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London Fletcher

London Fletcher - #59 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 242 lbs.
Birthday 05/19/1975
Birthplace Cleveland, OH
College John Carroll
Years played 16

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
139 1 5

Shanahan: McNabb not fit enough to run two-minute drill

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
On Monday, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told reporters McNabb was not in good enough shape to run a two-minute offense with no timeouts.

Shanahan's message to McNabb couldn't be clearer

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
It was significant that Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan would bench QB Donovan McNabb, the man whom he traded for this offseason, when the game hung in the balance.

Dissecting the benching of Donovan McNabb

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 4:01 a.m. ET
The decision to bench a star quarterback in crunch time could leave an irreparable ripple in the relationship between Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and Donovan McNabb that could set the stage for a younger franchise quarterback in Washington.

Stafford lifts Lions to 37-25 win over Redskins

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford's fourth touchdown pass converted a fourth down with 3:12 left and the Detroit Lions scored nine points in 14 seconds to turn a closely contested game into a 37-25 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

Haynesworth: Not a good fit in 3-4

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
Albert Haynesworth said prior to the Week Eight game against the Lions what many had thought all along: "I'm not good enough to play the 3-4."

Redskins RB Portis still a couple weeks away

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis is likely two weeks away from seriously testing his injured groin, according to The Washington Post.

Hall shines, but Haynesworth steps up

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
NT-DE Albert Haynesworth turned in his best performance as a Redskin — not just this season but including last year as well — in the 'Skins' 17-14 victory over the Bears Sunday.

Cutler throws four picks in Bears' loss to Redskins

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
DeAngelo Hall tied an NFL record with four interceptions, running one back 92 yards for a touchdown, and the Washington Redskins sacked Jay Cutler four times while forcing five turnovers in a 17-14 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Redskins TE Davis not making expected impact

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
Although he's considered a big-time talent, Washington TE Fred Davis hasn't shown enough this season for the coaches to showcase him as a receiver.

Redskins CB Rogers not ducking hands question

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The lasting image of the Redskins' loss to the Colts in Week Six was the team's dropped interceptions, two by CB Carlos Rogers.

Report: Hall and Haslett have confrontation

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett got into a confrontation on Tuesday over pass coverage instructions, according to a report in the Washington Post.

Rewind: Remembering the Ricky Williams trade

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Mike Beacom examines the infamous trade Mike Ditka executed on Draft Day 1999 to select Ricky Williams. After all these years, has Williams finally proven Ditka right? Was he worth all those picks?

Report: Titans, Redskins unable to agree on deal for Haynesworth

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
The Titans tried to acquire Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth before the 4 p.m. ET Tuesday trade deadline, but the two teams couldn't agree on the compensation, the Tennessean reported.

Redskins-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Pressure off the edge has given the Bears' pass protection trouble all season, and it will have another disruptive rusher to contend with this week in Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo.

Redskins' defense missed opportunities against Colts

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Redskins can point directly to (at least) two missed interceptions, along with a few other defensive missteps, as the reason they could not beat the Colts.

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Posted Jan. 20, 2013
Fletcher and Ryan Kerrigan will head to the Pro Bowl as replacements for Super Bowl-bound San Francisco 49ers linebackers Patrick Willis and Aldon Smith.||||||| The 37-year-old Fletcher is going to his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl. Kerrigan, a second-year player, gets his first trip to the exhibition game. Their additions give the Redskins five Pro Bowl selections for the first time since 1996. They join rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, who will miss the Pro Bowl after knee surgery, left tackle Trent Williams and special teamer Lorenzo Alexander.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher is blaming security workers at Cleveland Browns Stadium for a confrontation that left four of his relatives arrested and an aunt hospitalized. Fletcher on Monday said his large family contingent in Redskins gear witnessing his first NFL game in his hometown was harassed by fans, but he said that security that was supposed to diffuse the situation instead became what he called "instigators."||||||| Fletcher said one stadium worker "went overboard with what his job responsibilities were." He said his relatives were still in custody as of Monday afternoon. He said an aunt was hospitalized for "neck injuries" and released. A Cleveland police spokeswoman says six people were arrested on charges including assault on a police officer and aggravated rioting. The Redskins beat the Browns 38-21.
Posted Nov. 20, 2012
Fletcher's streak of 234 consecutive games played appears safe.||||||| The 15-year veteran who has never missed a game was listed as active Thursday against Dallas. Fletcher sprained his right ankle last weekend against Philadelphia and had just five days to try to recover. The 37-year-old is tied with Tampa Bay's Ronde Barber for the longest current streak in the NFL.
Posted Oct. 26, 2012
Fletcher's consecutive games streak lives on.||||||| The Washington Redskins have made the veteran linebacker active for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, extending Fletcher's consecutive games streak to 232, longest in the NFL. The 37-year-old was listed as questionable after spending the week dealing with head and hamstring injuries.
Posted Oct. 25, 2012
Fletcher was being evaluated by a neurologist for a possible head injury Thursday and missed practice for a second consecutive day, putting his 15-year consecutive-games streak in doubt.||||||| Fletcher has appeared in 231 NFL games in a row since entering the league as an undrafted rookie with the St. Louis Rams in 1998.

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