DC Sports Bog: Brian Orakpo


Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Jay Gruden on the Redskins offensive line and the Seattle blueprint

New coach suggests that franchising Brian Orakpo was partly a response to Seahawks’ success.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:11 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Jay Gruden, Redskins

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Brian Orakpo says he’ll be unleashed in 2014

Redskins linebacker promises more freedom, a better repertoire of moves, and no excuses next season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:46 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Redskins

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Redskins players welcome Brian Orakpo back

Players don’t always celebrate being tagged, but the Redskins offered a hearty welcome back to their teammate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, DeAngelo Hall, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Redskins holiday story outtakes (video)

Grown men reading a classic tale while fighting the giggles. Happy holidays.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Josh Morgan, Niles Paul, Redskins. Alfred Morris, Santana Moss

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Redskins loss vocabulary

The Redskins used a lot of depressing words to describe last night’s loss.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:38 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Mike Shanahan, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 11/05/2013

Orakpo on Incognito: ‘I would have busted him in his mouth’

The Redskins veteran made it clear that bullying has no place in the locker room.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:26 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Brian Orakpo, RGIII partners in Texas iced tea business

Both Redskins have financial interest in a Texas iced tea business.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:01 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Brian Orakpo on pronunciation of his last name

Dick Stockton butchered the pronunciation of Brian Orakpo's last name for well more than two quarters. The linebacker said this was 'sucky.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:51 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Comcast SportsNet, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Emmitt Smith calls Redskins fans 'wishy-washy'

The former Cowboy with some advice for Redskins fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:29 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Caps, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 08/12/2013

Brian Orakpo's 'Bane' mask banned by NFL (UPDATED)

The custom grill might be a casualty of the league's no-fun crackdown on custom masks.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:25 AM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Redskins

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/09/2013

'Table Manners' guest list revealed for second season

Second season of Comcast SportsNet program starring the Junkies will begin with a one-hour appearance by Cal Ripken.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Brian Orakpo, Cal Ripken, Caps, Fred Smoot, Gary Williams, Junkies, Orioles, Redskins, Rod Langway, Terps

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Redskins players on their signature dishes

The players reveal what they'd want included in a dish named after them.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:35 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Brian Orakpo, Darrell Young, DeJon Gomes, Niles Pail, Redskins, Rex Grossman, Trent Williams

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Orakpo unveils 'Bane' face mask

"Think Bane," he said last month. Nailed it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:59 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Redskins

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 07/24/2013

Redskins players chronicle trips to Richmond

The players seem to be embracing their new digs.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:59 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Jeremy Trublood, Jordan Bernstine, Kai Forbath, Leonard Hankerson, Nick Sundberg, Niles Paul, Pierre Garcon, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Bryce Harper explains his hair (Video)

It's all about the eyes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Brooks Laich, Bryce Harper, Caps, John Wall, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, Ryan Kerrigan, Wizards

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Brian Orakpo's super-secret facemask

Orakpo has a new look coming for training camp.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:13 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Redskins, Stephen Bowen

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Which Redskins players would pose for Playgirl?

More than you'd think.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:54 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Chris Chester, Kedric Golston, Niles Paul, Redskins, Stephen Bowen

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 05/28/2013

RGIII's teammates need wedding gift ideas

What do you get a guy who has everything? No, seriously. They want to know.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:49 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Josh Morgan, Kedric Golston, Redskins, RGIII, Trent Williams

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Brian Orakpo talks about his new baby girl

The Redskins linebacker gets advice from teammates on raising a daughter.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:27 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Kedrick Golston, Redskins

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Brian Orakpo Leukemia Golf Classic has special meaning for Redskins players

The death of one of the event's patient heroes reminded everyone why the event was important.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:17 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Chris Chester, Kai Forbath, Kedric Golston, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Ryan Kerrgian

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Bryce Harper tries comedy in new Geico ad

Hey, look. It's Bryce Harper wearing kids clothes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Bryce Harper, Caps, Mike Green, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Alfred Morris and Brian Orakpo sing the Eastern Motors song

This will be the best 30-second video you watch today, and probably this week, and possibly this year. If you like athletes lip-syncing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Brian Orakpo, Redskins

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 11/29/2012

DeAngelo Hall with Brian Orakpo

This photo of Brian Orakpo mimicking DeAngelo Hall's interception celebration is the best image from last week's Redskins win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:14 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Brian Orakpo, DeAngelo Hall, Redskins

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Morning pixels: Does Josh Morgan earn the knucklehead crown?

