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Redskins LB Brian Orakpo done for season, needs surgery on torn right pectoral muscle

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2014, file photo, Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo (98) pauses on the field during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Landover, Md. Redskins coach Jay Gruden says linebacker Brian Orakpo is done for the season because of a torn right pectoral muscle. Gruden says Monday, Oct. 20, 2014,  that Orakpo needs surgery. (AP Photo/Mark E. Tenally, File)

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2014, file photo, Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo (98) pauses on the field during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Landover, Md. Redskins coach Jay Gruden says linebacker Brian Orakpo is done for the season because of a torn right pectoral muscle. Gruden says Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, that Orakpo needs surgery. (AP Photo/Mark E. Tenally, File)  (The Associated Press)

Redskins coach Jay Gruden says linebacker Brian Orakpo is done for the season because of a torn right pectoral muscle.

Gruden says Monday that Orakpo needs surgery.

Orakpo, a three-time Pro Bowl selection, was hurt trying to make a tackle on a running play early in the fourth quarter of Washington's 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

Orakpo twice has torn the pectoral muscle near his left shoulder in the past.

He had a half sack for the Redskins (2-5) this season.

Gruden says rookie linebacker Trent Murphy, a second-round pick out of Stanford, will start in Orakpo's spot and is "going to have to grow up very fast."

Washington plays at the Dallas Cowboys next Monday night.

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