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kerrigan recorded a sack and two tackles Sunday. He now has 12.5 sacks on the season.

Kerrigan has recorded five sacks over the last four games.

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Kerrigan (wrist) recorded two sacks Sunday and now has 11.5 on the season.

Kerrigan has four sacks over the last three games.

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Kerrigan (wrist) returned to Sunday's game against the Colts.

Kerrigan left earlier with a wrist injury, but looks to be healthy enough to see a few more snaps. The IDP star currently has the only Washington sack on the day.

Ryan Kerrigan LB WAS 17 Days

Kerrigan is questionable to return to Sunday's game due to a wrist injury, ESPN's John Keim reports.

Kerrigan had statistically been Washington's best defender prior to exiting, recording five solo tackles and a sack. The Redskins may look to Everette Brown as one potential candidate to replace him.

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Kerrigan recorded six tackles and a sack Monday night.

Kerrigan now has 7.5 sacks on the season. He is expected to see more double teams with Brian Orakpo (torn pectoral) out for the season.

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Kerrigan tied a Redskins' team record with four sacks Sunday against the Jaguars.

Kerrigan's four tackles Sunday were all sacks, topping his previous single-game career-high of three quarterback takedowns. On a day when Jaguars' signal-caller Chad Henne was sacked an abysmal 10 times, Kerrigan nearly accounted for half of that whopping tally all by himself.

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Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan said he wants to be with the team for years to come.

Kerrigan has two years left on his deal after the Redskins exercised his 2015 option for $7.038 million. But he says "hopefully after that," he'll be in D.C. "even longer." Kerrigan has 24.5 sacks through three seasons, never finishing a season with fewer than 7.5 or more than 8.5. As long as he keeps producing at a steady clip, Kerrigan should have no trouble netting a healthy payday.

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Redskins exercised OLB Ryan Kerrigan's fifth-year club option for 2015.

As expected. The Redskins now have Kerrigan under team control for a little under $9 million over the next two seasons. That's huge for Washington, as Brian Orakpo is playing on the franchise tag and the team has no pass-rush depth behind he and Kerrigan. Kerrigan has 24.5 sacks through his first three seasons and tied for the fifth-most QB hurries among 3-4 outside 'backers in 2013.

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CBS' Jason La Canfora reports the Redskins are expected to exercise OLB Ryan Kerrigan's fifth-year team option for 2015.

The No. 16 overall pick of the 2011 draft, Kerrigan managed 8.5 sacks and four forced fumbles last season despite playing through a knee injury. Kerrigan is not a star, but is worthy of having his option picked up. He's never missed a game in his three-year career.

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Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan said his left knee is near 100 percent.

Kerrigan underwent a scope after the season to repair a torn lateral meniscus he sustained way back in Week 3. He's been running, jumping and cutting. Kerrigan joins Brian Orakpo and Jason Hatcher as pass rushers in a scheme new head coach Jay Gruden insists will get after opposing quarterbacks more this year.