Redskins Best Ever Poll Series: Inside Linebacker

We apologize for the first post.  That was a different poll and story that was not to be published and was not part of the Best Ever Series.  Let’s try this again.  We move on to the Best Ever Redskin INSIDE LINEBACKER.

You can vote on our Main Page poll and in our Redskins Community.  We are going to limit the choices to four so we can include our Twitter followers in the voting.

We started on the Defense.  Our first poll was on safety and

Here are the nominees for Best Ever Redskins Inside Linebacker. You can track each result on our Best Ever Series page.

CHUCK DRAZENOVICH:  Drazenovich played his entire 10 year career patrolling the middle of the defense for the Redskins.  In his career, he made four trips to the Pro Bowl and second-team All-Pro honors over three seasons. He was voted the Redskins’ Most Valuable Player in 1957. Throughout his career, he tallied 15 interceptions and recovered 7 fumbles.

SAM HUFF:  Huff’s NFL career spanned from 1959 to 1969.  He played for the Redskins from 1964 to 1969.  In 168 career games, Huff intercepted 30 passes and recovered 17 fumbles.  12 of the 30 interceptions were with the Redskins and 6 of his fumble recovered were with the Redskins.

HAROLD MCCLINTON:  McClinton played his entire ten-year career in Washington after being drafted by the Redskins in the 1969 draft.  He tallied 4 interceptions and returned 1 for a touchdown.  He also recovered 6 fumbles.  He played for the Redskins from 1969 through 1978.

NEAL OLKEWICZ:  Olkewicz spent his entire ten-year career with Washington, than spanned 1979 to 1989.  In 150 games, he intercepted 6 passes and returned 1 for a touchdown.  He also recorded 12 sacks.

LONDON FLETCHER:  Fletcher has a career that spanned from 1998 to 2013.  He played for the Washington Redskins from 2007 until his retirement in 2013.  He is known for his toughness, having not missed a single game due to injury in 250 starts.  In his career, he amassed 1,380 takes and 39 sacks.  He also intercepted 23 passes and returned 2 for touchdowns.  12 of those 23 interceptions came with the Redskins.  He also recorded 11. 5 sacks with the Redskins.

You can vote for your choice right here on the main page in  our poll.  You can also enter into the discussion right here in our Redskins community.  We welcome your dialogue.