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Brian Orakpo vows contract won’t be an issue in 2014

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo may yet sign a long-term contract with the team that drafted him five years ago. In that ideal future, Orakpo, chosen No. 13 overall in the first round of the 2009 draft, would retire in a Washington jersey, bask in the adulation of the home fans at FedEx Field and head into retirement with a handful of franchise records, including most sacks. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Redskins fan got a haircut in honor of Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan

I have to admit this is  cool looking hair cut….for a kid.  I don’t want to see any adults with this hair style. Ready for the @rak98 @RyanKerrigan91 camp this year! — Justin appleton (@Japple10) July 16, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
Via Pro Football Zone
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins not expected to sign franchise tag LB Brian Orakpo to long-term deal

The Redskins are having a wait-and-see approach for franchise linebacker Brian Orakpo. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Redskins are not going to sign Orakpo to a long-term deal before Tuesday’s deadline to negotiate with franchise tags. Redskins not expected to sign franchise LB Brian Orakpo to long-term deal before today's deadline. Orakpo expected to play on...
Via KCM Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Orakpo and Redskins unlikely to reach extension

While Saints tight end Jimmy Graham got his contract extension, Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brain Orakpo doesn’t seem like he’ll be getting one. Orakpo will instead likely join Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy as two franchise-tagged players who will not receive extensions by Tuesday’s 4pm EST deadline. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported early Tuesday that a deal […]
Via Full Scale Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Not Expected To Sign OLB Brian Orakpo To An Extension Before Deadline

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Redskins are not expected to sign OLB Brian Orakpo to a contract extension before Tuesday’s 4pm ET deadline to negotiate with franchised players. Orakpo mentioned last month that it is “his time” to receive a long-term deal from the team, but he also added that he has no intention of holding out for a new contract. Instead, it...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins will have Brian Orakpo play under the franchise tag

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  the Redskins won’t sign linebacker Brian Orakpo to a new contract before today’s deadline.  He’ll play under the franchise tag in 2014. Redskins not expected to sign franchise LB Brian Orakpo to long-term deal before today's deadline. Orakpo expected to play on 1-year deal. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 15, 2014 ...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins LB Brian Orakpo Seeks Long-Term Deal, But Will Not Hold Out

  Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo believes that it is “his time” to receive a long-term deal from the team, but he has no intention of holding out for a new contract. “I deserve it.  We’ll see what happens,” Orakpo said after practice Wednesday, via Jason Reid of the Washington Post.  When asked if negotiations have begun, Orakpo said “you’ve got to ask Bruce...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Orakpo Has ‘No Plans’ To Sign Franchise Tag

The Washington Redskins decided to assign the franchise tag to OLB Brian Orakpo on Monday, but the three-time Pro Bowler has ”no plans” to sign the franchise tender, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports. Photo Credit: What is next for #Redskins pass-rusher Brian Orakpo? I’m told he has no plans to sign the franchise tag as of now. May be a while. — Ian Rapoport...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo unveils 'Bane' facemask

Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo, after missing most of last season after tearing a pectoral muscle in a Week 2 match-up with the St. Louis Rams, probably is one of team’s more eager players to put on the pads and get back to work. On Friday, the Redskins tweeted from its official Twitter account the [...]The post Brian Orakpo unveils new facemask: ‘Think Bane. From...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo updates his face mask (Photo)

Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo posted a photo on Twitter showing off his new face mask. IM BAAAACKKKKK…..RedskinNation StandUp #HTTR… — Brian Orakpo (@rak98) May 21, 2013 I just wonder if Orakpo has a doctors note to wear the dark face shield during games or if he only wears that during practice.  Nonetheless, he’s following the lead...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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