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Brett Favre's Injury Means London Fletcher Is Tied For Longest Consecutive Games Streak

As you may or may not have heard by now, the Old Gunslinger's consecutive games streak is finally over. Brett Favre will not be active for the Minnesota Vikings as they take on the New York Giants, ending a streak of 297 consecutive starts. The full story, as well as a photo of the Vikings' inactive list, can be found here.

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This means that Redskins linebacker London Fletcher is officially the NFL's newest iron man. Fletcher has now played in 205 consecutive games, tied with Peyton Manning and Ronde Barber for the longest active streak. His 158 consecutive starts streak is second behind Manning in the NFL, and depending on your perspective, it's even more impressive than Favre or Manning given that Fletcher plays linebacker. Congrats, London!

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Of course, this also means that the last defining moment of Favre's NFL career just may be his quarterback sneak on third down that sealed the Vikings' 17-13 win over Washington in Week 12. Womp womp.

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