By placing the franchise tag on Brian Orakpo, the Redskins assured the team rights to sign the most esteemed free agent at his position in 2014.
NFL Media dubbed Orakpo a tier one difference maker in a class of his own among linebackers. Evan Silva of Rotoworld named Orakpo his No. 5 impending free agent – tops among linebackers – and CBS Sports had him rated the third-best candidate for free agency.
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I was in the studio last week watching Jay Gruden film a spot with Larry Michael to promote the Redskins Read Book Challenge Powered by NRG!
After the coach enjoyed Michael’s rendition of “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie,” I warmed up beside the artificial fire and asked Gruden what book captured his imagination during the height of his kickball prime at Childs Elementary School. Read more »
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The Redskins’ most famous fans just keep on winning the offseason.
Matthew McConaughey, who has said he’s been a Redskins fan since he was 4 years old, won the Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role Sunday Night for his performance as Ron Woodruff in “Dallas Buyers Club.” He beat out an imposing field including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Leonardo DiCaprio, Bruce Dern and Christian Bale.
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