by Aaron Wilson
March 03, 02014
The Washington Redskins have designed outside linebacker Brian Orakpo as their franchise player.
They can still negotiate a new contract with him until July 15. After that, all players tagged must play the season out under that designation.
The franchise tag for linebackers is worth $11.455 million.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.