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Brian Orakpo and several other players entered the front door at Redskins Park just before the official time of the reopening of NFL business.

As the players arrived, the front office was working the phones to sign draft picks, undrafted rookies, and negotiating with free agents.

The team's own pool of free agents includes wide receiver Santana Moss, quarterback Rex Grossman and cornerback Carlos Rogers. The Redskins are expected to start training camp on Thursday.

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