Redskins To Franchise Brian Orakpo
The Washington Redskins are prepared to designate Brian Orakpo as their franchise player if they are unable to reach a long-term deal with the linebacker prior to Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder.
Orakpo would be paid just under $11.5 million for one season if the Redskins choose to use their franchise tag on him.
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