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Redskins’ Captain Is Back, #Resigned59

Posted by Brian Tinsman on April 16, 2012 – 2:31 pm

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The Redskins have done a lot to address defensive roster needs, but it is the return of London Fletcher that brings a sense of finality to the offseason process on defense.

Fletcher announced the news on Friday afternoon, giving his fans good reason to enjoy their weekends.  He even paid homage to the #Resign59 Twitter campaign that was embraced by fans and teammates alike:

Defensive teammates like Adam Carriker, Josh Wilson and Brian Orakpo were particularly outspoken in their support of re-signing the captain, and were pumped about Friday’s news:

Fletcher, soon to be 37, is coming off one of his finest seasons in the NFL, but was allowed to hit the free agent market after his third-consecutive Pro Bowl appearance.  Even though he led the NFL in tackles, it was difficult to gauge the value of such a seasoned veteran.

Credit all sides for getting this deal done.  Fletcher wanted to come back.  Head coach Mike Shanahan wanted him back.  General manager Bruce Allen said he would make it happen.  And now it’s done.

At last check, the Redskins have added a plethora of defensive backs, re-signed stalwart defensive end Adam Carriker, and now brought back the team patriarch in Fletcher.  With so many moves to shore up the defensive side of the ball, the Redskins will have the opportunity to address glaring needs on offense in the NFL Draft, now just 10 days away.

Here’s an awesome tribute to Fletcher, via Son Of Washington.  Operation #Resign59 is now complete:


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4 Responses to “Redskins’ Captain Is Back, #Resigned59”

  1. By 007 on Apr 16, 2012 | Reply

    Latest mock 4-16-12

    002 QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III Baylor
    069 OG BRANDON BROOKS Miami of Ohio
    102 C PHILLIP BLAKE Baylor
    109 RB CHRIS POLK Washington
    141 CB CHRIS GREENWOOD Albion
    173 OT JEFF ADAMS Columbia
    213 SS WINSTON GUY Jr. Kentucky

  2. By 007 on Apr 17, 2012 | Reply

    Really if a player like DONT’A Hightower falls in our lap at #69 you gotta’ take him no matter what the team needs are. Unless we can trade up for less value than estimated and grab him. Or trade back for another pick if no one is there of value without a reach, or that could help the team immediately.

  3. By 007 on Apr 17, 2012 | Reply

    Mock drafts don’t you just love them?

  4. By 007 on Apr 17, 2012 | Reply

    My current UFA’s.

    Any two or three of these would provide valuable depth during training camp.

    UFA’s

    QB AARON CORP Richmond
    FB CODY JOHNSON Texas
    WR CHRIS OWUSU Stanford
    C MOE PETRUS Connecticut
    OG ROKEVIOUS WATKINS South Carolina
    OT NICK MONDECK Purdue
    K PHILLIP WELCH Wisconsin
    DE JOSUE ORTIZ Harvard
    DT ISHMAA’LLY KITCHEN Kent State
    ILB KORY TOOMER Idaho
    OLB SAM BROWN U of Houston
    CB MICAH PELLERIN Hampton
    CB DERRIUS BROOKS Western Kentucky
    FS EDDIE WHITLEY Virginia Tech
    FS DEVONTE REYNOLDS Norfolk State
    SS DESHAWN SHEAD Portland State
    P MARQUETTE KING Fort Valley State

    Areas where a UFA might make the squad include P, K, O-line, ILB, CB, SS, FS.

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