A look at the internal options to replace Brian Orakpo if the Redskins allow him to hit the open market. Including a long look Ryan Kerrigan's potential to switching to the right side.
A look at the free agent market for any potential replacements for Brian Orakpo. In addition to breaking down the players value and potential, an expected contract range is given.
Earlier in the week readers let me know what they thought of Brian Orakpo in a survey. A week ago it was some experts from ESPN who let us know -- and, like many discussions regarding Orakpo they were split on him. Now it's time to see what others nationally think of Orakpo. (Yes, there are other free agents on the Redskins, but none as polarizing as Orakpo. No one else is at his level, either.)
According to several people familiar with the situation, the Redskins like Orakpo as a player and ideally would prefer to keep him. But there have been differing views within the organization, according to those sources, about the wisdom of either using the franchise player tag or pursing an expensive long-term contract with Orakpo when that money and salary cap space instead could be used to address other needs.
We all have our own ideas as to who the Redskins should pursue in free agency. Analysts from around the league are also weighing in on who will be a good fit for the Redskins. Here is a look at what two national types are saying about what could happen.
Despite missing the offseason program with a lingering leg injury and part of training camp with a foot ailment, Reed got off to a strong start. He showed his athleticism, sure hands and wide catch radius, snagging 26 of the first 30 balls thrown in his direction, including a 9-for-9 effort against the Bears.