No surgery for Orakpo, Meriweather

Updated: August 20, 2012, 4:55 PM ET
Associated Press

ASHBURN, Va. -- Brian Orakpo and Brandon Meriweather escaped serious damage from scary-looking injuries in the Washington Redskins' second preseason game.

Coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that neither player will require surgery, although both will sit out the final two games of the preseason.

An MRI revealed that two-time Pro Bowl linebacker Orakpo damaged some scar tissue in his left shoulder when he stretched his arm to try to tackle Chicago Bears receiver Devin Hester in ...

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