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Redskins | Brian Orakpo to have surgery

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:04:37 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (pectoral) will undergo surgery for his torn pectoral, according to head coach Jay Gruden. Orakpo is out for the season.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo has torn pectoral

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:13:58 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (pectoral) will miss the rest of the season because of a torn right pectoral muscle.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo headed to IR

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:39:04 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (pectoral) will be placed on the Reserve/Injured list.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo set for MRI

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:02:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (pectoral) suffered a right pectoral injury in the Week 7 game against the Tennessee Titans. He will have an MRI Monday, Oct. 20.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo suffers injury

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:33:50 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (shoulder) left the game early in Week 7 because of a shoulder injury and is considered questionable to return.

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Redskins | Friday injury report

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:14:30 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle), LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) have been ruled out for Week 7. LB Perry Riley (knee), CB David Amerson (concussion) and FS Ryan Clark (ankle) are listed as questionable, while LB Brian Orakpo (ankle), SS Trenton Robinson (ankle), OT Trent Williams (knee) and FB Darrel Young (hamstring) are listed as probable. Jordan and Porter did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17. Griffin, Perry and Clark were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Redskins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:11:03 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. CB David Amerson (concussion), S Ryan Clark (ankle), LB Perry Riley (knee) and OT Trent Williams (knee) were limited, while LB Brian Orakpo (ankle), S Trenton Robinson (ankle) and FB Darrel Young (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Redskins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:39:04 -0700

Washington Redskins S Ryan Clark (ankle), LB Akeem Jordan (knee), CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and OT Trent Williams (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. CB David Amerson (concussion) and LB Perry Riley (knee) were limited, while LB Brian Orakpo (ankle), S Trenton Robinson (ankle) and FB Darrel Young (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Redskins | Friday injury report

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:52:17 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) are ruled out for Week 6 against the Arizona Cardinals. S Ryan Clark (ankle), LB Brian Orakpo (ankle), LB Perry Riley (knee) and OT Trent Williams (knee) are questionable, while DE Kedric Golston (groin), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), LB Akeem Jordan (knee), DE Frank Kearse (thigh), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee), OT Tyler Polumbus (finger) and S Trenton Robinson (ankle) are probable. Clark, Porter and Riley didn't practice Friday, Oct. 10. Orakpo and Williams were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Redskins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:52:46 -0700

Washington Redskins S Ryan Clark (ankle), LB Brian Orakpo (ankle), CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and LB Perry Riley (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 9. OT Trent Williams (knee) was limited, while DE Kedric Golston (groin), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), LB Akeem Jordan (knee), DE Frank Kearse (thigh), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee), OT Tyler Polumbus (finger) and S Trenton Robinson (ankle) practiced in full.

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Redskins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:40:48 -0700

Washington Redskins LBs Brian Orakpo (ankle) and LB Perry Riley (knee), S Ryan Clark (ankle), CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and OT Trent Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. DEs Kedric Golston (groin), Frank Kearse (thigh) and Jason Hatcher (hamstring), LB Akeem Jordan (knee), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee), OT Tyler Polumbus (finger) and S Trenton Robinson (ankle) were full participants at practice.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo injured

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:54:18 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) left the game Monday, Oct. 6, with an ankle injury and is questionable to return.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo not getting to QB

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 06:46:24 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo has only recorded a half a sack this season but said he can't get frustrated over the situation. "I just can't get frustrated," Orakpo said. "I only have half a sack right now. I have to keep pressing, keep believing in what I'm capable of doing. Yeah, it sucks that I only have half a sack. I want to be up there in the ranks. It'll come. They'll come in bunches. I just have to keep pushing, don't get too frustrated and lose focus out there."

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Redskins | Friday practice report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:03:38 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle), CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and FS Trenton Robinson (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 3. DE Kedric Golston (groin), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee) and OT Trent Williams (knee) were limited during practice, while DE Chris Baker (shoulder), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), DE Jarvis Jenkins (rib), LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and LB Brian Orakpo (finger) fully participated in practice.

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Redskins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:49:15 -0700

Washington Redskins CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and S Trenton Robinson (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 2. DE Kedric Golston (groin), LB Akeem Jordan (knee), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee) and OT Trent Williams (knee) were limited, while DE Chris Baker (shoulder), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), DE Jarvis Jenkins (rib) and LB Brian Orakpo (finger) practiced in full.

