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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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DL Golston signs tender with Redskins

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Friday that they have re-signed restricted free-agent DL Kedric Golston. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Redskins sign OT Heyer, DL Montgomery

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Wednesday that they have re-signed OT Stephon Heyer and DL Anthony Montgomery, both restricted free agents.

Redskins QB Campbell signs tender

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Jason Campbell signed his one-year, $3.1 million restricted free-agent tender Monday, taking him off the market but making him eligible to be traded.

Lions could be looking for other DT options

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Lions would be interested in trading for Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth, who might or might not be available, but that interest speaks volumes about the No. 2 pick in the draft.

Eagles surprisingly deal McNabb to rival Redskins

Posted April 04, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
In what is the most surprising move of the entire NFL offseason, the Eagles have traded QB Donovan McNabb to the division-rival Redskins.

Buchanon sees opportunity with Redskins

Posted April 03, 2010 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
It made sense for the Redskins to move on free-agent CB Phillip Buchanon, given GM Bruce Allen's familiarity with Buchanon and that the corner could play a significant role.

Report: Redskins sign RB Parker

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Multiple media outlets are reporting that the Redskins have signed veteran RB Willie Parker to a one-year deal.

Bradford clears way for blockbuster trade?

Posted March 30, 2010 @ 6 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford's pro-day workout Monday was so stellar that it may have driven up the price for an interested suitor in the trade market. Meanwhile, Northwestern DE Corey Wootton still has questions to answer after his pro-day workout.

Redskins sign CB Buchanon

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they have signed unrestricted free-agent CB Philip Buchanon to a one-year deal.

QB job remains open in Washington

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Mike Shanahan has said that no starting quarterback will be named until training camp, leaving the team's plans very much up in the air.

Redskins re-sign LB-DE Wilson

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced they have re-signed LB-DE Chris Wilson.

Redskins sign P Bidwell

Posted March 23, 2010 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Redskins signed P Josh Bidwell on Tuesday.

Redskins sign QB Grossman

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent QB Rex Grossman. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

Redskins agree to deal with Larry Johnson

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Redskins and RB Larry Johnson have come to an agreement on a three-year contract, according to various published reports.

Redskins sign NT Kemoeatu

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The team has signed former Panthers NT Maake Kemoeatu to a reported two-year deal worth up to $7 million, though very little of it is guaranteed.

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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