The Tennessee Titans' Most Intriguing Signing

The Tennessee Titans were “quiet” in the first week of free agency. Football minds understand the value of retaining Derrick Morgan and the potential of a healthy Brian Orakpo. No, the team did not land Ndamukong Suh, DeMarco Murray, or Devin McCourty. Instead, they made several unheralded signings – none more intriguing than former Buffalo strong safety, Da’Norris Searcy...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Improve Defense, Address Needs in Free Agency

The Tennessee Titans kicked off the first two weeks of the 2015 NFL free-agency period by addressing arguably their biggest need at outside linebacker, attempting to solidify and improve their defensive backfield, adding quality veteran pass catchers, and shoring up the special teams. Tennessee wasn’t a player in the first wave of high-profile free-agent signings, but they did...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Should Stay Aggressive in Next Wave of Free Agency

Now that the first wave of free agents have been signed, the Tennessee Titans still have plenty of cap space to address the many needs the team still has on the roster.With the money still available, the Titans have an opportunity to still make some moves and finish off what could be one of the best free agency periods the team has had, nabbing younger talent to help build the roster...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tale of Two Orakpos: Which One Did the Titans Sign?

Tennessee Titans fans tracked their Twitter feeds with vigilance after news broke that pass rusher and three-time Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo was in Nashville visiting the team. Orakpo was a first-round pick for the Washington Redskins in 2009 and had a stellar rookie season, tallying 50 combined tackles and 11 sacks. Orakpo did not cool off; over the next two seasons he racked up 56...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans sign OLB Brian Orakpo

For a while, it looked like the Titans weren’t going to do much in free agency, despite a ton of cap space and holes all over a roster that went 2-14 last season. Turns out, they were just being patient and waiting for price tags to drop to where they felt they were appropriate, a surprising showing of savvy by a front office that has rightfully taken a lot of heat for their moves...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans re-sign Klug, Morgan, Succop, add Fasano, Orakpo in busy day

The Tennessee Titans had not been one of the most active teams early in free agency. That changed Friday, as they re-signed three of their own players and added two more from other teams. The re-signings included defensive lineman Karl Klug, outside linebacker Derrick Morgan, and kicker Ryan Succop. The additions included tight end Anthony Fasano and outside linebacker Brian Orakpo...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Making moves: Tennessee Titans sign coveted free agent cornerback Perrish Cox

It may not translate to wins on the field, but the Tennessee Titans are being aggressive in free agency. Yesterday the league’s most forgettable team signed pass rush monster Brian Orakpo and tight end Anthony Fasano. Now they’re following it up by landing one of the most coveted free agent cornerbacks on the market… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 best value free agent...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Tennessee Titans sign former Pro-Bowler and big-time pass rusher

If the Tennessee Titans wanted a pass rusher, they may have just got their man. According to Adam Schefter, Brian Orakpo is headed to Tennessee. Big morning move out of Tennessee: Titans reached agreement with former Redskins LB Brian Orakpo, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2015 Orakpo has dropped off the radar over the last couple years, but that doesn’t...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason Champs No More?

I hesitate to say the Redskins have reverse-engineered their approach to team building, learning from nightmares past, but that does seem to the case under new GM Scot McCloughlan. A recap of their moves through the opening days of free agency: *Depth D-lineman Ricky Jean-Francois for three years, $9 million ($4M guaranteed) *Pass-rushing D-lineman Stephen Paea for four years, $21...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Orakpo agrees to terms with Tennessee Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The agent for Brian Orakpo says the former Washington Redskins outside linebacker has agreed to terms with the Tennessee Titans. Ben Dogra of Relativity Sports said Orakpo has agreed on a four-year deal worth up to $35 million, with a base of $31 million. Dogra said that Orakpo is ''really happy to be a Tennessee Titan.'' ESPN first reported that Orakpo had...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Titans agree with free agent LB Orakpo

The Tennessee Titans reached agreement with former Redskins LB Brian Orakpo, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans, ex-Redskins LB Orakpo reportedly reach agreement

The Tennessee Titans have reached an agreement Friday with former Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo, according to ESPN. Orakpo, who spent his first six seasons of his career in Washington, suffered a season-ending pectoral injury in 2014, limiting him to seven games. He has 40 career sacks despite having two of the past three seasons cut short by season-ending injuries. The Redskins...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Titans are not Being Aggressive

The Tennessee Titans have been quiet in free agency since signing safety Da’Norris Searcy and receiver Harry Douglas. They have brought in former Washington Redskins edge rusher Brian Orakpo in for a visit and have continued talks with 2010 first-round draft pick Derrick Morgan.Many fans have been left scratching their heads, wondering why a team that finished the 2014 season with...
Via Pro Football Spot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans, Redskins, & Cardinals Still In The Mix For OLB Brian Orakpo