Tell us whether Sunday’s penalty belongs on the the short list of Redskins blunders.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh Morgan, Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper, Brian Orakpo, Adam Carriker, Nick Sundberg, Ian Desmond, John Wall, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Redskins can use iPad playbook to anonymously trash talk each other

It’s all fun and games until someone’s feelings get hurt.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:10 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Niles Paul, Brandon Banks, Ryan Kerrigan, Brian Orakpo, Chris Wilson

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Last Thing: Trent Williams dreams about touchdowns

The Redskins lineman also has a very predictable tattoo.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:07 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Trent Williams, Brian Orakpo, Jammal Brown, Last Thing

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 06/27/2012

RGIII says he looked up to Michael Vick growing up

The Redskins quarterback said he’s learning from speakers like Vick at the rookie symposium.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:28 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Brian Orakpo

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 06/25/2012

Brian Orakpo, Gilbert Gottfried do Eastern Motors jingle

Redskins linebacker and quirky comedian add their names to the list of Eastern song singers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:43 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Eastern Motors, Gilbert Gottfried

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 05/25/2012

Morning pixels: DMV sports headed into some lean times

D.C. athletes kept themselves busy on a collective night off.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:50 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Nationals, Robert Griffin III, Brandon Banks, Niles Paul, Brian Orakpo, Ryan Zimmerman, Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Trent Williams swings golf club, falls over

Trent Williams learned that hard way that playing golf is not so easy.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:38 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Brian Orakpo, Mike Shanahan, Trent Williams, Chris Wilson

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan talk throwbacks

Orakpo and Kerrigan express relief that the Redskins throwbacks don’t look like Pittsburgh’s.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 05/10/2012

D.C. athletes supporting the Caps

As the D.C. Spring continues to blossom, more than a dozen non-hockey playing athletes get into the NHL playoffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Robert Griffin III, Brian Orakpo, Graham Gano

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Brian Orakpo is good at football, bad at golf

The Redskins lineman had fun on the golf course, despite a bit of an accuracy problem.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:54 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Brian Orakpo, Mike Shanahan, Leonard Hankerson, Evan Royster

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Orakpo: You’d have to be dumb not to assume RGIII was starting

Redskins linebacker doesn’t mince words when asked for a reaction to RGIII ascension up the depth chart.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:58 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan, Daniel Snyder

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 05/08/2012

More on the Shanahan-Orakpo fender bender

Shanahan and Orakpo shared a laugh over their golf cart collision.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:42 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Brian Orakpo, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Mike Shanahan drives into Brian Orakpo’s golf cart

Redskins coach might be a ‘Mastermind’ on the sidelines, but his golf-cart driving skills need some work.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:18 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Brian Orakpo

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Brian Orakpo delivers a Redskins jersey to Wale at Ben’s Next Door

Nike puts out a video featuring scenes of D.C. as Orakpo and Wale talk Skins and their city.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:34 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Wale, Brian Orakpo, Ben's Next Door

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Draft day stories from Vinny Cerrato

Redskins former GM spills some stories from the Washington war room. They are messy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:52 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Vinny Cerrato, Stump Mitchell, LeSean McCoy, Brian Orakpo

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Morning pixels: Is Strasmas over?

Pitching for a first-place team on a gorgeous night in his home debut, the phenom can't draw a crowd. Is it all over?

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:17 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Beer and Cheese, Redskins, Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Nats Park, Milan Lucic, Karl Alzner, Brian Orakpo, Rick Ankiel

Posted at 07:47 PM ET, 04/15/2012

Redskins teammates react to London Fletcher signing

Just like Redskins fans, Redskins teammates reacted with extreme joy when the linebacker and team leader re-signed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:47 PM ET, 04/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  London Fletcher, Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 04/03/2012

Brian Orakpo says trade was a move the Redskins had to make

Team’s veteran linebacker says Washington needed a franchise QB instead of “patching that position with a band-aid.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:50 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Rex Grossman, John Beck, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Morning pixels: New Redskins uniforms

Tuesday morning we’ll see the new Redskins uniforms, but some people think they’re these 2010 abominations.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Anthony Armstrong, Brian Orakpo, Bill Clinton, Chris Singleton, Adam Carriker