Franchise Tag Could Complicate Deal Between Redskins and Orakpo

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Franchise Tag Could Complicate Deal Between Redskins and Orakpo
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Now that the Redskins have tagged Brian Orakpo, the two sides can continue to negotiate a long-term contract. However, the very act of tagging the player and agreeing to pay him a guaranteed $11.45 million for the season may have thrown a significant monkey wrench into the negotiations.

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