Redskins' Kerrigan on the mend

Ryan Kerrigan missed the offseason workouts, but the pass rusher appears on track for training camp.

One of the Redskins' wounded is doing more than walking.

Ryan Kerrigan, sidelined throughout the offseason while recovering from left knee surgery, is now running.

"I'm doing really well," Kerrigan told CSNwashington.com. "I'm running now. Now it's just about building the strength."

The outside linebacker had arthroscopic surgery in May on the same left knee he had scoped in January 2014. Despite those procedures, Kerrigan has never missed a game during his four NFL seasons.

Already the best defensive player on the roster, Kerrigan's pass-rushing playmaking skills are even more crucial now that Brian Orakpo plays elsewhere. The outside linebacker racked up a career-high 13.5 sacks last season and forced five fumbles.

The Redskins return to practices when training camp opens at the end of July.

"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."


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