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While the option was on the table, London Fletcher says he never seriously considered retirement. Fletcher, 38, will return for his 16th NFL season and seventh season with the Redskins in 2013.
“I’m still playing at a high level, the team still wanted me to play,” Fletcher said, via the Washington Post. “So, a lot of those things come into play.”
Fletcher is a steady piece of the Redskins defense and even as his play has slipped some in recent years the team still values his leadership.
In March, Fletcher had surgery on his elbow and ankle. Fletcher says that his recovery from both surgeries is going well and he expects to resume his role as defensive captain of the Redskins when the season begins.
“I’m feeling good, getting better each day. Getting stronger. I’m right on schedule to be ready,” said Fletcher.
Fletcher has played in 240 consecutive games, the longest current streak in the NFL.
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When it became public knowledge that Robert Griffin III was getting married and he had an open registry at Bed, Bath & Beyond, Redskins fans and RGIII fans alike flocked to the registry and bought up all of the gifts listed. Somehow, the media decided to put criticism on Griffin for accepting gifts that were purchased for him without him asking fans to do so. Personally, I had...
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Robert Griffin III was on the field throwing passes as the Washington Redskins ran organized team activities on Thursday.
Robert Griffin III is working thru football drills, throwing to receivers, with a rehab group at Skins OTAstelly.com/OSS2OQ
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 23, 2013
Griffin who is recovering from a torn ACL and LCL was able to moved without...
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According to Rich Campbell of The Washington Post, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told the media today that wide receiver Pierre Garcon underwent chest surgery this offseason.
Shanahan: Pierre Garcon had “chest” surgery. He’s working back quickly.
— Rich Campbell (@Rich_Campbell) May 23, 2013
As explosive as Garcon is, he’s had some injury problems since signing with...
Two-time Super Bowl Champion Ben Roethlisberger has a message for the young second year quarterbacks who had substantial success in their first year: ‘do it again.' then come talk to him.
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Washington Redskins superstar quarterback Robert Griffin III was spotted throwing passes and even planting on his surgically-repaired knee during practice.
ASHBURN, Va. – Robert Griffin III says he cried after his knee surgery and changed his cellphone passcode to the date of the Washington Redskins season opener as he began his rehabilitation process.
Griffin held his first in-depth news conference Thursday since his reconstructive knee surgery in January. He also took part in an offseason practice session in which he wore a large...
All of Washington and fans all over the country will be eager to see if and when Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is able to return to the playing field. Knee injuries are tough, but far from impossible to return from.
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is less than six months removed from suffering his significant knee injury. Still, he's back on the field and participating in the team's OTAs, telling reporters -- including Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk -- that his knee feels great.
“The knee feels great,” Griffin said. “I’m able to do all
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III spoke to the media at Redskins Park Thursday for the first time since injuring his knee in a playoff game versus the Seattle Seahawks in January...
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