Aldon Smith


A day after being slapped with the non-exclusive franchise tag, Redskins’ linebacker Brian Orakpo indicated that he’s still hopeful of reaching a long term agreement with the team.


Need to Know: Robert Griffin III torched the Giants with his legs in two meetings last year.


According to an NFL spokesman, 49ers defensive end Aldon Smith will not be find for delivering a kick to the groin of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III during last Monday's game.


There’s plenty of blame to spread around for the Redskins’ current predicament. Uneven quarterback play. Consistently poor defensive efforts. Slipshod special teams. 


SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Greedy or not, Aldon Smith wants all the defensive accolades he can get.