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Orakpo (ankle) is active for Sunday's game at Philadelphia, Tarik El-Bashir of CSN Washington reports.

Orakpo has so far had a minimal impact on defense, but in his previous five campaigns, he's notched at least 8.5 sacks on four occasions. As a result, quarterback takedowns should come with time.

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Orakpo (ankle) recorded two tackles and a sack in Week 2.

The ankle injury that limited him in practice did not hinder him on the field.

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Orakpo (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

Orakpo only had four tackles in week 1, but he is available if he is one of your IDP options.

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Orakpo (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against Jacksonville.

Orakpo practiced all week, including a full practice Friday, so he'll likely be in the starting lineup Sunday. He'll look to get his first sack of the year against Chad Henne.

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Orakpo (ankle) was limited in Thursday's practice, the Washington Post reports.

While he's been limited in practice this week he is expected to play in Week 2.

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Orakpo (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Washington's official site reports.

Orakpo fit in two limited practices to start last week, before participating fully Friday. He was then deemed active for the regular season opener in Houston and proceeded to tally four tackles (two solo). The same routine may take place again leading up to Sunday's contest versus the Jaguars.

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Orakpo (ankle) is active for Sunday's game in Houston.

Orakpo fit in enough practice this week to avoid donning sweats on the sideline. He's coming off his first double-digit sack season since 2009, while contributing 39.5 sacks over the last five years (64 games).

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Orakpo (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against Houston.

With two limited practices and a full practice logged heading into Sunday, it'd be surprising if Orakpo didn't start against the Texans. He's poised for a strong season as he plays on the franchise tag.

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Orakpo (ankle) expects to be limited in practice this week as a precaution but should be ready for Week 1, the Washington Post reports.

Orakpo injured the ankle during the preseason game and has been limited in practice since.

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Orakpo (ankle) was limited in Wednesday's practice, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.

After playing in just two games in 2012, Orakpo got back to work last year, racking up 60 tackles (43 solo), 10 sacks, two fumble recoveries, one interception, and one touchdown in 15 games. As this week continues onward, though, his status for Sunday's game at Houston should become more clear, one way or the other.