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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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5 1 0

Moore has been pleasant surprise for Redskins

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The Redskins have wanted to find a way to move LaRon Landry closer to the line of scrimmage, and the team might have found the solution with the emergence of Kareem Moore.

Reports: Westbrook will choose team soon

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Reports are circulating that free-agent RB Brian Westbrook will make a decision Monday about which team he'll play for this season. Although one report said he'd choose the Rams, the team's contract negotiator refuted that.

Haynesworth passes Skins' conditioning test

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Albert Haynesworth finally passed the Redskins' conditioning test Saturday morning.

Knee short-circuits Haynesworth's conditioning test

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
After bypassing his required conditioning drill over the weekend, Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth decided to give it another go Monday morning. However, after three back-and-forth sprints, the two-time All-Pro had to cut short the test when his knee began to ...

Redskins waive QB Brennan

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
After completing a trade with the Ravens to acquire QB John Beck earlier Monday, the Redskins announced that they have released QB Colt Brennan.

Redskins trade for QB Beck

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they acquired QB John Beck from the Ravens in exchange for CB Doug Dutch.

Grimm headed for 'Hog' heaven

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
For those of you relatively unfamiliar with “The Hogs,” PFW's Dan Arkush and Hall of Fame “Hog” Russ Grimm himself present the following history lesson.

Portis ahead in Redskins' RB battle

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Clinton Portis is the favorite to win Washington's starting RB job, according to "NFC Whispers," despite having more competition this year than in recent seasons.

Haynesworth skips conditioning test

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
A swollen knee has kept Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth from taking his conditioning test a third time. Haynesworth had some irritation in the knee, and doctors recommended that he not take the test today, head coach Mike Shanahan said.

McNabb says contract extension will happen

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Donovan McNabb said he is not concerned about getting a new deal done, and our sources believe something will happen early in the regular season.

Redskins sign fourth overall pick OT Williams

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:51 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Friday that they have signed first-round draft pick Trent Williams, an offensive tackle out of Oklahoma who was the fourth overall pick in the 2010 draft.

Reports: Haynesworth fails conditioning tests

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
On Wednesday, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said once-disgruntled DT Albert Haynesworth appeared to be in good shape, but he failed part of a conditioning test required of all players

Don't assume Haynesworth, Redskins will go on smoothly

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
It has been my experience that it's not easy for some people to forget. So even now that Albert Haynesworth has said he's ready to report to camp, that might not be enough for some Redskins.

Reports: Haynesworth to report as happy camper

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Redskins DL Albert Haynesworth has not made a lot of friends in Washington this summer with his displeasure over his role with the team, but reports indicate he is ready to mend fences.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
In the fifth part of our series of training-camp reports, we look at NFC East teams, including a Redskins club with newcomer Donovan McNabb at the helm.

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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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