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Tracy Porter agrees to terms with Redskins

The Washington Redskins have been searching for some defensive secondary help in free agency this offseason, and it looks like they have finally signed someone. According to reports, the Redskins have agreed to terms with former Oakland Raiders cornerback Tracy Porter. Porter came up with a fairly solid season for the Raiders last year, and will add some playmaking ability to the...
Via Sports-Glory
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins to franchise Brian Orakpo

The Washington Redskins will use their franchise tag on Brian Orakpo if the team is unable to reach a long-term deal with the linebacker prior to Monday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline, reports ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder. If the Redskins use their franchise tag on Orakpo, he would be paid just under $11.5 million for one season. Head coach Jay Gruden said last week that retaining Orakpo...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

London Fletcher surprised with huge retirement cake

They say you can't have your cake and eat it, too. Apparently, that rule doesn't apply to London Fletcher. Fletcher, who recently retired after 16 seasons, was surprised by his Redskins teammates with a spectacular cake that commentates his time in the NFL. Fletcher began his career in St. Louis, played five years in Buffalo, and spent his final seven seasons in...
Via Helmet2Helmet
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

London Fletcher played in 256 straight games Sunday which is the most ever for a linebacker

The game might have been the last for Redskins linebacker London Fletcher, who said he is 99 percent sure his 16-year career will end this season. He played in all 256 games in his career, starting the last 215, an NFL record for linebackers. “It’s bittersweet,”Fletcher said. “To have done something for 16 years, I […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

London Fletcher sporting custom cleats for his final game

Although Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher hasn’t officially called it quits, telling ESPN that he is leaving the door open, today could quite possibly be the iron man of footballs last game. Fletcher, who will suit up today versus the New York Giants, will play in his 256th straight game. An amazing feat given the ferociousness of the NFL and the third longest streak...
Via In The Neutral Zone
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Londom Fletcher leaves the door open for a return

Remember when London Fletcher said there was a 99% percent chance he’d retire at the end of the season? Que Lloyd “So you’re telling me there’s a chance”. London Fletcher recently left the door open for a short return if it was the right situation. “Like I said, it’s 99 percent. … We’ll see, man,” Fletcher said, via the Washington Post. “I’ve had a great career...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

From the OAC to the NFL, London Fletcher is Ready to Hang ‘Em Up

Photo is courtesy of USA Today Sports Images/http://sports.yahoo.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Just like all of you out there, we here at ‘Our Sports Report’ have our own blogs that we follow on a daily basis for the latest in sports and life happenings. One of my favorite sports blogs...
Via In The Neutral Zone
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

London Fletcher is a Hall of Famer

When looking at the statistical breakdown above from 2012,  you could argue that Redskins linebacker London Fletcher deserves to land in the Hall of Fame along with Ray Lewis.d I'd say London Fletcher is a HOF'er, not first ballot, but he is a HOF'er IMO. pic.twitter.com/5jRM9JFpGZ #Rams #Redskins #SBChamp — Lizzuendo (@Lizzs_Lockeroom) December 19, 2013 Need NFL...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins’ London Fletcher: ’99 percent certain’ he’ll retire

Washington Redskins linebacker London Flethcher says three’s a “99 percent” chance he’ll retire at the end of the season. Fletcher announced Wednesday that Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys will likely be his final home game in the NFL. “I wanted to look at this opportunity to let the fan know that this will more than likely be mast last year in the National...
Via Sports-Glory
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins Big News was London Fletcher will retire after this season

Today in a press conference, London Fletcher announced that he is retiring at the end of the year. @ZacBoyer: London Fletcher: “This will more than likely be my last season in the National Football League.” @MarkMaske: Fletcher says he wanted to have a chance to say goodbye to the fans. He says he’s “99 percent […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

The era of London Fletcher is over

London Fletcher, the inside linebacker of the Washington Redskins has been invaluable to the success of the Redskins’ defense for nearly six seasons going on seven so far, but father time has finally caught up to him. It’s hard to come to this conclusion with one of the Redskins’ most consistent linebackers coming into 2013, but the tape doesn’t lie. Playing in the NFL at...
Via The Penalty Flag
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

