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    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

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  • Thu., Sep. 04, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

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  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

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Players

London Fletcher
ILB #59
Height:
5-10
Weight:
242
College:
John Carroll
Hometown:
Cleveland, OH, USA
Experience:
16

Transactions

  • Originally entered the NFL with the St. Louis Rams as a college free agent on April 28, 1998.
  • Signed with the Buffalo Bills as an unrestricted free agent on March 7, 2002.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 3, 2007.

 

Transactions

  • Originally entered the NFL with the St. Louis Rams as a college free agent on April 28, 1998.
  • Signed with the Buffalo Bills as an unrestricted free agent on March 7, 2002.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 3, 2007.

 


PRO

  • Named to the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Pro Bowl
  • Has played in 224 career games with 208 starts.
  • Totaled 2,262 career tackles (1,475 solo), 18 interceptions, two touchdowns, 34 sacks, 20 forced fumbles and 12 fumble recoveries.
  • Has played in 224 straight games which is tied for the most in the NFL (excluding specialists) with Tampa Bay’s Ronde Barber and has never missed a contest since entering the NFL in 1998.
  • Has now opened 167 straight regular season contests
  • Named to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King’s All-Decade Team for the 2000s
  • Totaled the most tackles in the NFL in the last decade (1,522).
  • Selected to the 2009 USA/NFLPA “All-Fundamentals” Team.
  • Has led his team in tackles for 13 consecutive seasons (1999-2011).
  • Only NFL player to have tallied more than 100 tackles in each of the past 13 seasons.
  • Is second among players active in tackles, trailing only Baltimore’s Ray Lewis.
  • Has totaled 32.5 career sacks, which is fourth among active inside linebackers, behind Brian Urlacher and Lewis.
  • Has played four seasons with the St. Louis Rams (1998-2001), five seasons with the Buffalo Bills (2002-06) and five seasons with the Washington Redskins (2007-11).
  • Has helped the Redskins finish in the top 10 in overall defense in each of his three seasons with the team (eighth in 2007, fourth in 2008 and 10th in 2009).
  • Named the Redskins Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2008 and 2009.
  • Was a finalist for the NFL’s 2009 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.
  • Has helped the Redskins finish in the top 10 in overall defense in three of his four seasons with the team (eighth in 2007, fourth in 2008 and 10th in 2009).
  • Named the Washington Redskins Quarterback Club Player of the Year in each of his three seasons with the team (2007-09).
  • One of two players on the Redskins roster (Willie Parker in 2005 and 2008 with the Pittsburgh Steelers) to win a Super Bowl championship.
  • Recipient of the 2011 Athletes in Action Bart Starr Award

 

2011 (Redskins)

  • Returned to the Redskins roster for his 14th NFL season.
  • Notched his 224th consecutive game and 208th start by starting and playing in all 16 games
  • Finished the season with 209 total tackles (123 solo, two interceptions and three forced fumbles.
  • Had 11 games with 10 or more tackles and six games with 15 or more tackles
  • Total sacks both came from NFC East teams.  One sack vs. Dallas and .5 sack New York
  • Given the Bart Starr Award during Super Bowl weekend.

 

2010 (Redskins)

  • Played and started in all 16 games
  • Marked his 208 consecutive game played
  • Named to the Pro Bowl for the second time in his career
  • Recorded 188 tackles (135 solo), 2.5 sacks, one interception, three forced fumbles and a career-high three fumble recoveries (career high)
  • Had 10 games with 10 or more tackles
  • Back to back games with fumble recoveries marked the second time in his career in which he has registered a takeaway in consecutive games.
  • Surpassed the 2,000th tackle of his career

 

2009 (Redskins)

  • Played and started in all 16 regular season games.
  • Named to the 2009 Pro Bowl, the first of his career.
  • Was a 2009 team captain.
  • Finished the season with 172 tackles (108 solo), an interception, two sacks and a forced fumble.
  • Recorded two sacks in a single season for the first time since 2006.
  • Started at middle linebacker at NYG (9/13) and compiled a team-high 18 tackles (11 solo) while helping limit RB Brandon Jacobs to 46 yards on 16 rushes.
  • Totaled a team-high 16 tackles (seven solo) at Detroit (9/27).
  • Named the 2009 Washington Redskins Quarterback Club Player of the Year.
  • Totaled 15 tackles (season-high 12 solo) and his first forced fumble and interception of the season at Dallas (11/22).
  • Recorded 15 tackles (11 solo) and his second sack of the season at Philadelphia (11/29).

