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Redskins linebacker London Fletcher made it clear that this coming season isn’t a farewell tour for the end of his NFL career. “I’m really focused on this season, playing the best ball I can play,” he said, per The Washington Times. “That’s really how I look at it.” Fletcher explained why he came back for his 16th season. “The desire to continue to play, still playing at a high level; the team still wanted me to play, so a lot of things come into play,” Fletcher said. “I still love the game of football. Also, I like where this team is at. I like the makeup of it.” Fletcher likes what the Skins did in the draft. “Anytime you can add depth to your team, competition, that’s a good thing,” he said. “I know they feel great about the draft picks, the guys they were able to add. Those guys are coming along each and every day. From that standpoint, I think they’re going to help us be a better team, play better defense.” Need NFL Tickets? The post London Fletcher not thinking a
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Per source, the Redskins will bring Donte' Stallworth in for a tryout during next week's minicamp. Stallworth played for the Skins in 2011.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) June 6, 2013
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His nickname belied his calling. David ''Deacon'' Jones was the most feared member of the Fearsome Foursome, the original sackmaster.
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The Redskins quarterback, who suffered ACL and LCL injuries during last year’s postseason, told reporters at the team’s practice facility Thursday that he “without a doubt” plans to be back with the team when training camp opens next month.
“One: It’s a month [away]. And then...
According to the Washington Redskins, legendary defensive end David “Deacon” Jones passed away at the age of 74.
The #Redskins have learned via EVP/GM Bruce Allen that @profootballhof David “Deacon” Jones has passed away from natural causes. He was 74.
— Redskins (@Redskins) June 4, 2013
Jones started out at the South Carolina State University, before he transferred to...
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