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Latest Brian Orakpo Items
Yes, it's only 2014 but the way the NFL salary cap works you have to look into the future. Here are the Redskins' top five free agents for 2015.
Franchise player designations for the 2014 NFL free agency signing period, which begins on March 11:
Point-Counterpoint: Was tagging Orakpo the right move for the Redskins to make? Tandler and Tarik debate the question.
Brian Orakpo seems content with the Redskins' franchise tag for 2014. But how will he feel about it if he gets tagged again in 2015?
Former Redskins receiver Antwaan Randle El went on Redskins Nation and gave his take on the ream's decisions to keep both Brian Orakpo and DeAngelo Hall.
Nothing happens in a vacuum in the salary-capped environment of the NFL. Here are five ripple effects from the decision to tag Brian Orakpo.
The Redskins made a series of roster moves on Tuesday, releasing Carriker, Rocca and three others in an attempt to gain additional financial flexibility entering the start of the free agency period next week.
With Brian Orakpo back via the franchise tag, the pressure will be on Jim Haslett to field a top-notch defense.
Brian Orakpo isn't thrilled about getting slapped with the Redskins' franchise tag. But he's "relieved" that the negotiating process is no longer at a stalemate.