 

 2008 (Redskins)

  • Started in all 16 regular season games and was named a team captain.
  • Led the team in tackles with 146 (95 solo) and tied for second on the team with Rocky McIntosh with two forced fumbles.
  • Added nine passes defensed, one fumble recovery and a half-sack.
  • Named a 2008 Pro Bowl third alternate. 
  • Named the 2008 Washington Redskins Quarterback Club Player of the Year.
  • Was named to the USA Today All-Joe Team.
  • Had five games with 10 or more tackles, including a season-high 17 stops at New York Giants (9/4).
  • Totaled 12 tackles, a season-high three passes defensed and made a pair of key tackles on consecutive goal-line plays against Cleveland (10/19).
  • Had a team-high nine tackles against Philadelphia (12/21) and returned quarterback Donovan McNabb’s fumble 12 yards to set up Washington’s lone touchdown in a 10-3 win over the Eagles.

 

2007 (Redskins)

  • Started all 16 regular season games and one postseason contest.
  • Led the team in tackles with 164 (98 solo) during his first season in Washington.
  • Named the 2007 Washington Redskins Quarterback Club Player of the Year.
  • Named GMC Defensive Player of the Week against the Arizona Cardinals (10/21) after recording a team-high 13 tackles and picking off QB Kurt Warner for his first career interception return for a touchdown (27 yards).
  • Named a 2007 Pro Bowl third alternate.
  • Named as Rick Gosselin’s (Dallas Morning News) Free Agent of the Year.
  • Named co-winner of the B.J. Blanchard Award (along with Jason Campbell), an honor given annually to a Redskins player who helps the local media do their job.

 

2006 (Bills)

  • Started all 16 regular season games.
  • Recorded a team-high 157 tackles, including nine stops for loss, setting career highs in passes defensed (14) and matching his career high in interceptions (4).
  • Against New England (9/10), scored his first career touchdown after recovering a fumble by Tom Brady and returning it five yards for a touchdown only 12 seconds into the game.
  • Named a 2006 Pro Bowl alternate.

 

2005 (Bills)

  • Started all 16 regular season games.
  • Recorded 174 tackles (120 solo), four sacks and an interception.
  • Matched his career high with two sacks at Miami (12/4).
  • Named a 2005 Pro Bowl alternate.

 

2004 (Bills)

  • Started all 16 regular season games.
  • Led the team with 150 tackles (115 solo).
  • Tied a career high with 21 tackles at NYJ (10/10) and set a career high with 17 solo tackles while playing the 100th game of his career.

 

2003 (Bills)

  • Started all 16 regular season games.
  • Led the Bills in tackles with 158 total stops.
  • Led or tied for the team tackle lead in eight games and had double-digit tackle totals in seven games.

 

2002 (Bills)

  • Started all 16 regular season games.
  • Selected as a Pro Bowl alternate in his first season with the Bills.
  • Set a career high and franchise record with 209 tackles, breaking the old mark of 206 set by Chris Spielman in 1996.

 

2001 (Rams)

  • Started all 16 regular season games and three postseason contests.
  • Led the team in tackles with 189 (113 solo).
  • Was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate.
  • Led the team with a career-high 21 tackles (15 solo) at San Francisco (9/23) and was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
  • At New England (11/18), led the team with 17 tackles with one pass deflection; forced a fumble on the Rams' three-yard line that led to a 97-yard scoring drive to end the first half and intercepted a Tom Brady pass with 5:18 left in the third quarter for an 18-yard return; his performance earned him NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time that season.

 

2000 (Rams)

  • Appeared in all 16 regular season games with 15 starts and started one postseason contest.
  • Led the team with 193 tackles (eclipsing old franchise mark of 185 set by LB Jim Collins in 1984) and established season career highs in sacks (5.5), interceptions (four), and quarterback pressures (nine), while adding a forced fumble.
  • Was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate.
  • Earned NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors for the first time in his career after making 14 tackles (nine solo) and tied a career high with two sacks vs. Minnesota (12/10).

 

1999 (Rams)

  • Started all 16 regular season games and three postseason contests.
  • Led the Rams in tackles after winning the starting middle linebacker position during training camp and opened every game through the Super Bowl win over the Titans.
  • His 138 tackles for the season were the most by a Ram since Roman Phifer collected 149 in 1995.
  • Was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate.
  • Named to the All-Madden team.

 

1998 (Rams)

  • Was one of two rookie free agents to make Rams' opening day roster.
  • Played in all 16 regular season games, starting the season finale at San Francisco (12/27).
  • Earned the Carroll Rosenbloom Memorial Award as Rams' Rookie of the Year.

