Washington Redskins Tickets
Washington Redskins Tickets
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Washington Redskins Tickets
The Washington Redskins joined the National Football League as the Boston Braves in nineteen thirty two, originally in Boston, Massachusetts. George Preston Marshall was awarded the franchise at this time, which played at the Braves Field. With a move to Fenway Park, the team became the Boston Redskins in nineteen thirty three until nineteen thirty six. They become the Washington Redskins in nineteen thirty seven until present and moved to Washington, D.C. playing at Griffith Stadium. The first game debuted with Washington Redskins tickets sold to over thirty seven thousand fans. In nineteen thirty nine the Redskins embarked on their first coast-to coast training trip to the Eastern State Normal School in Cheney, Washington. The team established a training facility at Brown Military Academy in nineteen forty one in San Diego, California. They later moved the training camp to Carlisle, Pennsylvania in nineteen sixty three. Another seventy thousand square feet training complex was built in Loudoun County, Virginia to accommodate the franchise with four practice fields in nineteen ninety two. The Redskins opened their current year-round training facility at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia in July, 2000.
To entertain fans, Marshall established a fight song titled “Hail to the Redskins” and a volunteer marching band, both were National Football League firsts. The Redskins marching band performed at Philadelphia Inquirer’s Famed Festival of music with the Philharmonic in nineteen forty seven. The Redskins formed a radio network to broadcasts their games in the south around nineteen forty four, as well as a television network in nineteen fifty. The Redskins with the support of American Oil, was the first NFL team to televise an entire season of games. The D.C. Stadium, later known as Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium opened in nineteen sixty one with over fifty five seat capacity. The Redskins used this stadium for thirty years until the end of nineteen ninety six, moving to the new FedEx Field in nineteen ninety seven. Washington Redskins tickets have had consecutive sellout runs since nineteen sixty eight and continue today. Over twenty five thousand fans purchased tickets in nineteen thirty seven at the beginning of the franchise season. FedEx Field, originally named the Jack Kent Cooke Stadium, is located in Landover, Maryland and is considered one of the premier NFL stadiums. The stadium has eighty five thousand red and yellow seats circling the entire playing field in three tiers. With the death of Jack Kent Cooke in nineteen ninety seven, his son John assumed ownership but was unable to raise the funds after two seasons to permanently purchase the Redskins. The Redskins were purchased by Daniel Snyder in nineteen ninety nine for eight hundred million dollars, the most expensive team purchase in NFL history. He continues as owner today.
The stadium has a new owners’ club suite level as well as escalators to the upper deck. Restaurants overlook the football field and the Redskins Hall of Fame. Championship flags hang above the north end zone area. The FedEx Field offers premium seating in several areas. Club Seats are available when you join the Premium Club. This area boasts oversized seating, in-seat servers for food and beverages, as well as the best views for watching field play. This area is elegant and luxurious with two restaurants, four bars, as well as more than one hundred flat-screen televisions. Ticket prices range from three thousand seven hundred to six thousand dollars. Dream Seats average six thousand dollars and include seats located in the first three rows of the stadium. Food is included and delivered to you, as well as access to the Club Level Concourse. Other premium seating is available in the AAA Ultimate Fan Zone and the Touchdown Club. Lower priced seating is also available for sixty four to one hundred fifty dollars. The Washington Redskins has an extensive history of success winning five championships, including two NFL Championships in nineteen thirty seven (beat New york Giants 49-14 for the Eastern Championship) and nineteen forty two (win over the Chicago Bears 14-6), as well as three Super Bowl Championships in nineteen eighty two, nineteen eighty seven, and nineteen ninety one. The Redskins have also won five Conference Championships, twelve Division Championships, as well as twenty playoff appearances. Washington Redskins tickets are at their highest level during Super Bowl games. Super Bowl XXVI was held at the Metrodome in Minneapolis on January 26, 1992 had an attendance level of over sixty three thousand fans. The Redskins played the Buffalo Bills. The Redskins played the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII on January 31, 1988 at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego. Super Bowl XVII took place on January 30, 1983 at the Rose Bowl in California. The Washington Redskins defeated the Miami Dolphins 27-17 to an attendance level of over one hundred thousand fans. This was the Redskins first NFL championship in over forty years.
His numbers were an improvement from recent Redskins quarterbacks as he passed for over 3,300 yards and 14 touchdowns, but his 15 interceptions were the most he's thrown in a season. Part of the McNabb's ineffectiveness can be attributed to the anemic rushing attack. The Redskins had 3 players carry the ball more than 50 times in Ryan Torain, Keiland Williams, and Clinton Portis. Torain finished the year leading the team with 742 yards and 4 touchdowns, while Williams had 261 yards and 3 touchdowns and Portis had 227 yards and 2 TDs. All in all, Keiland Williams was somewhat of a bright spot as he also finished 4th on the team in receptions with 39 and 2 TDs in his rookie season. Three players caught the majority of McNabb's passes, but the leader was far and away Santana Moss who had 93 receptions for 1,115 yards and 6 touchdowns. Tight end Chris Cooley caught 77 passes for 849 yards and 3 touchdowns and Anthony Armstrong added 44 receptions for 871 yards and 3 TDs. The Redskins do have a few young players who shined on defense last season in Brian Orakpo, who led the team with 8.5 sacks, Rocky McIntosh, who finished second on the team in tackles with 110, and LaRon Landry, who added 85 tackles from his safety position.
