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Video: Does Brian Orakpo deserve a big contract?

Mark Maske was asked those questions and more when he appeared on this week’s one-on-one portion of Post Sports Live:

The Post's Jonathan Forsythe talks with beat writer Mark Maske about Brian Orakpo's performance this season and whether the Redskins linebacker is worthy of a big contract. (Post Sports Live/The Washington Post)

Orakpo is not the only Washington player scheduled to hit free agency in 2014.

Starters London Fletcher, Orakpo, DeAngelo Hall, Josh Wilson, Perry Riley Jr. and Reed Doughty have contracts that are up after this season.

According to, so do wide receivers Josh Morgan, Santana Moss and Aldrick Robinson, tight end Fred Davis, cornerbacks E.J. Biggers and Jerome Murphy, linebackers Rob Jackson, Darryl Tapp, Bryan Kehl and Nick Barnett, Josh Hull, safety Jose Gumbs, defensive lineman Chris Baker and quarterback Rex Grossman.

More Redskins contract info here.

Have a Redskins question? E-mail Mike Jones at with the subject line “Mailbag question” for him to answer it in The Mailbag on Tuesdays.

What’s ahead:

● The Redskins resume practice at 1 p.m., preparing for Sunday’s home game against the San Diego Chargers.

● Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III and others speak to reporters today.

From The Post:

Davis still a Redskin following NFL’s trade deadline

Chargers’ new coach took off the constraints and revived Philip Rivers

D.C. Sports Bog: Moss thinks Garcon should keep complaints in houseMore Bog

Pugh cut to make room for Meriweather | On Griffin’s deep ball and incomplete passes

Snyder and Goodell meet about the franchise’s name

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