TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Redskins' LB Fletcher active; games streak continues

Steelers/NFL Videos

By The Associated Press
Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, 12:00 p.m.
 

London Fletcher's consecutive games' streak lives.

The Washington Redskins have made the veteran linebacker active for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, extending Fletcher's consecutive games streak to 232, longest in the NFL.

The 37-year-old was listed as questionable after spending the week dealing with head and hamstring injuries.

The Redskins has placed injured wide receiver Pierre Garcon on the inactive list. Garcon has been limited to just three games this season due to a lingering toe injury.

The Steelers have made running backs Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman inactive. Mendenhall is dealing with a right Achilles tendon injury, while Redman has been limited by ankle problems. Jonathan Dwyer, who rushed for 122 yards in a win over Cincinnati last week, will make his second career start.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Steelers

  1. Steelers notebook: Ravens enter short-handed at tight end
  2. Veteran LB Harrison: Steelers must play to way defense is set up
  3. Steelers notebook: Fully healthy, rookie WR Bryant progressing fast
  4. ‘Big play’ moniker fits veteran Steelers cornerback Gay
  5. Steelers’ prime-time games shrink attendance at Heinz Field
  6. Steelers offense puts up gaudy numbers in season’s 1st half
  7. Steelers notebook: Offensive lineman Adams returns to reserve role
  8. Steelers notebook: Shazier returns just in time
  9. Roethlisberger’s performance arguably among NFL’s greatest
  10. Steelers notebook: Roethlisberger, offense must adjust with CB Smith out
  11. Robinson: Rooney retains North Side roots
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.