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BRIAN ORAKPO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brian Orakpo, DeAngelo Hall, Stephen Bowen videobomb ESPN

In the era of photo and video bombing, no one is safe. ESPN’s Redskins writer John Keim learned that the hard way on Monday. While providing an update on quarterback Robert Griffin III’s dislocated ankle, Keim was bombed by Redskins Brian Orakpo, DeAngelo Hall, and Stephen Browen. Wide receiver DeSean Jackson gave those who missed it a nice glimpse from Redskins Park. As you...
Via KCM Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo: Roughing the passer should be reviewable

In the midst of the Texans’ win over the Redskins on Sunday, there were two roughing the passer penalties, one of which altered the course of the contest. This got Brian Orakpo thinking. “Maybe we should start reviewing those types of hits,” the Redskins linebacker said, via Sports Radio 610 in Houston. “Because those are real momentum type plays. Maybe we should review them...
Via Helmet2Helmet
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo says the NFL needs to start reviewing illegal hits

The NFL is much safer than it has been in decades past. So safe, though, that it might be characterized as soft. There are so many rules in place to protect the safety of offensive players that defenders literally don’t know what to do with themselves. What’s worse is that these new rules are so comprehensive and overbearing that innocent, safe, legal plays get flagged for precautionary...
Via cover32 - Redskins
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins named team captains and Robert Griffin III is not one of them

Lost in the disappointing 17-6 loss to the Houston Texans, the Redskins captains were named prior to the game and one big name was missing. #Redskins players voted T.Williams, DHall, A.Hayward as their captains, and Gruden picked Orakpo and Morris as this week's additional capts. — Mike Jones (@MikeJonesWaPo) September 7, 2014 Missing from the list is quarterback Robert Griffin...
Via KCM Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Orakpo, Reed expected to play for Washington

Washington tight end Jordan Reed and linebacker Brian Orakpo are expected to play in today’s game against the Texans after being initially listed as questionable. Barring a setback pregame, Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo and TE Jordan Reed are a go against Houston. Both listed as questionable. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) September 7, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
Via Pro Football Zone
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Orakpo listed as questionable for Redskins vs. Texans

Linebacker Brian Orakpo practiced fully on Friday, but will be listed as questionable for the Redskins’ season opener at Houston. Orakpo has nursed a sprained right ankle since Week 3 of the preseason. He practiced in a limited capacity both Wednesday and Thursday, but said that he expects to play Sunday in what will represent his first game in his hometown since 2005 – his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo Sacks Johnny Manziel, Taunts Him With Money Sign (GIF)

Johnny Manziel won’t be the only one flashing his famous “money sign” this NFL season, we also will see it from defensive players who sack him. Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo sacked the Browns quarterback during Monday night’s preseason game in Washington, and then taunted Manziel with the money celebration. Ryan Kerrigan sacks Manziel and Orakpo celebrates with the "...
Via NESN.com
August 18, 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: Redskins.com 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
INTIMIDATION

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 twitter.com/rak98/status/3… — 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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