London Fletcher

London Fletcher walks off the field after the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Redskins 24-23 during his final home game with the Washington Redskins. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Sunday Was The Real Goodbye For London Fletcher

London Fletcher has one game to play before his 16-year career in the National Football League officially comes to a close, but Sunday was the real goodbye.


Linebacker London Fletcher #59 of the Washington Redskins is introduced before the start of a preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at FedExField on August 19, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Dust to Finally Settle on Fletcher’s 16-Year Career

Thirty minutes after the Redskins publicized a player announcement on Wednesday, London Fletcher informed the press that 2013 would likely be his final season as a player in the National Football League.


London Fletcher (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Fletcher: ‘I Think You Should Extend’ Mike Shanahan

London Fletcher issued a call to Dan Snyder and Mike Shanahan to hash things while announcing his retirement, likely to take place following the 2013 season, on Wednesday.


Brian Orakpo (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Redskins Defense Faces Mass Free Agent Exodus

Brian Orakpo started getting sacks just as the Washington Redskins season fell apart. London Fletcher hasn’t played up to his usual standard, but he’s set to take the field for his 253rd consecutive game — sprained ankle and all.


Reed Doughty attempts to tackle New York Giants running back Andre Brown. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

3 Redskins Defensive Starters Injured Against Giants

Three key players on the Washington Redskins defense suffered injuries Sunday’s loss to the New York Giants, which officially eliminated the team from postseason contention.


Robert Griffin III is tackled by Luke Kuechly, Captain Munnerlyn, and James Anderson of the Carolina Panthers during the fourth quarter of the Panthers 21-13 win at FedExField on November 4, 2012. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Redskins in the Mirror: 2012 Staring Back At 2013

It’s an eerie parallel. In 2012, Washington was 3-6 and coming off an embarrassing defeat to a Carolina team with just one victory as it prepared to play Philadelphia.


London Fletcher talking hazing in NFL locker rooms with Jon Jansen, Bart Scott and JB. (Credit: NFL Today on CBS)

Watch Fletcher, Jansen Talk About Hazing on ‘The NFL Today’

London Fletcher appeared on NFL Today on CBS on Sunday, with former Skin Jon Jansen, to talk about the culture within NFL locker rooms, in light of the Incognito-Martin situation in Miami.


London Fletcher (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Redskins Injury Report: Fletcher OK After Having Knee Drained

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.


Richie Incognito (credit: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Richie Incognito’s Abuse Has No Place in NFL Locker Rooms

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.


LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 22: London Fletcher #59 of the Washington Redskins is introduced before the game against the Detroit Lions at FedExField on September 22, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Tapp: London Fletcher ‘Hands Down’ Best Player on Redskins’ Defense

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.”