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Fletcher Slowed By Hamstring Injury

Posted Oct 26, 2011

Linebacker London Fletcher sat out practice on Wednesday due to a pulled hamstring, putting in doubt his availability for Sunday's game. The former Buffalo Bills standout has played in 214 consecutive games and started 169 consecutive games.


Inside linebacker London Fletcher's consecutive games streak is in jeopardy for the first time in years.

Fletcher sat out Redskins practice on Wednesday due to a pulled hamstring, putting in doubt his availability for Sunday’s game vs. Buffalo.

“You know, I’m hopeful to be able to play,” Fletcher said. “I’m just getting treatment every day. It’s a long way between now and Sunday.”

In addition to Fletcher, cornerback DeAngelo Hall missed Wednesday’s practice with a hip injury. Safety Oshiomogho Atogwe was limited due to a knee injury.

Fletcher’s absence is perhaps more notable because he enters Sunday's game with a pair of remarkable streaks on the line.

He has started 169 consecutive games, second-most among active players behind Tampa Bay cornerback Ronde Barber. He has played in 214 consecutive games, which is tied with Barber for most in the league.

The streaks won’t be a determining factor whether he plays or not, Fletcher said.

“It’s about what’s best for the team,” he said.

Fletcher, of course, played for Buffalo for five seasons before joining the Redskins in 2007. He led the Bills defense in tackles every season during that span.

He had his best season with the Bills in 2006, recording 157 tackles, two sacks and four interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown.

Asked this week about why the Bills let him go via free agency in 2007, Fletcher replied: "I don't know what the thought process was when I left there, maybe they thought I didn't have too many more years left in me. It worked out where I ended up coming to Washington. I was able to play five more seasons and play at a high level."

Fletcher has been one of the NFL's most consistent and productive defensive players throughout his 14-year career.

That continues this season, his fifth in the nation's capital. The 5-foot-10, 245-pound Fletcher has earned Pro Bowl berths each of the last two years.

Last year also marked the 13th straight in which he recorded at least 100 tackles, dating back to 1999 when he was in his second season with the St. Louis Rams.

 

 

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