Nov 17, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91) chases Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy (25) after a reception during the first quarter of the game at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: John Geliebter-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Rumors: Washington Redskins expected to exercise Ryan Kerrigan's fifth-year option


Now that nearly every team has decided whether or not they are going to pick up the fifth-year options for players selected in the 2011 NFL Draft.

One team that hasn’t made a decision yet is the Washington Redskins.

The Redskins selected former Purdue Boilermakers’ outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan with the 16th overall pick and Kerrigan has expressed his desire to stay.

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Redskins will likely pick up Kerrigan’s option.

The Redskins are expected to pick up Ryan Kerrigan’s fifth-year option, according to sources. Kerrigan has played on more than 98 percent of the team’s snaps since becoming the 16th overall pick of the draft in 2011.

Kerrigan had another solid season for the Redskins last season, making 47 tackles and 8.5 sacks. Kerrigan has 183 career tackles and 24.5 career sacks. 

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