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Redskins | Wednesday injury report

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:14:34 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) and LB Akeem Jordan (knee) have been ruled out for Week 4. DT Chris Baker (ankle, hip), DE Kedric Golston (groin), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), DE Frank Kearse (ankle), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee), C Kory Lichtensteiger (groin, hip, rib), CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and FS Trenton Robinson (abdomen) are listed as questionable. PK Kai Forbath (groin), LB Brian Orakpo (finger), OT Tyler Polumbus (knee) and LB Keenan Robinson (shoulder) are listed as probable. Griffin, Jordan and Lauvao did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. Baker, Forbath, Orakpo, Polumbus and Robinson fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo expects to play Thursday

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:40:11 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (finger) is expecting to play in Week 4 against the New York Giants Thursday, Sept. 25, with a hard cast on his left hand. He was wearing a splint on his middle finger after practice Tuesday, Sept. 23, and X-rays showed no break. Orakpo saw a hand specialist this week and was diagnosed with a torn ligament. "No break, just a torn ligament," Orakpo said. "I just have a little process, some rehab, and I have to keep it straight for the time being." He said the pain is manageable.

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Redskins | Tuesday injury report for Week 4

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:59:47 -0700

Washington Redskins DE Chris Baker (ankle, hip) fully participated in practice Tuesday, Sept. 23. DE Kedric Golston (groin), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), LB Akeem Jordan (knee), DE Frank Kearse (ankle), C Kory Lichtensteiger (groin, rib, hip), CB Tracy Porter (hamstring), LB Brian Orakpo (finger) and SS Trenton Robinson (abdomen) all were limited in practice. OG Shawn Lauvao (knee) did not practice.

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Redskins | Monday practice report

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:44:15 -0700

Washington Redskins DE Chris Baker (ankle, hip), DE Kedric Golston (groin), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), LB Akeem Jordan (knee), DE Frank Kearse (ankle), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee), C Kory Lichtensteiger (groin, rib), LB Brian Orakpo (finger), CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and SS Trenton Robinson (abdomen) were limited practice Monday, Sept. 22. PK Kai Forbath (groin), OT Tyler Polumbus (knee) and LB Keenan Robinson (shoulder) fully participated in practice. The team participated in a jog-through Monday.

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Redskins | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:13:49 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) have been ruled out for Week 3. DE Kedric Golston (groin) is listed as doubtful, OG Kory Lichtensteiger (groin) and PK Kai Forbath (groin) are listed as questionable and FS Ryan Clark (foot), RB Roy Helu (quadriceps), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee), LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) and Darrel Young (neck) are listed as probable. Golston, Jordan and Porter did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 19. Lichtensteiger was limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Redskins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:07:32 -0700

Washington Redskins DE Kedric Golston (groin), LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 18. OG Kory Lichtensteiger (groin) and PK Kai Forbath (groin) were limited during practice, while RB Roy Helu (quadriceps), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee), LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) and FB Darrel Young (neck) fully participated in practice.

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Redskins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:43:08 -0700

Washington Redskins DE Kedric Golston (groin), LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. PK Kai Forbath (groin) and FB Darrel Young (neck) were limited during practice, while RB Roy Helu (quadriceps), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee) and LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Redskins | Friday injury report

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:05:33 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter have been ruled out for Week 2. DE Kedric Golston (groin) is listed as doubtful, PK Kai Forbath (groin), SS Duke Ihenacho (ankle), LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) and OT Tyler Polumbus (ankle) are listed as questionable, while OT Trent Williams (shoulder) is listed as probable. Golston, Jordan and Porter did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 12. Forbath was limited, while the other four players fully participated in practice.

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Redskins | Thursday injury report for Week 2

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:35:23 -0700

Washington Redskins DE Kedric Golston (groin), LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 11. PK Kai Forbath (groin) and LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) were limited. SS Duke Ihenacho (ankle), OT Tyler Polumbus (ankle) and OT Trent Williams were full participants.

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Redskins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:59:17 -0700

Washington Redskins DE Kedric Golston (groin), LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10. OT Trent Williams (shoulder), LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) and SS Duke Ihenacho (ankle) were limited during practice. OT Tyler Polumbus (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo will play

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 07:46:57 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) will play in the team's Week 1 game. Orakpo had been listed as questionable.

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Redskins | Friday injury report

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:40:16 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) have been ruled out for Week 1 against the Houston Texans. LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) is questionable. Jordan and Porter didn't practice Friday, Sept. 5, while Orakpo practiced in full.

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Redskins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:30:35 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 4, while LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) was limited.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo expects to be fine

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:12:58 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) said he does not believe his injured ankle will limit his play Week 1. He expects to be limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 4.

