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.
The Redskins’ decision to put the franchise tag on Brian Orakpo could precipitate a disagreement between the team and the player. Or, more properly, between the league and the NFLPA.
The Redskins have decided to make Brian Orakpo their franchise player.
So what’s next?