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  1. Todd McShay's first mock has Redskins going defense

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins' defensive front hasn't produced enough big-time plays - and there's a chance that Brian Orakpo won't return via free agency. That's why Todd McShay went a certain direction with his first mock draft. Yes, m...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  2. How the Redskins will replace Brian Orakpo

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins now have to replace yet another starting defensive player. Already this season they've had to replace corner DeAngelo Hall (for the season), nose tackle Barry Cofield (for half a season) and now linebacker Bria...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  3. Assessing Brian Orakpo's Redskins career

    John Keim

    The Washington Redskins debated the move and figured they had to bring him back. They used the franchise tag on Brian Orakpo, hoping a series of moves would transform him into the player they wanted him to become. For whatever reason, it didn't happe...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  4. Brian Orakpo of Washington Redskins hits IR with torn pectoral mu...

    John Keim

    Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo has a torn right pectoral muscle and will be placed on injured reserve, which will end his season and possibly his time in Washington.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  5. Redskins concerned with Brian Orakpo's pectoral muscle

    John Keim

    LANDOVER, Md. -- Seen and overheard in the Washington Redskins' locker room after their 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans: There is some concern that linebacker Brian Orakpo suffered a partially torn right pectoral muscle and might need surgery...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  6. Brian Orakpo: 'I lost the game for us'

    John Keim

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The ball was where it needed to be, at least for a Washington Redskins defense that had not made a big play in, oh, a few games. This was a chance to bail out the offense, which had just turned it over. This was a chance to possibl...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  7. Brian Orakpo returns, optimism for Jordan Reed

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. - Linebacker Brian Orakpo returned to practice and exited confident in his ability to play Sunday. But the Redskins still aren't sure what to expect from safety Ryan Clark or linebacker Perry Riley. All three players were among five p...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  8. Four starters sit; Robert Griffin III update

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Redskins need everyone healthy if they're going to snap a three-game losing streak. So it wasn't a good sight for them that starters Perry Riley, Trent Williams, Ryan Clark and Brian Orakpo all sat out practice Wednesday. Riley...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  9. Jay Gruden looking into Washington Redskins players joking around...

    John Keim

    Redskins coach Jay Gruden said he doesn't want anyone feeling good after a defeat, which is why he wants to check out reports of players laughing and joking around in the locker room following Washington's 27-17 loss to Seattle Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  10. Brian Orakpo: 'My sacks will come'

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins wanted to see sacks, especially ones that resulted in big plays. That is what they wanted from Brian Orakpo, which is one reason they did not sign him to a long-term contract last offseason. They wanted him to ...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  11. Redskins locker room quick takes

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- Some highlights from the Washington Redskins' locker room Friday: Linebacker Brian Orakpo talked about his sack totals, his contract year and a little bit more. He understands the frustration, but, yes, he has more patience than a...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  12. Brian Orakpo learning to play with injury

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo made it clear he should still produce. He also made it clear it's an injury that could linger for a while; like the entire season. Orakpo has a sprained left middle finger that he uses a ...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  13. Orakpo needs cast; Lauvao downgraded

    John Keim

    Injury news from Tuesday: Linebacker Brian Orakpo will play with a cast on his left finger. He saw a hand specialist this week and learned that he tore ligaments in the finger. "I don't know how it will affect me because I haven't been in that si...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  14. DeAngelo Hall of Washington Redskins out for season with ruptured...

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins corner DeAngelo Hall ruptured his left Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of the season -- but his optimism for the future increased after talking to Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  15. Orakpo not worried about public perception

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- Brian Orakpo knows what was being said after Sunday's game. He's also not worried about what anyone other than the coaches are saying. The perception: Orakpo had a quiet game and did nothing in the pass rush. "That's the public ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  16. Under review: Brian Orakpo's rush

    John Keim

    This won't fit the narrative, and it's also not to offer excuses, either. Brian Orakpo did not get to the quarterback on Sunday against the Texans. He had a quiet day. He also dropped into coverage almost as much as he rushed and had few one-on-o...

    Blog | September 09, 2014