The Washington Redskins aren't known for their great young talent, especially on defense. So you would think they would do everything possible to keep their best players under contract.
Orakpo has torn his left pectoral muscle twice in as many years, although it cost him significant playing time only in the 2012 season. Orakpo made the Pro Bowl in his first two seasons in the NFL, recording 29.5 sacks in his first 49 career games.
"I'm not worried about it," Orakpo said last week, via the Washington Post. "I'm concentrating on having a successful season. Everything will take care of itself."