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Titans, Redskins, and Cardinals are still in the mix for OLB Brian Orakpo. Charles Robinson previously reported that the Colts, Cardinals, and Redskins were teams to watch in regards to Orakpo. Orakpo, 28, played out the 2014 season under the team’s franchise tag and is once again in line to be an unrestricted free agent. Last ...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Atlanta Falcons are frontrunners to land linebacker Brian Orakpo

The revolution of the Atlanta Falcons roster has finally begun. According to a report by Dianna Maria Russini, the Falcons are the frontrunners to land pass-rushing monster linebacker Brian Orakpo: I'm hearing that Atlanta is the front runner for signing Brian Orakpo. #Falcons — Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) March 9, 2015 Orakpo has spent the first six seasons of his career...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons Considered The “Frontrunner” To Sign OLB Brian Orakpo

Dianna Marie Russini reports that the Falcons are consider to be the “frontrunner” to sign free agent OLB Brian Orakpo. Mike Jurecki reported yesterday that the Cardinals had expressed interest in signing Orakpo. Mike Jones reported on Saturday that the Redskins haven’t closed the door on re-signing Orakpo and the two sides were scheduled to discuss a potential extension this...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Reportedly Interested In OLB Brian Orakpo

Mike Jurecki reports that the Cardinals have expressed interest in signing Redskins free agent OLB Brian Orakpo in recent days. Mike Jones reported yesterday that the Redskins haven’t closed the door on re-signing Orakpo and the two sides were scheduled to discuss a potential extension on Saturday. However, Jones adds that it’s hard to say just how likely an agreement on ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Havenve’t Close The Door On Re-Signing Brian Orakpo, Two Sides To Meet Today

Mike Jones reports that the Redskins haven’t closed the door on re-signing free agent OLB Brian Orakpo and the two sides are scheduled to discuss a potential extension on Saturday. However, Jones adds that it’s hard to say just how likely an agreement on a contract is at this point in time. Team sources told Dianna Marie Russini yesterday that ...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Orakpo Not Returning to Redskins

View image | Free agent linebacker Brian Orakpo appeared on NFL AM Friday morning on NFL Network, discussing his pending free agency. He discussed his chances of returning to the Redskins after a disappointing 2014 season in which he played under the franchise tag and missed the final nine games with a torn pectoral muscle. “Obviously a window is still there...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints, Redskins prepared to make run at Justin Forsett

Justin Forsett stepped up in a huge way for the Baltimore Ravens during the 2014 season, and has likely earned himself a big payday this offseason. There are two intriguing teams that are gearing up to make a run at him in free agency, and those two teams are the New Orleans Saints and Washington Redskins. #Ravens RB Justin Forsett has an interesting market if Baltimore doesn’t...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Contract Talks Between Brian Orakpo & Redskins “Not Looking Good,” Falcons & Jaguars “Very Interested”

Sources tell Dianna Marie Russini that a long-term contract extension talks between the Redskins and free agent OLB Brian Orakpo are “not looking good.” According to Russini, the Falcons and Jaguars are both “very interested” in signing Orakpo should he be available. Yesterday, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported that the Falcons and Redskins are believed to be...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons & Redskins “Leaders” To Sign OLB Brian Orakpo

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Falcons and Redskins are believed to be the “leaders” to sign free agent OLB Brian Orakpo.  According to Florio’s source, Orakpo has interest from four NFL teams. Earlier in the day, Dianna Marie Russini reported that while Orakpo and the Redskins are trying to ...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Won’t Franchise Brian Orakpo, Still Working On New Contract

To no surprise, Dianna Marie Russini reports that the Redskins won’t use their franchise tag on free agent OLB Brian Orakpo before Monday’s deadline. Doing so would cost Washington $13.195 million fully guaranteed for the 2015 season, which is just way too much money for a player coming off of another season lost to injury. Russini ... The post Redskins Won’t Franchise Brian...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Three potential big signings the Steelers could make

More so than any other team in the National Football League, the Pittsburgh Steelers have avoided free agency like the plague over the years. When we mean over the years, we are looking back to a time when Barry Bonds was still wearing a Pirates uniform. For the most part, this has been a successful formula for the team. Build through the draft, and supplement in free agency. It’s...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Met With Brian Orakpo’s Agent At Combine, Expressed Interest In Bringing Him Back

ESPN’s John Keim reports that the Redskins met with free agent OLB Brian Orakpo‘s agent at the Scouting Combine last week. According to Keim, Washington expressed interest in re-signing Orakpo during their meeting. Although, Keim adds there’s still a “long way to go” in regards to Orakpo being back in Washington next season, and he isn’t sure how much interest the...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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