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Linebacker London Fletcher did not attend Thursday's practice in order to undergo extensive neurological testing to diagnose the cause of his balance problem. Fletcher was subjected to about six hours of testing, coach Mike Shanahan said.
Five questions to keep in mind when Washington visits the Steelers.
London Fletcher's streak of 231 regular-season NFL games played could be in jeopardy Sunday. The Washington Redskins middle linebacker missed Wednesday's practice with balance problems to go with a sore right hamstring suffered in last Sunday's loss to the New York Giants.
The Washington Redskins led the Minnesota Vikings 31-26 with 2:56 to play in the fourth quarter Sunday at FedEx Field. Facing third and 6 from the Washington 24, Robert Griffin III awaited the shotgun snap from center Will Montgomery. What followed would become the signature play in the quarterback's rookie season, and is presented here in an oral history:
For the first time in recent history, the Washington Redskins are an exciting team to watch. Robert Griffin III and a new-look offense provide the glitz, the glamour and a boatload of points.
The Washington Redskins are already hurting on defense after allowing 63 points in the first two weeks. But the pain doesn't end there.
Facing Drew Brees, the most accurate passer in the NFL a year ago, the pressure figured to be on Robert Griffin III. Even though he wasn't going up against Brees directly, the potential for the New Orleans Saints quarterback to pile up yards and touchdowns seemed daunting.
Brian Orakpo won't play again this preseason, coach Mike Shanahan said, but the news could have been much worse.
Mike Shanahan doesn't remember who came up with the idea, but he thought it was a darn good one, so it became reality this spring.