 

College

  • Originally attended St. Francis (Pa.) to play basketball but after three semesters transferred to Division III John Carroll to pursue football, where he went on to rank fourth all-time in school history with 386 tackles.
  • Named Division III National Linebacker of the Year and Ohio Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week three times, was named to the AP Little All-America first team and was a nominee for the Gagliardi Award, the Heisman Trophy of Division III, as a senior.
  • Owns school records for most tackles in a game (29) and a season (202).

 

Personal

  • His London’s Bridge Foundation, helps young people in Washington D.C., Charlotte and his native Cleveland by providing test preparation, college tours and scholarships; the foundation also provides sports equipment to promote fitness.
  • Is the Sports Ambassador for the Children’s Inn at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Md.
  • Finished as one of three finalists for the 2009 NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.
  • Was the Redskins nominee for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2008 and 2009.
  • As part of the Redskins Charitable Foundation, participated in the Prince George’s County Public School Pep Rally, and distributed coats to children with Randle El Warms Up Washington’s Youth during the 2009 season.
  • Participated in the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation’s 4th & Life football forum in 2007 and 2008.
  • Joined teammates at Jason Taylor Foundation’s “Cool Gear for the School Year” to assist deserving area children in picking out new clothes for school at Old Navy in 2008.
  • Spent the day visiting with wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation in 2008.
  • Elected to the John Carroll University Hall of Fame in September of 2008.
  • Lettered in football and basketball at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High in Cleveland.
  • He and his wife, Charné, had a daughter during the 2007 offseason and welcomed their second child, a son, in July 2008.
  • Was the recipient of the Special Olympics DC Athletes’ Choice Award at the 2010 NFL Players Gala featuring the JB Awards.
  • During the 2010 offseason, visited Washington Episcopal School and danced with students as part of the inaugural Hip, Happy and Healthy Essay Contest which benefits The Children’s Inn.
  • In September 2009, took local students for a tour of the U.S. Capitol, where they met Rep. Eleanor Norton and learned about scholarship opportunities in government.
  • Was one of 89 NFL players whose foundation was awarded a grant from NFL Charities after being recognized for its work during the 2008 season.
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 256 1,796 1,197 599 39 2 75 23 2 168 -- 27
2013 WAS 16 111 63 48 2 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 16 139 78 61 3 -- 11 5 0 29 5.8 10
2011 WAS 16 166 96 70 1.5 -- 8 2 0 0 -- 0
2010 WAS 16 136 87 49 2.5 -- 11 1 0 0 -- 0
2009 WAS 16 142 95 47 2 -- 6 1 0 2 2 2
2008 WAS 16 133 96 37 0.5 -- 6 -- -- -- -- --
2007 WAS 16 128 100 28 0 0 10 3 1 36 12 27
2006 BUF 16 146 104 42 2 0 7 4 1 30 7.5 17
2005 BUF 16 157 104 53 4 1 2 1 0 20 20 20
2004 BUF 16 142 92 50 3.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2003 BUF 16 133 96 37 2 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2002 BUF 16 147 97 50 3 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2001 STL 16 116 89 27 4.5 -- 3 2 0 18 9 18
2000 STL 16 -- -- -- 5.5 0 0 4 0 33 8.3 12
1999 STL 16 -- -- -- 3 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
1998 STL 16 -- -- -- 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 256 1 0 19 0 12 0 43 1 0 0 0
2013 WAS 16 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 16 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 WAS 16 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 WAS 16 -- -- 3 -- 3 -- -3 -- -- -- --
2009 WAS 16 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 WAS 16 -- -- 1 -- 1 -- 12 -- -- -- --
2007 WAS 16 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 6 0 -- -- --
2006 BUF 16 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 5 1 -- -- --
2005 BUF 16 -- -- 1 -- 2 -- 0 0 -- -- --
2004 BUF 16 -- -- 2 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2003 BUF 16 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 3 -- -- -- --
2002 BUF 16 -- -- 2 -- 2 -- 20 -- -- -- --
2001 STL 16 -- -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2000 STL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
1999 STL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
1998 STL 16 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 256 12 188 15.7 23 0 5 0 0 1
2013 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 BUF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 BUF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 BUF 16 4 86 21.5 23 0 4 0 0 0
2003 BUF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 BUF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2000 STL 16 1 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 0
1999 STL 16 2 13 6.5 13 0 0 0 0 0
1998 STL 16 5 72 14.4 20 0 1 0 0 1

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