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Brian Orakpo

Brian Orakpo - #98 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 257 lbs.
Birthday 07/31/1986
Birthplace Houston, TX
College Texas
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 13th pick by Redskins

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Vikings-Redskins prediction

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
PFW senior editor Eric Edholm says to expect a solid effort by the beleaguered Vikings Sunday against the Redskins.

Redskins waive veteran WR Galloway

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Redskins waived veteran WR Joey Galloway on Saturday and signed WR Terrence Austin from their practice squad.

Vikings fantasy focus

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 6 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Vikings' fantasy prospects as they head to D.C. to face the 5-5 Redskins in Week 12.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Check out this key matchup in Sunday's game between the Vikings and Redskins at FedEx Field in Week 12.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Check out this key matchup in Sunday's game between the Vikings and Redskins at FedEx Field in Week 12.

Portis' Redskins career might be over

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Redskins placed RB Clinton Portis on injured reserve, and it's very possible that he might not play for the team again.

Frazier will have his chance

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Each week we focus on a Vikings player or coach who is most under the microscope. This week it is interim head coach Leslie Frazier.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Check out this key matchup in Sunday's game between the Vikings and Redskins at FedEx Field in Week 12.

Reports: Redskins RB Portis to be placed I.R.

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Redskins will place RB Clinton Portis on injured reserve, according to multiple media reports.

Redskins add S Harris

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
The Redskins signed S Macho Harris on Tuesday to add some depth to their secondary.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
Check out this key matchup in Sunday's game between the Vikings and Redskins at FedEx Field in Week 12.

2011 NFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC East players who are likely to become free agents in March, such as Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

Injury-depleted Redskins promote RB Davis

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 11:01 p.m. ET
Injuries to RBs Clinton Portis and Ryan Torain, as well as a number of other players, have caused the Redskins to shake up their roster.

Report: Portis could be done for the year

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis returned to the field Sunday for the first time since injuring his groin in Week Four, but he aggravated the injury early in the game and could miss the rest of the season.

Redskins beat Titans on Gano's game-winner

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Graham Gano kicked a 48-yard field goal with 8:17 left in overtime and the Redskins beat the Titans 19-16 on Sunday after knocking Vince Young out of the game with an injured thumb on his throwing hand.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 17, 2012
Orakpo is also expected to miss at least a week after reinjuring his left shoulder in Sunday's 31-28 loss to the St. Louis Rams.||||||| Orakpo appears likely to miss this week's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo and strong safety Brandon Meriweather will miss the final two preseason games with injuries. Both were hurt in Washington's 33-31 loss to Chicago on Saturday.||||||| Coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that MRIs on both players revealed good news. Orakpo has damaged some scar tissue in his left shoulder, and Meriweather has a swollen and sore left knee. Neither player will require surgery. Orakpo had surgery on the same shoulder after tearing a pectoral muscle in the final game of last season. He thought he had torn the muscle again against the Bears when he felt the shoulder pop.
Posted Aug. 18, 2012
Orakpo left Saturday's game against the Bears with a possible shoulder injury.||||||| Orakpo attempted to make a lunging tackle after Devin Hester caught a pass late in the first quarter of the 33-31 loss and missed. He stayed down for a few minutes as medical staff tended to him before walking gingerly off the field. Orakpo eventually had his left shoulder wrapped on the sideline. Washington coach Mike Shanahan said Orakpo will go for an MRI.
Posted Oct. 02, 2011
Orakpo had 2 1/2 sacks as Washington beat St. Louis 17-10 on Sunday.||||||| Orakpo had one sack entering the game but lived up to his All-Pro reputation in a big way in St. Louis.
Posted Dec. 24, 2010
Orakpo is out for this Sunday's game at Jacksonville with groin and hamstring injuries.||||||| Orakpo leads the team with 8.5 sacks.

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