Mike Jones

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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An outside linebacker spot opened up when Brian Orakpo was lost with a season-ending pectoral injury.

  • Oct 21, 2014

After using third-year pro Tom Compton in a rotation with starting right tackle Tyler Polumbus during the second half of Sunday’s win, Redskins Coach Jay Gruden is considering going with Compton full-time.

  • Oct 21, 2014

Mike Jones answers reader questions on the quarterback’s recovery, Brian Orakpo’s future, why Alfred Morris and the running game aren’t succeeding, DeSean Jackson’s blocking and more.

  • Oct 21, 2014

Injury to Pro Bowl linebacker robs defense of second starter in four weeks. Rookie Trent Murphy steps in.

  • Oct 20, 2014

The outside linebacker, who’d been struggling to get to the quarterback this season, torn a pectoral muscle opposite the side where he’s had that injury previously.

  • Oct 20, 2014

The Redskins managed to stop the bleeding, pulling off a 19-17 comeback victory over the Titans. Mike Jones shares observations on the quarterbacks, young players who stood out and more.

  • Oct 20, 2014

Outside linebacker Brian Orakpo left Sunday’s game with a potentially serious injury to his right pectoral muscle, but an MRI exam is needed to determine the extent of the damage.

  • Oct 19, 2014

Colt McCoy steps in for Kirk Cousins in the second half and leads the Redskins to victory over the Tennessee Titans.

  • Oct 19, 2014

The Washington Redskins on Sunday inducted former quarterback Mark Rypien into the Ring of Fame at FedEx Field.

  • Oct 19, 2014

Both teams come in with issues, but there are plenty of connections between Washington and Tennessee.

  • Oct 19, 2014
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About
Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. A native of Warrenton, Va., he got his start in journalism covering sports for his hometown paper, The Fauquier Citizen, in 1999 and eventually became sports editor. Jones went on to cover the Washington Wizards for the Washington Times and CSNWashington.com from 2007 to 2010 before covering the Redskins for TBD.com for the 2010 season. He joined The Post’s staff in February, 2011. He lives on the Eastern Shore with his wife, Katie, and four children, Siera, Timothy, Malakai and Silas. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind – which is rare – he can be found screaming and cheering at one of his kids’ softball, baseball, soccer or basketball games.
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