London Fletcher of the Redskins Was Robbed of a Shot at the Pro Bowl

Posted: 30th December 2009 by Anthony Brown in NFL
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It's hardly worth a headline anymore. Washington's London Fletcher-Baker was snubbed, as he always is, for the 2010 NFL Pro Bowl. The NFL named San Francisco's Patrick Willis and New Orleans' Jonathan Vilma as the starting and reserve inside linebackers for the game to be played in MiamiáJanuary 31, 2010. Willis was the No. 1 tackler in the NFL, 147 total with oneágame left in the season. Fletcher is tied with Carolina's Jon Beasonáfor No. 2. Each have 134 total tackles. Vilma (110 tackles)áis an outstanding linebacker whose case was helped by New Orleans' 13-2 record and by the Saint's high-powered offense. Fletcher played for the lowly Redskins whose only impact on the post-seasonáwas as minor speed bumps for playoff-bound teams. Stats aren't everything, but Fletcher's value to his ...

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