London Fletcher: Pro-files

From Tragedy to Triumph London Fletcher knows tragedy. Growing up in a rough part of Cleveland, London’s sister was murdered in 1987 when he was 12. After the death of his sister, his mother became addicted to drugs and later passed away. But as Fletcher entered high school, he was able to attend Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School thanks to a couple of Cleveland area philanthropists...
Via The Penalty Flag
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III wants Bryce Harper to teach him how to slide

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says he would be open to the idea of Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper teaching him how to slide. “I mean, if [Washington Nationals outfielder] Bryce [Harper] wants to do that I’m definitely up for that. Bryce, we can 
Via Sports-Glory
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pierre Garcon says knee brace is slowing Robert Griffin III down

When the 2012 season ended football fans in Washington were excited. Not because the pain of another lackluster season was over, but because for once the future looked so bright it was time to wear shades. Fast 
Via Sports-Glory
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III cleared to start for Redskins Week 1

Robert Griffin III says he’s been cleared to play in the Washington Redskins’ regular season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. Operation Patience….Complete. Cleared. To God Be The Glory http://t.co/GxYMw8Cs57 — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) August 30, 2013 
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III will start Week 1

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start the team’s season opener on “Monday Night Football” Sept. 9 against the Philadelphia Eagles, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Griffin tore his ACL 
Via Sports-Glory
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

London Fletcher hid post-concussion symptoms from the Redskins

There are not very many men that have a better reputation in the NFL that Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher. The  38-year-old veteran is about to embark upon or is very close to the victory lap stage of his career. He is still playing with a warrior’s heart even if that means that he does not always handle things per protocol. Please click here to read this extensive...
Via Players View
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III nearly 100 percent

On Sunday night, Robert Griffin III appeared on “Sports Center Sunday Conversation” and said he’s “real close to 100 percent” after recovering from his knee injury. “I’m real close to 100 percent,” Griffin said. “That’s the great thing. Even though there’s been a process of getting back, and getting back into practice, it’s all been worth it. Coach’s...
Via Sports-Glory
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Redskins Defense: The Return Of The Rak

Brian Orakpo looks to come back healthy this season Everyone knows the reasons why the 2012 Redskins defense never lived up to its potential. Season ending injuries to starting strong safety Brandon Meriweather, Adam Carriker, and especially Brian Orakpo early on in the season derailed what was expected to be a strong showing from the Redskins defense last year. Add to those injuries...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Donovan McNabb: Robert Griffin III is 'brainwashed'

Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb made it known that he wants to sit down and chat with Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. In an interview with GQ, Griffin offered an explanation as to why he decided not to take 
Via Sports-Glory
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III says there’s ‘no doubt’ he’ll play Week 1

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says “there’s no doubt” he’ll be suited up for Week 1 against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night. “There’s no doubt I’m playing Week 1,” Griffin said. “That’s just the way I feel about it.” On Monday morning, Griffin participated in an 11-on-11 walk-through with 
Via Sports-Glory
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins to RGIII: Run from Donovan McNabb

Legendary boxer Bernard Hopkins has some advice for Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, “run from (Donovan) McNabb.” Hopkins, who has a longtime grudge against the former NFL quarterback, was asked by Fox 29′s Howard Eskin what he thought about McNabb wanting to give Griffin advice. “What I would 
Via Sports-Glory
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

London Fletcher not thinking about making this season a farewell tour

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...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 05, 2013  |  1 Comment
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McNabb: RG3 doing 'too much'

Donovan McNabb feels that Robert Griffin III is worrying too much about stuff that is unrelated to football while he recovers from his injury.

Via Sports-Glory
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

RG3: People still doubt us, but that’s the way we want it

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says that he can feel the team has a lot more confidence this offseason. “I think there is a totally different feeling within the team. I still feel like outside of the team people still doubt us. That is the way you want it to be. I feel like 
Via Sports-Glory
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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