According to a person familiar with the situation, the Redskins are intent on signing Orakpo to an extension. The two-time Pro Bowl selection is entering the final season of his current contract and would be eligible for free agency next offseason.
Orakpo said he is under no restrictions for training camp as he returns from a torn left pectoral muscle.
“I’m full go,” Orakpo said. “I told them, ‘Don’t hold me back for nothing.’ I’m not worried about cautiousness and all that other [stuff] that goes along with it. I’m 100 percent and I told them that, and they know. So I’ll be full go for every day.”
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The Redskins practice today at 10 and 3:20. Players talk to reporters after the first practice, and Shanahan does so after the afternoon session.
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