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Orakpo is slated to undergo an MRI on his pectoral muscle, ESPN reports.
Orakpo entered Sunday's game with an ankle injury, but exited the contest due to a reported shoulder issue. However, in light of the most recent report, it appears Orakpo is actually dealing with a pectoral injury suffered Sunday. Furthermore, the concern is significant enough to warrant an MRI, casting another cloud over Orakpo's status. As a result, expect a diagnosis on the outside linebacker to surface shortly.
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Orakpo will not return to Sunday's game against the Titans due to a shoulder injury.
Orakpo suffered a stringer earlier in Sunday's game and also carried an ankle ailment into Washington's Week 7 contest. While Orakpo will not re-enter the action, it's unclear if his shoulder injury will limit him moving forward.
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Orakpo (ankle) suffered a stinger during Sunday's game against the Titans and is considered questionable to return.
Orakpo entered Sunday's contest carrying a slight ankle injury, but now has been sidelined with a stinger. Prior to exiting versus Tennessee, Orakpo did not record a tackle. If he's unable to return, Trent Murphy figures to enjoy an expanded role at weakside linebacker in the Redskins' 3-4 defensive scheme.
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Orakpo (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Titans.
Orakpo has just a half-sack this season, but he should have some opportunities to increase that number against a Tennessee offense that ranks near the bottom of the league with 17 sacks allowed this season.
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Orakpo (ankle) is probable for Sunday's game against Tennessee.
Orakpo's production has been miserable so far this year -- he has just a half sack to this point -- but his health is not an issue and his owners can utilize him as they would normally.
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Orakpo (ankle) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, the Washington Post reports.
Orakpo played last week so it's not surprising to see him in practice. He should be on the field this week.
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Orakpo (ankle) is listed as active Sunday at Arizona.
Orakpo made just one limited showing at practice during the week, but the appearance was enough to induce active status. After five games, though, he's failed to live up to his billing as a prime pass rusher, with just a half sack to his name.
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Orakpo (ankle) returned to practice on a limited basis Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Arizona, the Redskins' official site reports.
Orakpo sat out Wednesday and Thursday to rest the injury, but it seems like he will try to give it a go Sunday. However, the Redskins do play in the second wave of kickoffs, so if you don't have somebody who you will be able to swap in for him, you may want to go with a safer alternative this week and avoid the headache.
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Orakpo (ankle) did not practice Thursday, the Washington Post reports.
Orakpo worked on the side with trainers but did not practice with the rest of the team.
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Orakpo (ankle) didn't take part in practice Wednesday.
Orakpo left Monday's game against the Seahawks for a time due to an ankle injury, but in the end, he tallied a season-best eight tackles. So far, though, his output -- 20 tackles (12 solo) and 0.5 sacks -- is underwhelming, especially in pass-rushing terms. In any case, be sure to watch his status closely as the week carries on in order to ensure he's available Sunday at Arizona.