Coming into the Redskins game against the Cowboys, the Redskins defense figured to have a pretty interesting day. They were facing a quarterback in Tony Romo who was coming off a broken rib and a punctured lung, so the Redskins defense wanted to put him on the ground early and often. They got their hits in, but it didn't seem to affect him that much. Which led to Brian Orakpo questioning the severity of the injury on Tuesday, according to the D.C. Sports Bog.
"To me they blown it way out of proportion," the linebacker said on ESPN 980’s John Thompson Show on Tuesday. "I mean, they tried to make it seem like the guy was hospitalized the night before the game, just so we could build it up if they was to win the game — oh he’s a courageous player to go out there and play. The guy was playing just like Tony Romo, running around, making throws. He got hit throughout the whole game and still getting up. I mean, it was blown way out of proportion, but it is what it is."
I always hesitate to underestimate injuries, but I might have to agree with 'Rak here. I mean, a punctured lung? REALLY?