Washington Redskins Co-Captains RG3 and London Fletcher Likely to Retain Title

June 28, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In all likelihood, the Washington Redskins' second-year quarterback Robert Griffin III and 16-year NFL veteran linebacker London Fletcher will begin the 2013 NFL season as the teams co-captains. Under head coach Mike Shanahan's system, the Redskins players vote to select an offensive and defensive co-captain to represent the team for the start of the regular season.
During the team's bye week, additional captains are selected, up to an NFL maximum of six, to round out the co-captain designation.
Last season, the team captains included RG3 and Fletcher along with departed special teams Pro Bowl linebacker Lorenzo Alexander, who signed with the Arizona Cardinals during the offseason, nose tackle Barry Cofield, left tackle Trent Williams and defensive end Stephen Bowen.
RG3, Cofield and Bowen were selected at a time last season when the Redskins held a 3-6 record and coming off a disappointing home-field loss to the Carolina Panthers. The Redskins would then rally to w...

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