London Fletcher had fluid drained from his knee on Monday. On Tuesday, he fully participated in practice as the Washington Redskins continue preparations to face the Minnesota Vikings on a short week.
London Fletcher is playing his 16th NFL season, but Washington’s captain said Tuesday that he has never seen any player abused the way that Jonathan Martin allegedly was by fellow Miami offensive lineman Richie Incognito, to the point that Martin left the team last week.
Linebacker Darryl Tapp, in his first season with Washington, says after four games, 38-year-old London Fletcher has been the best player on the Redskins’ defense in 2013, “hands down.”
The flecks of gray in the stubble on London Fletcher’s cheek made the statement superfluous when he explained why he’s started taking some plays off.
Mike Shanahan says the Washington Redskins’ poor start is a ‘temporary setback’ and that he has no plans to sit Robert Griffin III.
What do London Fletcher, DeAngelo Hall, Brandon Meriweather, Brian Orakpo, Perry Riley and Josh Wilson have in common? They don’t have a contract next season.
Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher says he gets a “bell-ringing” about a couple of times a game.
Sixty dry needle injections, daily chiropractor visits and seven – always seven – baths of either hot or cold water. These are all things you’d experience in one week in the life of London Fletcher, as he prepares to extend his 240 consecutive-game streak in 2013.
Fifteen years ago, London Fletcher was a squatty rookie free agent from a Division III school.
London Fletcher underwent two surgeries in order to play next season. After speaking with him you get the impression there is nothing he wouldn’t do to return. That mentality would prove vital.