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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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Williams MRI shows no structural damage

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
An MRI showed no structural damage to the left knee of Redskins OLT Trent Williams.

Rackers FG gives Texans OT win over Redskins

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Neil Rackers kicked a 35-yard field goal with 3:24 left in overtime, and Matt Schaub's 497 set a franchise record Sunday as the Houston Texans improved to 2-0 with a 30-27 win over the Washington Redskins.

Report: Redskins OLT Williams suffers knee sprain

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Redskins' top pick from the 2010 draft, OLT Trent Williams, left the Week Two game against the Texans with a sprained knee.

Reports: Haynesworth inactive for Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Redskins NT Albert Haynesworth is expected to be inactive for the Redskins' Week Two game vs. the Texans.

Redskins feel good about OLT Williams

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
You probably couldn't have asked for more out of OLT Trent Williams in his first pro game, standing up well to Cowboys OLB DeMarcus Ware.

Portis comments on Jets investigation

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Clinton Portis tells Washington radio that a woman will always feel out-of-place in NFL locker rooms because of the male-to-female ratio.

Lack of weapons in Washington makes McNabb a dud

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
The biggest trade of the offseason saw QB Donovan McNabb go from Philadelphia to Washington. But while the Redskins had hoped McNabb would be the answer to their offensive woes, that wasn't the case in Week One.

Cowboys' offense fails to finish drives at Washington

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Cowboys had a healthy 380 yards of offense but scored only seven points in a loss to the Redskins.

McNabb wins in Redskins debut, 13-7 over Cowboys

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
DeAngelo Hall returned a fumble 32 yards for a touchdown to end the first half, and the Washington Redskins needed an end-of-game penalty to hold off the Dallas Cowboys 13-7 Sunday night.

Redskins table Haynesworth drama

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Head coach Mike Shanahan said that DT Albert Haynesworth will be a Redskin — at least through Week One — but we're hearing that the trade talk might be overblown.

Shanahan: Haynesworth will be Redskin this week

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan did not deny trade talks involving DT Albert Haynesworth but did say that the embattled player would remain with the team at least through this week.

Good news: Cowboys expect Bryant to play Week One

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
NFL Network's Jason La Canfora is reporting that Cowboys WR Dez Bryant will make his NFL debut Week One against the Redskins.

Reports: Cowboys' Colombo, Kosier not practicing

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Cowboys ORT Marc Colombo missed practice on Wednesday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported, and could miss Sunday's game as he battles back from right knee surgery.

Reports: Redskins talking trade with Titans about DT Haynesworth

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Reports indicate the Redskins are discussing trading disgrunteld DT Albert Haynesworth to his former team, the Titans.

McNabb to start Sunday for Redskins

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb's ankle isn't fully healed, but the QB is healthy enough to make his Washington debut.

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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