Redskins' Orakpo questionable for opener

Published 09/05 2014 12:46PM

Updated 09/05 2014 12:46PM

Ashburn, VA ( - Washington Redskins starting linebacker Brian Orakpo is listed as questionable for Week 1 against the Houston Texans.

Orakpo is suffering from a sprained ankle.

"Hopefully he'll be ready," said Washington coach Jay Gruden.

Orakpo played in 15 games last season and had 10 sacks, an interception and 60 total tackles.

In other injury news, reserve cornerback Tracy Porter and reserve linebacker Akeem Jordan both missed practice for a third day and are also listed as questionable.

In team news, Gruden said that Ryan Clark will start at free safety and Bacarri Rambo will be the starting strong safety for Week 1. Duke Ihenacho was pushing for a starting job.

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