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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


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What's next for Redskins if Fletcher retires?

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
LB London Fletcher played at a high level last season, but he could choose to retire. What would the Redskins do if he did?

Peterson, Manning among Players of the Month

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson and Broncos QB Peyton Manning were named the NFC and AFC Offensive Players of the Month, respectively, for December.

Redskins LB Fletcher skips practice, sees neurologist

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
London Fletcher is being evaluated for a head injury and has missed practice for a second consecutive day, putting his consecutive-games streak in doubt.

Kerrigan becoming Redskins' all-around best defender

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
It perhaps hasn’t happened yet, but OLB Ryan Kerrigan just might be the Redskins’ best defensive player by season’s end.

LB Fletcher announces return to Redskins

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
After weeks of negotiations, the Redskins finally reached a deal on Friday with free-agent MLB London Fletcher, who tweeted the announcement.

McGahee affirms love for Denver after firing Rosenhaus

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Willis McGahee insists that he wants to end his career in Denver, after a newspaper report to the contrary.

Free-agent scouting report: Redskins ILB London Fletcher

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Even as a soon-to-be 37-year-old, Redskins ILB London Fletcher still carries high value as he prepares to hit the open market again because he continues to rack up the tackles.

Redskins LB Fletcher added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 09, 2012 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Monday that Redskins LB London Fletcher will play in the 2012 Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu on Jan. 29.

Redskins' defense might just need tweaking

Posted Jan. 06, 2012 @ 5:43 a.m. ET
With all the attention the Redskins' offense is sure to get this offseason, it's easy to forget about the other side of the ball.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup for Saturday's Vikings-Redskins game in D.C.

Will Fletcher return to Redskins in 2012?

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
There has been a lot of talk this week about the high level of play from LB London Fletcher and whether he will return next season at age 37.

Two Redskins added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
Redskins LBs Brian Orakpo and London Fletcher were added to nthe NFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Clay Matthews of the Packers and the Bears' Brian Urlacher.

After Favre, starts streak belongs to Manning

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
With Brett Favre's consecutive-start streak now done, the NFList offers up the top eight current streaks, led by Peyton Manning.

Redskins at wit's end with Haynesworth

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Reports have surfaced that the Redskins could release DT Albert Haynesworth, but it makes little sense to cut him now and get nothing in return.

NFL introduces Walter Payton Man of the Year finalists

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
The NFL introduced the three finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award Friday morning. The list of 32 nominees, one from each NFL team, was pared down, with Chiefs OG Brian Waters, Browns WR Mike Furrey ...


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.