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Redskins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:01:29 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, while LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) was limited.

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Redskins | Two miss practice

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:45:16 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) and CB Chase Minnifield (hamstring) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 25.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo injury update

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 20:12:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo's (ankle) ankle injury is not considered serious, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo leaves game

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:05:02 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) suffered an ankle injury during the third preseason game and is considered questionable to return.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo returns

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:31:52 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (thigh) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 11.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo expected to be fine

Sun, 10 Aug 2014 17:40:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (thigh) missed practice Sunday, Aug. 10, because of a thigh contusion, but he should be fine.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo sits

Sun, 10 Aug 2014 06:06:49 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Sunday, Aug. 10.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo deal unlikely

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:28:25 -0700

The Washington Redskins are unlikely to sign LB Brian Orakpo to a long-term deal before the deadline Tuesday, July 15. He'll play under the one-year franchise tender.

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Redskins | Ryan Kerrigan, Brian Orakpo receive praise

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:20:23 -0700

Washington Redskins LBs Ryan Kerrigan and Brian Orakpo were described as being the best covering outside linebackers in the league by outside linebackers coach Brian Baker.

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Redskins | Change in philosophy could help Brian Orakpo

Sat, 05 Jul 2014 07:15:53 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo could benefit from a change in defensive philosophy that will result in a more aggressive approach in getting to the quarterback. The team's linebackers will be "turned loose" to get into the backfield.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo dealing with a cold

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:20:51 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo (illness) is dealing with a cold and could have strep throat, according to head coach Jay Gruden. Orakpo is likely to sit out the rest of the week.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo absent

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:00:19 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo is not at mandatory mini-camp Tuesday, June 17.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo did not consider holdout

Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:43:12 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo said he did not consider sitting out offseason workouts even though he is looking for a long-term contract. The two sides have had discussions about a new deal, but Orakpo said people will need to ask general manager Bruce Allen about any progress that is being made.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo has nothing to prove

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:06:17 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo said he doesn't feel the need to prove anything to anybody. The Redskins have said they are content letting Orakpo play out the year on his franchise tag. "I have to prove myself again, huh?" Orakpo said. "I don't have to prove myself to anybody. I'm already proven in this league. I don't have to prove anything to anybody. That goes for fans, that goes for media. Anybody. I'm well-proven in this league. If it doesn't work out then it doesn't work out, but I don't have to prove anything to anybody." There has been no update on a long-term deal for Orakpo.

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Redskins | Want Brian Orakpo rushing more

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:04:24 -0700

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said he wants LB Brian Orakpo rushing the quarterback more often this season. "We want to get Brian rushing more than he has in the past, especially on third down," Gruden said. "Turn him loose, meaning also that when he has his hand down and he's rushing, he needs to rush. There's sometimes he's just peeking around and not getting up the field. Brian Baker ... will help him out quite a bit."

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo signs tender

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 06:17:32 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo has signed his franchise tender.

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Redskins | May not sign Brian Orakpo to new deal

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:13:31 -0700

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden indicated the team may allow LB Brian Orakpo to play under the franchise tag tender next season in order for the coaches to evaluate him before the team gives him a long-term deal. "We'd like to get him here for as many years as we can, but right now I wouldn't mind letting him play out this franchise tag and see what happens," Gruden said. "He's a talented player. I think he can do a little bit better. [We] can ask more of him where he could be more productive as far as getting his hand down and rushing more instead of dropping [into pass coverage] quite so much. We have high hopes for Brian and whether the deal gets done or not, we know he'll be a big part of our success [in 2014]."

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo receives LB tag

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:12:59 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Washington Redskins designated LB Brian Orakpo as a linebacker when they placed the franchise tag on him, but Orakpo could seek to be designated as a defensive end.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo does not plan on signing offer now

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:35:40 -0800

Washington Redskins franchise free-agent LB Brian Orakpo has no plans on signing his franchise tag tender offer at this time. The two sides have not had any recent negotiations about a long-term contract.

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Redskins | Brian Orakpo receives tag

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:00:17 -0800

The Washington Redskins have place their franchise tag on impending free-agent LB Brian Orakpo.

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Redskins | Prepared to tag Brian Orakpo

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:20:53 -0800

Contrary to a previous report, the Washington Redskins appear prepared to place the franchise tag on impending free-agent LB Brian Orakpo if they aren't able to reach a long-term extension with him before the deadline Monday, March 3, according to a league source. Orakpo would make just under $11.5 million with the franchise tag.

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