Defensive end Jason Hatcher will have an MRI on one of his knees after experiencing some pain and swelling, coach Jay Gruden said on Tuesday.
Brian Orakpo could stay away while his long-term contract status is in limbo, but he says he would rather be with his teammates.
Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo said that he doesn’t believe he needs to do anything further to prove himself worthy of a long-term contract.
The Redskins announced that outside linebacker Brian Orakpo has signed his one-year franchise player tender.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden said that he’s inclined to let linebacker Brian Orakpo play out his franchise tag this season so evaluations can continue before the team commits big money to the fifth-year pro.
It should be an interesting couple of weeks as the Redskins try to overhaul their roster.
Linebacker expressed encouragement about his standing with the Redskins and optimism over his future.
Announcement made by team about 2-1/2 hours before deadline.
The Washington Redskins are leaning toward using the franchise tag to retain the services of outside linebacker Brian Orakpo, a person with knowledge of the situation said.
Deadline is 4 p.m. today.