Washington Redskins Logo – The Washington Redskins are a team of football -based training in the area of Washington, DC. They play in the stadium FedEx Field, located in Landover, Prince George’s County (Maryland). Its headquarters and training camps are located in the Redskin Park in Ashburn, Loudoun County (Virginia), near Dulles International Airport. They are members of the Eastern Division of the National Football Conference (NFC), part of the NFL.
According to the magazine Forbes, the Redskins are the second franchise more valuable in the NFL, valued at approximately $ 1,538 billion, having been overtaken by their rivals the Dallas Cowboys in 2007. Also broke the attendance record for season League for 6 consecutive years. Overall, the Redskins have played in 11 NFL Championships and have won 5 of them, including May 3 Super Bowls in which they played. 4 of those 5 Super Bowl appearances were under the leadership of Joe Gibbs, coach inducted into the Hall of Fame NFL in 1996. The Redskins are one of only two teams in the NFL with a band. The other team is Baltimore. The Redskins were also one of the first teams to have a battle song, “Hail to the Redskins.”
Washington Primary colors are the color burgundy and gold. They are one of the three teams wear white jerseys at home mostly (the others are Dallas and Miami). The tradition of the white jerseys started with Joe Gibbs when he arrived as coach in 1981. Gibbs was an assistant at the San Diego Chargers in 1979 and 1980, the Chargers used the local white as during his tenure of coach Don Coryell in the late 70’s and early 80’s.
The wine-colored jersey (which is mainly used when the opposing team decides to use use their white uniforms at home, which happens contantemente against Dallas and occasionally against Philadelphia consists of burgundy jerseys and white pants. However in 2001, Washington used the burgundy uniform decision of Marty Schottenheimer, who had the third coach this season. The other combination of burgundy jerseys and gold pants was generally used in the past the team and for the year 2002, when Washington celebrated its 70th anniversary of life and used these colors at home.