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London Fletcher has been one of the most underrated middle linebackers in football since entering the league. In 212 career games since the 1998-99 season, he has never missed a game. He has recorded at least 119 tackles in 11 straight seasons, and in his four full seasons in Washington, he has averaged 135 tackles.
Despite all this, Fletcher is never talked about when mentioning the games best middle linebackers, and he has reached the Pro Bowl just twice as an alternate in his career, and not until the 2009-10 season did he make it.
When the Redskins switched to the 3-4 defense before the start of the 2010 season, many were concerned about Fletcher's ability to switch this late in his career. All he did was record 136 tackles, three sacks, three forced fumbles and one interception.
This season, at the age of 36, Fletcher has become even more of a playmaker, having already recorded a sack, an interception and a forced fumbled through four games.
He is the unquestioned leader of the Redskins defense and in the clubhouse, and one of the most disrespected players in the NFL.