop, Orakpo said. I thought it was done, to be honest with you. It felt very similar, thats why it took a long process to get off the field. Thats what scared me the most.Orakpo was examined Saturday night by renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews, who happened to be on the sidelines. Andrews performed the original surgery.There was no tear, Shanahan said. They felt like it was a little scar tissue, but nothing that serious. So he should be okay. Everyone is relieved.

Bashaud Breeland whiffs on tee, should not become pro golfer

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Bashaud Breeland whiffs on tee, should not become pro golfer

Bashaud Breeland is truly good at a lot of stuff: Covering NFL receivers, looking fresh at the Preakness and making you think with his tweets are just three examples of things the corner is skilled in. 

But on Monday, a video emerged on Twitter that revealed at least one area No. 26 struggles in: golf. Or, to be more specific, making even the smallest piece of contact with a teed up ball in no less than four swings.

Here's the lowlight, captured by Breeland's fellow defender Junior Galette. For any swing instructors out there, this footage could be considered NSFW due to the extreme absence of fundamentals:

At first, the third-year pro's stance isn't all that discouraging. But a few seconds in, someone (probably Galette) says quietly, "This is, I think, the fourth attempt," and it's at that moment that viewers understand what's about to unfold is going to go horribly wrong for Breeland.  

And it, of course, does, as he whiffs on the drive and then nearly turns an ankle on the tee box marker afterward. Defensive coordinator Joe Barry's heart will skip a beat when he sees that part of the blooper.

Here's Breeland's response to Galette tweeting the video:

Unfortunately for the 24-year-old, it looks like he's going to need more practice than 2002 Allen Iverson to fully fix what's wrong with his game.

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High school senior takes Redskins cheerleader to prom

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High school senior takes Redskins cheerleader to prom

Some people can say they took a cheerleader to prom, but how many of you can say you took a Redskins cheerleader to prom? Stephen Bieber can.

Bieber reached out to Redskins cheerleader Christa Aiken and asked how many retweets it would take for her to go to prom with him. She responded with "At least 10K!!" and the challenge was on.

Bieber did pass the 10,000 mark and to her credit, Aiken kept her word.

Now let's get this out of the way: it appears that Stephen Bieber is not related to Justin Bieber, so it's OK to feel happy for him. That's good, because Bieber did prom right. Not only did he get to take a Redskins cheerleader as his date, he also pulled up in style in a Rolls-Royce.

There was also dabbing:

Not surprisingly, it seems as if Bieber had some competition once he got to prom:

All in all, it looked like a pretty special night for Bieber. Thank goodness my prom days are well behind me because the bar has now been set pretty darn high.

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Following James' sad flop, Galette posts his own 'LeBroning' video

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Following James' sad flop, Galette posts his own 'LeBroning' video

During Game 3 of the Cavaliers-Raptors Eastern Conference Finals series, Lebron James was viciously elbowed by an out-of-control Toronto opponent. The extreme force from his attacker's arm propelled a tumbling James backward and onto the floor as fans shrieked in horror at the act they had just witnessed. Referees had no choice but to eject the man who initiated the earth-shaking contact from basketball forever, as one of the league's biggest stars writhed on the ground in intense pain.

Wait, hold on a second. A mistake has been made. The entire above paragraph is totally false.

That's the sequence you think would have happened on Saturday night, after seeing this absolutely absurd James flop:

As it turns out, the elbow that sent James sliding was that of his own teammate, Tristan Thompson. Furthermore, the blow simply glanced the Cavs leader on his chin, even though he acted as if he was just bashed in the mouth by an angry Rougned Odor. And because the flop is so ridiculous, Junior Galette wants to make fun of it.

The only problem is, he can't, because one time, he tried to win an Oscar for Best Actor in a Sports Game, too.

Check out what the Redskins' defender had to say on Monday:

The video Galette linked to does in fact reveal that, when he was a Saint, the 28-year-old tried to draw a personal foul penalty by flailing and falling versus the Dolphins. It was a bad attempt. A really bad attempt. So that's why, when people come after the King for his embellishment, you won't hear a peep from Galette. 

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