Fletcher could be sidelined for 'Skins

BY foxsports • October 24, 2012

London Fletcher's never-missed-a-game streak could be in jeopardy.

The Washington Redskins linebacker did not practice Wednesday because of a sore hamstring and a problem with balance that had him scheduled to see a neurologist.

Fletcher hurt his right hamstring late in Sunday's 27-23 loss to the New York Giants. Coach Mike Shanahan said the balance problem surfaced Monday.

The coach wouldn't speculate on Fletcher's chances to play in this week's game at Pittsburgh.

Fletcher has played in 231 consecutive games since entering the league in 1998. That's first among active players - one ahead of the Tampa Bay safety Ronde Barber.

Pierre Garcon remains sidelined with an injured right foot. His lack of improvement prompted the Redskins to send the receiver to see a surgeon and have his MRI re-examined.



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