Friday, January 4, 2013
The Washington Redskins face the Seattle Seahawks this weekend in one of four NFL wildcard games.
The Washington Redskins have spent the last five years traveling the road back to the NFL playoffs — but it's been a heck of a ride. Next stop: Sunday's wildcard game against the Seattle Seahawks. All this hailing to the Redskins should seem familiar. In 2007, the Redskins also made the NFL playoffs as a wildcard team. And, just like this year, that 2007 playoff game was against the Seattle Seahawks. Let's hope the similarities end there, because the Seahawks won the last time around. That game, though was in Seattle. Sunday, the Redskins are at home for the first time in the NFL playoffs since they beat the Detroit Lions in 1999. Find more Redskins playoff history here. Can Robert Griffin III — RG3 — pull off another run against …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Fans from across the region descended on Ashburn for the annual meet and greet.
A crowd of 24,650 attended the Washington Redskins’ annual Fan Appreciation Day at Redskins Park Saturday, taking advantage of an opportunity to rub elbows with and obtain autographs from the teams’ players. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and Loudoun County Chairman Scott York (R-At Large), each of whom received a personalized jersey in recognition of the team’s decision to keep its headquarters in Loudoun County. The next training camp practice open to the public begins about 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, with parking lots open at noon and gates open at 1 p.m. Visit the team’s website for more information about summer training camp, presented by RE/MAX.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Who would you rather see in the burgundy and gold, Manning or RG3?
After 14-seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, Peyton Manning was released and is a free agent. The Washington Redskins are planning to make an aggressive effort in bringing Manning to the DMV, according to the Washington Post. The Post also reported that it’s unclear if the Redskins will try to make a push to draft Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III in April. Colts owner Jim Irsay did not want to pay Manning a $28 million bonus that was about to come due because he does not believe the player can fully come back from his third neck procedure in 19 months, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Redskins along with Arizona Cardinals, Miami Dolphins, Tennessee Titans, and the New York Jets all have been rumored as possible …