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Orakpo goes in IR; Redskins add LB Brown

The Washington Redskins replaced injured linebacker Brian Orakpo on the roster Tuesday by signing free-agent linebacker Everette Brown. Orakpo suffered a torn right pectoral muscle during the Redskins' 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday and was placed on season-ending injured reserve. The six-year veteran will undergo surgery soon to repair the tear, the team said. He suffered the same injury in the 2011 and 2012 seasons. A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Orakpo was having a down year before the injury. He had no sacks in the past five games after posting a team-best 10 in 2013. Brown rejoins the Redskins after spending the preseason with the team before his...

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