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    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

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    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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  • Fri., Oct. 03, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Sat., Oct. 04, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden speaks to media following practice at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va. on Saturday, October 4, 2014.
  • Mon., Oct. 06, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
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Redskins Playoff Tickets Are Sold Out

Posted by Andrew Walker on December 31, 2012 – 2:11 pm

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This comes as no surprise.

The Washington Redskins announced today that tickets to the NFC Wild Card Weekend playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday have sold out.

In the event there are player or visitor team ticket returns, fans are encouraged to check with Ticketmaster for availability.

With as many fans that I saw early this morning rushing to the Redskins Ticket Office at FedExField following Washington’s 28-18 win over the Dallas Cowboys late Sunday night (see above), I knew this announcement was only a matter of time.

For those who were fortunate enough to score tickets, here’s what you need to know about Sunday’s big game:

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Fighting Cancer? The Mammovan Can

Posted by Andrew Walker on October 13, 2012 – 3:09 pm

Our focus on Breast Cancer Awareness Month continues with a look at the famous Mammovan.

On Thursday, the George Washington Medical Faculty Associates Mobile Mammography Program — or, for short, the Mammovan — headed to FedExField to help 15 Prince Georges County women receive mammograms at no charge. The screenings, which were coordinated through the CSA in Maryland, lasted from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Mammovan has actually been a staple in the Washington, D.C.-area’s battle against breast cancer since 1996.

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FedEx Blitz Giving Away Redskins Tickets

Posted by Andrew Walker on October 1, 2012 – 3:55 pm

Do you find yourself needing two tickets to Sunday’s game against the undefeated Atlanta Falcons at FedExField?

Of course you do.

And scoring that pair of tickets takes very little effort on your part, thanks to FedEx Office.

Here’s how to win:

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VIDEO: Bruce Allen Greets Tailgaters

Posted by Andrew Walker on September 23, 2012 – 9:08 am

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen was hitting the pavement early this morning, greeting tailgaters as they came into the FedExField parking lots for today’s 2012 home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals.

And wouldn’t you know it? The first person he greeted was a Dallas Cowboys fan!

Anyway, the fans are definitely antsy for this home opener — as you all should be.

Here’s video from Allen’s meet-and-greet this morning:

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Be Sure To Arrive Early To Sunday’s Game

Posted by Andrew Walker on September 18, 2012 – 9:58 am

There’s already tons of anticipation for the Washington Redskins’ 2012 home opener on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.

And although kickoff isn’t until 1 p.m., the Redskins are encouraging all fans to arrive early to Sunday’s game to avoid major traffic jams and delays in the hours and minutes leading up to the matchup.

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WVU’s ‘Sam Huff Day’ Coming Up

Posted by Andrew Walker on August 22, 2012 – 12:35 pm

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It’s not too late to get the opportunity to pay tribute to one of the greatest Redskins of all-time, while also enjoying some quality college football at an NFL facility.

The Virginia 529 College Savings Classic featuring West Virginia and James Madison at FedExField on Saturday, Sept. 15, has been declared “Sam Huff Day” in honor of former Redskin and Mountaineer legend. Kickoff has been set for 4:30 p.m., and you can still buy tickets by clicking here.

‘Sam Huff Day’ will pay tribute to Huff’s lifetime achievements in football, as well as commemorate his years of dedication and commitment to the Redskins and Mountaineers.

Huff will be the Mountaineers’ honorary captain and recognized at the end of the first quarter. He will also be honored pregame, on the video boards and at special events at FedExField throughout the day.

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Kenny Chesney Rocks Redskins Helmet

Posted by Andrew Walker on August 13, 2012 – 8:42 am

(Photo from Kenny Chesney’s Facebook page)

If you were anywhere near FedExField last night, you most likely heard the music.

The Brothers of the Sun Tour — featuring Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw — was in town, and let me tell you, it was a pretty darn-good show.

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Redskins Players Enjoy Soccer Experience

Posted by Andrew Walker on May 31, 2012 – 10:06 am

A record crowd for a soccer match in the Nation’s Capital packed into FedExField Wednesday evening for the men’s soccer friendly between the U.S. and Brazil.

Among the announced crowd of 67,619 at the match were several Redskins players who went to Twitter to show their support for the U.S. team, which lost 4-1 to the extremely talented Brazil squad.

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Shanahan’s Welcome To Redskins Fans

Posted by Brian Tinsman on April 28, 2012 – 1:39 pm

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Even though Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan couldn’t be at FedExField this afternoon for the Draft Day party (he’s a little bit busy in the Redskins War Room), he was able to treat fans at FedExField to a special message from Redskins Park.

After his Thursday night selection of quarterback Robert Griffin III, that smile on his face might be permanent.

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First Ever Chants Of ‘R-G-3′ At FedExField

Posted by Brian Tinsman on April 27, 2012 – 11:01 am

As the clock ticked down to 8 p.m. last night, Redskins Nation swelled with pride, as fans around the world huddled around their television sets and waited for the good word.

The team hosted its first ever Draft Day Viewing Party at FedExField.  Sponsored and impromptu Redskins Rallies cropped up all over the district, and at various bars across the country.  Fans on Twitter posted from as far away as Europe and Asia, foregoing sleep to watch the pick live.  At Radio City Music Hall, the overwhelmingly Redskins crowd booed Andrew Luck and the Colts, chanting ‘R-G-3!’ until long after he left the stage.  Into the wee hours of the morning, all anyone could talk about was the career trajectories of the first and second overall picks.

And last night was just the beginning.

The fan reaction was the perfect storm for years of frustration combined with insatiable pride.  It was a move that was three years in the making, of roster building and preparation to find that franchise guy.  Last night was only the first step, but today will be largely devoted to the celebration by the fans, for the fans.

The first stop we make is at FedExField, the new home field for Robert Griffin III, and the new-look Redskins.  Fans mobbed the Club Level of the stadium, and roared with the announcement by Roger Goodell.  For the first of hopefully many times, the crowd broke out in a spontaneous chant of ‘R-G-3!’ holding up three fingers: Read more »


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