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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - London Fletcher
The Redskins linebacker recognizes the team stuck with him through hard times. Now healthy, he is looking to produce in the vacancy left by London Fletcher.
With London Fletcher gone, which current Redskin will fill his role as leader?
30 Questions: The Mike inside linebacker job is open after the retirement of London Fletcher. Who has the inside track to be the starter.
With two of last season's top three tacklers no longer with the Redskins, who will lead the team in tackles in 2014?
With the retirement of linebacker London Fletcher, the Redskins need a player on the inside to take over next to the established Perry Riley, Jr. But torn pectoral muscles cut Robinson's rookie season short and ended last year's before it began. Now, he's working with the starting unit in offseason practices.
Veteran safety Ryan Clark says he would welcome the opportunity to be a leader in the Redskins' locker room. He also sees benefits from his locker stall being positioned next to DeSean Jackson's.
London Fletcher said that for Robert Griffin III to assume the leadership role he will have to be the bad guy sometimes. Does Fletcher think the 3rd-year QB can pull it off?
Draft board: The Redskins need a replacement for London Fletcher. Can the find him in the draft?
The Redskins have a huge need at linebacker thanks to the retirement of London Fletcher. Brian Jackson and Ben Standing break down the the possible replacements.
20 Questions: The loss of London Fletcher to retirement creates quite a leadership void on the Redskins. Who will fill it? Tandler and Tarik look at the possibilities.
20 questions: The Redskins have a hole in the middle of the defense with the retirement of London Fletcher. Who will fill it? Tandler and Tarik take a look.
The return of Perry Riley came at a price that looks right for the Redskins and that is a plus for the team's defense.
The Washington Redskins opened free agency not with the familiar Dan Snyder splash but instead with a few noteworthy ripples, keeping a couple of key players while adding an offensive lineman, a special teams standout and a No. 2 receiver.
With London Fletcher expected to retire and Perry Riley Jr. set to become a free agent, it could be argued that inside linebacker is the Redskins' most pressing need this offseason.
Need to Know: All of the Redskins' free agent signings haven't bee busts; here are the five best of the free agency era.
"It's no different than his attitude and approach to last year's defense," Fletcher said, "about wanting everything to revolve around him and him making plays.
"Albert made a very selfish decision," said linebacker London Fletcher, the team's most respected veteran. "When you decide to play a team sport, you have to look at it and think about everybody involved in the situation. This is not golf, tennis, things like that, where it's an all-about-you sport. What he's decided to do is make a decision based on all-about-him."