The Redskins have had over twenty five head coaches since including the appointment of Otto Graham as head coach and general manager in nineteen sixty six, as well Vince Lombardi who in nineteen sixty nine helped the team to attain their first winning record in fifteen years. George Allen was head coach from nineteen seventy one until replaced by Coach Jack Pardee. Allen accomplished sixty nine victories, five playoff appearances, as well as a nineteen seventy two NFC Championship. Joe Gibbs led the Washington Redskins from nineteen eighty one until nineteen ninety two, becoming the Redskins most successful coach in history with a 140-65-0 record, as well as eight playoff appearances, five NFC Eastern division championships, as well as Super Bowl XVII, XXII, as well as XXVI. Coach Gibbs was named NFL Coach of the Year in both nineteen eighty two and nineteen eight three. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in nineteen ninety six. The Washington Redskins sent eight players to the Pro Bowl, including Darrell Green and Jim Lachey as starters, Chip Lohmiller, Charles Mann, Earnest Byner, Mark Schlereth and Gary Clark are named to the NFC squad.
Coach Gibbs resigns as head coach with Richie Petitbon, Redskins defensive coordinator replacing him in March, 1993. Norv Turner replaces Coach Petitbon in nineteen ninety four to become the Redskins 22nd coach. Coach Turner is dismissed in December, 2000, after thirteen games and is replaced with interim coach Terry Robiskie to finish the season. Marty Schottenheimer is hired as the 24th coach for the Redskins. He was a former Cleveland Browns, as well as Kansas City Chiefs head coach. Steve Spurrier, University of Florida coach and former Heisman Trophy winner becomes the 25th head coach in the Redskins history in January, 2002. Coach Gibbs returns in January, 2004 after an eleven year hiatus with a continuous winning record, but decides to retire a second time in January, 2008 to spend more time with his family. Jim Zorn, an assistant coach and former Seattle Seahawks quarterback is hired to replace Coach Gibbs in February, 2008. After two unsuccessful seasons, he is replaced by Mike Shanahan in January, 2010.The current coaching team is extensive. Mike Shanahan is currently Executive Vice President and Head Coach. This two-time Super Bowl head coach winner was recruited from the Denver Broncos. Kyle Shanahan is Offensive Coordinator, Jim Haslett is Defensive Coordinator, Bobby Turner is Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs, Keith Burns is Special Teams Coordinator, Jacob Burney is Defensive Line Coach, Chris Foerster is Offensive Line Coach, Matt LaFleur is Quarterbacks Coach, Sean McVay is Tight Ends Coach, and Mike McDaniel is the Wide Receivers Coach.
The Washington Redskins tickets have allowed ticket holders to experience nineteen Redskins Hall of Fame coaches and players, including head coaches, George Allen, Ray Flaherty, Joe Gibbs, as well as team founder George Preston Marshall. Players consist of Running Backs Cliff Battles, Bill Dudley, and John Riggins. Quarterback Hall of Famers are Sammy Baugh and Sonny Jurgensen. Wide Receivers Art Monk, as well as Charley Tayler are members of this team. Other inductees are Tackle Turk Edwards, Cornerback Darrell Green, Guard Russ Grimm, Linebackers Chris Hanburger and Sam Huff, Safety Ken Houston, End Wayne Millner, as well as Flanker Bobby Mitchell
Other historical highlights include:
December, 2009, Bruce Allen is hired as executive vice president/general manager. Allen is the son of former Redskins head coach and Hall of Famer George Allen. September, 2001, the Redskins Relief Fund was established to benefit the families of the victims of the September 11th tragedy at the Pentagon. January, 2000, owner Daniel Snyder creates the Washington Redskins Leadership Council, which is a foundation to support youth and community initiatives in the Washington, D.C. area. December, 1991, Art Monk catches eight hundred passes to become only the second player in the National Football League to attain this record. September, 1987, National Football League players walk out in the second week of the regular season only to return almost one month later after the league decides to use replacement players. September – November, 1982, NFL players have a strike walk out. February, 1962, Running back Bobby Mitchell becomes the Redskins first African American player in team history and a team superstar. He was ultimately changed to flanker thriving for seven seasons in this position. October, 1958, a formal constitution and by-laws is adopted and created by twenty three former Redskins players, forming the Redskins Alumni Association.