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About Washington Redskins
This is a true American institution: The Washington Redskins football team dates back to 1932. They are based in Washington, D.C., but fans with Washington Redskin tickets attend home games at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. This NFL team is also referred to as The Skins and The Burgundy and Gold. Due partly to their status as an original team of the NFL, Washington Redskins tickets can sell quickly. Get your Redskins season tickets today to make sure you never miss a game.
History of the Redskins
The Redskins were founded in Boston, Massachusetts, as the Braves. When they moved to Fenway Park where the Boston Red Sox played, the team owner changed their name to the Boston Redskins. They relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937.
The Redskins won the first game they played in D.C. against the New York Giants. Later that same year, they achieved their first division title after winning against the Giants again. They moved on to win their first NFL Championship in December of 1937 versus the Chicago Bears. The team has continued with decades of success. Forbes recently ranked the Redskins as the third most valuable NFL team with a value of $2.4 billion. It's always worth it to buy Redskins preseason tickets or regular season Redskins tickets to see these athletes battle it out on the field.
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The Redskins stadium
FedEx Field, located in Landover, Maryland, is the current home stadium of the Washington Redskins. It has a seating capacity of 82,000 fans with Redskins football tickets, but it could hold 91,000 people from 2004 to 2010. This football stadium was originally called Jack Kent Cooke Stadium when it was opened in 1997. FedEx Field consists of five levels, each of which are named after important figures to the Redskins. Daniel Snyder had five rows of "Dream Seats" installed in front of the first level after he bought the Redskins franchise.
Did you know these facts about the Redskins?
- The Redskins relocated to Washington, D.C., because of low attendance rates at games in Boston in the 1930s.
- Sammy Baugh played his entire football career with the Redskins, and he had a unique way of throwing the ball with his thumb on the laces.
- Joe Gibbs was the first head coach of the Redskins to win 100 games.
The biggest Redskins rivalries
Check the Washington Redskins schedule to see these rivalries in action.
Cowboys vs Redskins
The Cowboys-Redskins rivalry is one of the top NFL rivalries of all time, which makes it exciting to buy Dallas Cowboys vs. Redskins football tickets. The rivalry began in 1960 when George Preston Marshall, owner of the Redskins, had a falling out with the owner of the Cowboys.
Giants vs Redskins
This NFL rivalry started in 1932, making it the oldest rivalry in the NFC East Division. The Redskins competed intensely with the New York Giants for conference and division titles in the 1930s, 1940s and 1980s.
Washington Redskins Team Schedule