Chris Baker on Redskins: Where I want to be
Players don't always react in kind when an NFL team adds the franchise tag to their contract status, so the Redskins faced the prospect of an upset Brian Orakpo when they made the move today.
Orakpo reacted to the Redskins move via Twitter today, and the 27-year-old sackmaster seemed to have a positive reaction to the tag.
TAG???.....IM IT #HTTR— Brian Orakpo (@rak98) March 3, 2014
All along the Redskins have maintained they wish to work out a long-term deal with Orakpo, and without reading way too much into a tweet, it seems 'Rak likes the way the negotiations are headed.