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Orakpo (finger) was a limited participant in Tuesday's practice.
With the Redskins facing a quick turnaround this week in playing the Giants on Thursday, Orakpo and several of his teammates were limited at Tuesday's session. It's tough to get a read if Orakpo's light involvement was more of a precautionary measure to preserve his body, but even if he plays Thursday, the finger issue probably isn't something that will go away quickly. There's a distinct possibility that he's dealing with a dislocated finger, which could compromise his ability to get around offensive tackles on the pass rush.
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Orakpo suffered a finger injury Sunday, the Washington Post reports.
It sounds like Orakpo dislocated his finger. He be evaluated by a hand specialist this week.
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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.