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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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Redskins TE Cooley (concussion) will see a specialist

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Chris Cooley will see a specialist after suffering a concussion in Sunday night's loss to the Colts.

NBC wins ratings battle vs. playoff baseball

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Sunday night's Colts-Redskins game drew a 13.2 overnight TV rating, as NBC's number continue to go up while airing against playoff baseball.

Redskins TE Cooley leaves game with concussion

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Chris Cooley left Sunday night's game in the second half because of a concussion.

Manning throws for over 300 yards in Colts win over Redskins

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:51 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns Sunday night, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a 27-24 win over the Washington Redskins.

Haynesworth among Redskins inactives

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth has been declared inactive for Sunday night's game against the Colts.

Fired Minnesota coach Brewster could return to NFL

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
An NFL insider has told PFW that Tim Brewster, who was fired Sunday as head coach at the University of Minnesota, could resurface in the NFL as an offensive assistant.

Brown, Gonzalez don't travel with Colts

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Colts will be without RB Donald Brown (hamstring), WR Anthony Gonzalez (ankle) and DB Jacob Lacey (foot) for their Sunday-night game against the Redskins.

Redskins want to better utilize speedy Armstrong

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
With undrafted first-year WR Anthony Armstrong making the most of his occasional touches, Washington wants to get the ball in his hands more often, according to NFC East Whispers.

Redskins give Landry a chance to shine

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
Redskins SS LaRon Landry is playing his best football yet, making a ton of tackles and leading a resurgent group that got out of the gate slowly.

Colts face RB questions

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Colts' top three running backs — Joseph Addai, Donald Brown and Mike Hart — all face injury questions heading into the Week Six matchup vs. the Redskins.

Hidden factors keyed Redskins' win

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb had a great passing day and the Redskins' defense stepped up in their overtime win over the Packers. But a lot of factors, some more obvious than others, played a part in the 16-13 victory.

Redskins top Packers in overtime

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
LaRon Landry's diving interception set up Graham Gano's 33-yard field goal 6:54 into overtime Sunday, and the Redskins battled back from a 10-point fourth-quarter hole for a 16-13 win over the Packers.

Haynesworth will miss game to attend memorial

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth will miss Sunday's game against the Packers to attend a memorial motorcycle ride for his half brother who was killed last week in a motorcycle accident.

Redskins' Torain tries to shed injury label

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Now that he has a starting opportunity with Clinton Portis out 4-6 weeks, Redskins RB Ryan Torain must prove he can stay in the lineup.

Report: Redskins cut WR Thomas

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Washington has cut WR Devin Thomas, who has no catches on the season, according to an ESPN report.

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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