Found January 04, 2013 on
60 Max Power O:
With Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis announcing his retirement after the playoffs, players around the league have been reflecting on his career, and Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall offered his take to Stephen Whyno of the Washington Times.
“Guys were like, you could argue Fletch has had a better career,” he said.
“Might not have had all the hype and things like that, but if I’m starting a team, I love Ray Lewis to death, but if I’m starting a team, I’m taking 59 every day of the week.”
“Ray’s made it sexy to be a middle linebacker in this National Football League; In a league that’s so offensive-driven, it’s hard to kind of get that buzz. It took Fletch 12 years to actually get to a Pro Bowl even those his numbers kind of justified he should’ve been there already.”
In other London Fletcher news, he was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month yesterday, despite dealing with a lingering left ankle injury ('let's see Ray Lewis do that' is what Hal
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hung around after his press conference Wednesday to prank head coach Mike Shanahan as he posed as a member of the media.
Griffin asked Shanahan, "What did you do for New Year’s?”.
Shanahan began to answer before quickly realizing it was Griffin.
"You got me by surprise there,'' Shanahan said, laughing...
The Washington Redskins’ late season push to win the NFC East has given many in Redskins Nation hope that the future is brighter than ever. With that being said, the Skins will need to build on their success and get better through a series of off-season moves, including re-signs, free agents, and the draft among others. Let’s take a look at how they should approach this very...
The new age of quarterbacks is leading to an exciting style of play, but it’s also dangerous. RG3 is starting to learn that running recklessly could be more detrimental than good. Quarterbacks have the option to slide, but the young quarterbacks coming out of college spread offenses are programmed for the signal caller to run. RG3 took a hit to his knee from Haloti Ngata on...
Washington Redskins linebacker Lorenzo Alexander had some harsh words for Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman.
The Washington Redskins have restored cornerback Cedric Griffin to the 53-man roster in time for the playoffs after his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Coach Mike Shanahan said Friday that Griffin will be available for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Griffin's suspension ended Monday, and the coaching...
Diehard Washington Redskins fan Travis Funkhouser found a way to incorporate his favorite NFL team with a wedding proposal during a recent family Christmas gathering.Funkhouser, 29, reportedly spent weeks to plan the football-themed proposal, and even roped in a few friends and family to carry it out, as well.From the Washington Post:Funkhouser decided to use his family’s holiday...
Left guard Kory Lichtensteiger missed practice with a sprained left ankle Wednesday as the Washington Redskins held their first practice for the playoffs.
Lichtensteiger was hurt in the third quarter of Sunday's NFC East-clinching win over the Dallas Cowboys.
''I wish I was doing better, but it's the hand I'm dealt,'' Lichtensteiger said. '&...
Which rookie will excel this weekend?
The playoffs are here and it's time to analyze the players and teams.
Here's a look at the Quarterbacks in the playoffs and how they stack-up against each other.
#1 - Peyton Manning - After the season Peyton had it's hard not to put him at the top of the list. He has home field, the experience and his team is rolling...
The Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks will battle Sunday afternoon in what surely will be a highly contested game. The two teams have already started to snipe at each other, as Seattle defensive back Richard Sherman fired the first salvo when he stated no Redskins receiver gives him any worries.
On Friday, some Redskins players fired back in their own delightful way. During...
The Washington Redskins have mastered the NFL’s most important trick in Robert Griffin III‘s rookie season: get hot at the right time. Like the New York Giants last year, the Redskins have worked out all the kinks and are entering the playoffs on a roll.
Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz should know, as his 2012 Giants squad took a 9-7 invite into the playoffs and scorched their...
Hey, let’s play Predictions! Last week’s winner is Stranger danger, who nailed his Cowboys game pick and now gets to make a guest post. (Just email me, Stranger.) A reminder on how it works, for the uninitiated:
Our Redskins-loving “staff” makes predictions in the post, readers make predictions in the comments, and the commenter who comes closest to predicting the final score...
FedEx Field plays host to Wild Card action between two rookie QBs on Sunday afternoon. CHFF's Justin Henry compares the two dynamic teams.