According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Redskins won’t sign linebacker Brian Orakpo to a new contract before today’s deadline. He’ll play under the franchise tag in 2014.
Redskins not expected to sign franchise LB Brian Orakpo to long-term deal before today's deadline. Orakpo expected to play on 1-year deal.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 15, 2014