Updates from Wednesday, Oct. 22
Orakpo took to Twitter to provide fans with an update on his status:
Updates from Monday, Oct. 20
Head coach Jay Gruden confirmed earlier reports on Orakpo, and talked about his replacement, according to Mike Jones of the Washington Post:
Brian Orakpo posted an apology to Redskins fans on Twitter:
Earlier, ProFootballTalk reported the severity of Orakpo's injury and what it means for his future with the Washington Redskins:
Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo suffered a pectoral injury in Sunday's 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans.
ESPN's John Keim reported Washington's discouraging Week 7 news:
Grant Paulsen of 105.7 The Fan added context regarding Orakpo's injury history:
Coach Jay Gruden praised the way quarterback Colt McCoy led Washington to a win to improve to 2-5 on the season:
But the loss of Orakpo on defense and the fact that Washington is in such a tough NFC East division definitely puts a damper on Sunday's outcome.
Orakpo is known for his pass-rushing skills, yet he has just 0.5 sacks this year. Now his 2014 season appears to be in doubt.