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Ryan Kerrigan | Linebacker

Team: Washington Redskins
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/16/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 260
College: Purdue
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Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan (hand) will play Sunday against the Patriots.
Kerrigan had surgery to repair his broken right hand during the Redskins' bye week and was back at practice on Monday. He'll be wearing a protective cast on his hand when he takes the field Sunday, though his fingers and thumb will be free. Nov 8 - 10:59 AM

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Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan (broken hand) is listed as questionable for Week 9 against the Patriots.

He was limited at practice this week. Kerrigan broke his hand against the Bucs in Week 7 but had the bye week to heal up. We're expecting him to play on Sunday.
Nov 6 - 4:05 PM

Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan (broken hand) is practicing Monday.

Kerrigan had surgery to repair a broken right hand last week, but he said the plan was to play against the Patriots. Getting in a practice this early in the week suggests he is still on track to play. Kerrigan has 3.5 sacks this season.
Nov 2 - 11:04 AM

Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan (hand) said "if things go according to plan" he should play Week 9 against the Patriots.

Kerrigan had surgery to repair a broken right hand on Monday. While Kerrigan admitted it would be a stretch for him to play this week, the bye gives him some extra time to recover. If Kerrigan does suit up against the Pats, he'll have to wear something to protect his injured hand.
Oct 27 - 2:47 PM

The Redskins will know by next week if OLB Ryan Kerrigan (hand surgery) has to miss any time.

Coach Jay Gruden admitted Monday the Redskins believe the bye week could be sufficient time for Kerrigan to recover. The Redskins get the Patriots in Week 9.
Oct 26 - 3:08 PM

Raiders OLB Ryan Kerrigan is scheduled to have surgery on his broken hand Monday.

With the Redskins on bye this week, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports there is a chance Kerrigan will not miss any game time. Rookie Preston Smith will play an expanded role if Kerrigan is forced to miss any games.
Oct 26 - 12:51 PM

Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan (broken hand) will see a specialist Monday.

Kerrigan suffered a fractured right hand Week 7 against the Bucs. The specialist will likely determine if Kerrigan needs surgery to repair the injury. Easily the best edge rusher on the roster, Kerrigan has 3.5 sacks this season. Rookie Preston Smith will have an expanded role while Kerrigan is sidelined.
Source: ESPN
Oct 26 - 8:50 AM

Ryan Kerrigan suffered a fractured right hand in the Redskins' Week 7 game against the Buccaneers.

Obviously he won't be returning. Washington's defense has suffered all kinds of injuries today but Kerrigan's is easily the most devastating. Kerrigan's absence should open up more snaps for Preston Smith.
Oct 25 - 3:00 PM

OLB Ryan Kerrigan exited the Redskins' Week 7 game against the Buccaneers with a hand injury and will not return.

The Redskins are dropping like flies in this one. Keenan Robinson (abdomen) and Mason Foster (hamstring) have also gotten hurt in the early going. Kerrigan is in the locker room getting his hand looked at. He recorded one tackle before leaving early in the second quarter.
Oct 25 - 1:59 PM

Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan will decide how many snaps he plays Week 1.

Kerrigan missed most of the offseason program after having knee surgery in the spring and did not play a snap this preseason. When asked if Kerrigan would be limited Week 1, coach Jay Gruden said, "He’s the type of guy that’s really on his own pitch count. You’re tired you get yourself out. If you’re not tired, you stay your butt in there." With Junior Galette (Achilles) done for the year, Kerrigan will be the primary pass-rushing force for Washington.
Sep 12 - 8:58 AM

Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan said his surgically-repaired knee is "feeling great."

Kerrigan was held out of all four preseason games after undergoing a scope to remove bone spurs from his left knee in May. Kerrigan participated in almost every training camp practice, however, and said the knee responded well. "It would get swollen at times, but my range of motion has been strong and good," he said. "That’s always the main thing, to make sure it’s bending right."
Source: ESPN
Sep 7 - 10:52 AM

Redskins signed OLB Ryan Kerrigan to a five-year, $57.5 million extension through 2020.

Kerrigan was entering the final year of his contract and set to play on his fifth-year team option at $7.038 million. He's yet to miss a start since being taken with the No. 16 overall pick in 2011 and graded out as a top-five 3-4 outside linebacker at Pro Football Focus last season, finishing second behind Chiefs OLB Justin Houston (59) with 51 hurries. Kerrigan has 38.5 career sacks and topped out at 13.5 in 2015. Coming off an offseason knee scope, Kerrigan is one of the more underrated edge rushers in the league. Washington smartly chose to do a long-term deal with 26-year-old Kerrigan over oft-injured Brian Orakpo.
Jul 29 - 1:21 PM

Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan (knee scope) has resumed running.

"My leg feels really good, and I'm glad I got the surgery – not just for football but it makes my everyday life feel better, so I'm glad I got it done," Kerrigan said. "Now it's just a matter of getting strong and getting into shape." The contract-year pass rusher is expected to be ready for training camp. He's never missed a game in four seasons.
Jul 2 - 1:44 PM

CSN Washington reports OLB Ryan Kerrigan (knee surgery) is expected to be cleared for training camp.

The Redskins have yet to put a timetable on Kerrigan's return, but his knee scope is expected to sideline him for the majority of OTAs. There hasn't been any concern over his camp status. Entering a contract year, the Redskins could resume extension talks with Kerrigan when healthy.
May 29 - 7:57 PM

Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan underwent arthroscopic knee surgery.

Kerrigan had been dealing with knee soreness throughout the offseason. He'll be sidelined for the majority of OTAs, but isn't expected to miss significant time. The injury comes at a bad time for Kerrigan, who had been in extension talks with the Redskins. Kerrigan's knee scope shouldn't impact his training camp status.
May 20 - 5:03 PM

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