As the Redskins (1-5) head to another 3-13 or so season, a player thought to be a cornerstone is instead among the foundation cracks.
Brian Orakpo has been a non-factor in the Redskins defense, and former teammate Fred Smoot says “tell that U-Haul truck to back up to his house and start packing his bags.”
Brian Orakpo couldn’t have been more hopelessly confused about the Redskins’ terrible play against the Giants. Thankfully he was mic’d up.
Long before Johnny Manziel flipped off the Redskins on national television, he was getting sacked by Ryan Kerrigan late in the first quarter of a 24-23 preseason loss to Washington, and being taunted by Brian Orakpo.
From one great Redskins pass rusher to another, Dexter Manley says Brian Orakpo needs to “work on more moves” to become one of the top pass rushers in the NFL.
A look a the five Redskins players with the biggest salary cap hits this year.
Brian Orakpo opened up about being franchise-tagged by the Redskins on Monday (a little more than a week removed from hitting free agency) in an interview with “Grant and Danny” on 106.7 The Fan.
The Washington Redskins have placed the franchise tag on Brian Orakpo, ensuring the linebacker will remain with the team for the upcoming season.
While the spotlight at Redskins Park shone brightest on RGIII last year, no unit had a higher profile than the linebackers. But that group could look very different in 2014.
Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo will make his third Pro Bowl appearance, replacing 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks representing the NFC.