Posts Tagged ‘Brian Orakpo’

Robiskie fitting in with Browns

Browns coaches have not routinely addressed the status of jailed and suspended wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth to the team or used his absence as incentive to get players to compete for his spot.

Orakpo brings ‘a fire and intensity’ to Redskins’ d-line

Despite finishing fourth in overall defense last season, Washington posted just 24 sacks — good for 28th in the league. With that stat in mind, the Redskins were in the market for an impact pass rusher in this year’s draft and fulfilled that need by taking Texas DE Brian Orakpo with the 13th overall pick.

Servicemen take the spotlight on Radio City stage

Nothing gets the crowd revved up quite like NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell bringing a group of U.S. servicemen to the stage. Goodell said the moment is one of his favorite aspects of being at the draft and the audience clearly agrees.

Green Room slowly losing its inhabitants

Nine players came to New York for the draft — the most since 1996 — and they are gradually being plucked from the Green Room by their future pro teams.

Nine prospects to attend draft

Nine top prospects will attend Day 1 of the 2009 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 25, the league announced Monday.

Orakpo does not disappoint at Texas’ Pro Day

Among those present at Texas’ pro-day to watch 10 players workout indoors on AstroTurf were Miami defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni, Bengals tight ends coach Jonathan Hayes and Packers GM Ted Thompson. The Packers are in the process of converting their defense to a 3-4 and likely are interested in versatile Texas LB Brian Orakpo (6-3 3/8, 262 pounds).

Texas DE Orakpo done for the day

Texas DE Brian Orakpo limped off the field a few minutes ago and went under the bleachers with one of the trainers. He’s done for the day, but it’s just a tweaked hamstring.

Best of the rest from the media room

A number of top-level players spoke today in the media room. Here are the highlights from those sessions:

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