DC Sports Bog: FedEx Field


Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Jack Evans: RFK site ideal for Redskins stadium

D.C. mayoral candidate and council member Jack Evans says there’s no better site in the region for a new football stadium than RFK.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:20 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Jack Evans, Redskins, RFK Stadium

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 02/06/2014

Redskins promise free WiFi at FedEx Field in 2014

As stadiums continue to compete with comfortable homes and large TVs, the Redskins turn to free wireless.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/23/2013

Makeshift potties at FedEx Field

Don’t look at the photo, or if you do, don’t use your imagination too much.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Redskins set lowest FedEx Field attendance mark

Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs was the lowest-attended game in FedEx Field’s history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:29 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 12/08/2013

FedEx Field is rather empty

There seem to be a few seats available at FedEx Field for today’s game against the Chiefs.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  01:56 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 12/04/2013

Santana Moss on the crowd at FedEx Field

Santana Moss says he’s tired of being flicked off in the parking lot outside his home stadium. That seems sad.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:33 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, FedEx Field, Redskins, Santana Moss

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Bob Costas sign at FedEx Field

One fan doesn’t like Bob Costas’s name. Another wants to remind people of the good old days. A third wants to be electrocuted.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Costas, FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 08:55 PM ET, 12/01/2013

Sparse Redskins stands at kickoff

Holiday weekend, cold night, primetime game with no playoff implications? That means a smallish crowd.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 PM ET, 12/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 11/25/2013

The new grass at FedEx Field

The Redskins will display their new sod Monday night in Landover. Here’s a sneak peek.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:02 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 11/04/2013

The re-sodding of FedEx Field

The Redskins began the process of re-sodding their home field on Sunday, and every media member captured a photo of the process.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Three Ditkas at FedEx Field

At least three Bears fans attempted to pay homage to the long-ago Chicago coach Sunday afternoon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:00 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bears, FedEx Field, Mike Ditka, Redskins

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 08/26/2013

DC Brau, Meridian Pint collaborate on free FedEx Field tailgate (UPDATED)

FedEx Field is often unpleasant, but here's a free craft beer tailgate that sounds sort of pleasant and/or amazing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:41 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beer, DC Brau, FedEx Field, Meridian Pint, Redskins

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Luntz focus group asks Redskins fans about RFK Stadium, RGIII, team name

With GM Bruce Allen in attendance, Republican strategist's firm asks a focus group about the Redskins fan experience.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Frank Luntz, Redskins, RFK Stadium, RGIII

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Johnny Rockets to remain at FedEx Field

Daniel Snyder no longer owns the hamburger, shakes and fries chain, but Johnny Rockets will still be available at Redskins home games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:46 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Johnny Rockets, Redskins

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 06/17/2013

FedEx Field has green grass

Sure, it's only June, but FedEx Field currently houses a lush green carpet reminiscent of pillows and marshmallow fluff. Dyed green.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 02/27/2013

The Redskins' season ticket pitch

Here is the Redskins' argument for why you should buy season tickets in 2013.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:36 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/07/2013

Why some Redskins season ticket holders are seeing a 57 percent price increase

Hundreds of Redskins fans with upper-level seats at FedEx Field are seeing large increases on their ticket invoices.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Some Redskins season-ticket holders get 40 percent price increase

While most Redskins season ticket holders will get a 10 percent price bump, some will see a much steeper increase.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:25 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Alan Branch says FedEx Field was just painted dirt

Even more Seahawks players decrying the field conditions during Sunday's playoff game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:06 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alan Branch, Doug Baldwin, FedEx Field, Redskins, Seahawks

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Redskins fan travels from Jerusalem for playoff game

Lots of people traveled great distances to see the Redskins' first home playoff game in a decade. Yair Rozmaryn may have the record, though.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:55 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fans, FedEx Field, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Michael Robinson takes video of FedEx Field's 'grass'

Seahawks fullback provides perhaps the nastiest look yet at FedEx Field's rotten playing surface.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:48 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Michael Robinson, Redskins, RGIII, Seahawks

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Daniel Snyder fired groundskeepers in '99 for 'crappy fields' that were dangerous

More than a decade ago, the Redskins owner told Sports Illustrated that he fired his groundskeepers because he wanted perfect fields.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Morning Pixels: Fans complained about the FedEx Field turf all season

FedEx Field's playing surface became national news in recent days, but fans have been unhappy with it for months.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:50 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Media, Mike Shanahan, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 12/13/2012

One family's 21 beer can salute, for Sean Taylor

Redskins fans have paid homage to the safety in countless ways, but the crushed beer can tribute is a new one for me.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins, Sean Taylor

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Kai Forbath on Washington's kickoff strategy

Redskins kicker says he could boot the ball through the end zone if asked, but that's not the strategy

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, FedEx Field, Kai Forbath, Kickoffs, Redskins

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 12/11/2012

John Harbaugh: FedEx Field crowd ruined fake punt play

Baltimore's coach, Bill Simmons, Will Montgomery all talk about how vocal Washington's crowd was last Sunday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Simmons, FedEx Field, John Harbaugh, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Will Montgomery

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Redskins paying to keep Metro open an extra hour

A few months after the Nats declined to pay for bonus Metro service, the Redskins will again step up.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Metro, Redskins

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 11/06/2012

LivingSocial and Redskins offer holiday photo deal

Want your family holiday photos taken amid the lovely backdrop of FedEx Field? You're in luck.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:28 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, LivingSocial, Redskins

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 10/01/2012

A Hokies wedding at FedEx Field

A couple of ardent Virginia Tech fans appeared to tie the knot in a FedEx Field parking lot before a crucial September meeting with Cincinnati.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Hokies, Virginia Tech

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Redskins home opener jersey fouls

Four questionable looks from the first home game of the 2012 regular season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:50 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Natitude, FedEx Field

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 09/23/2012

John Wall, Wale on sidelines for RGIII’s home opener

Wizards star and sports-obsessed rapper make an appearance at FedEx Field before the Bengals game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:42 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Wale, John Wall, FedEx Field

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Redskins fans booing Rex Grossman

When the former starter made his first appearance of the season at FedEx Field, he was greeted with jeers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:36 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Rex Grossman, FedEx Field, Larry Michael, Sonny Jurgensen, Sam Huff

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Redskins appeal to 12th Man

Here’s a picture of a Redskins employee holding a ‘12th Man’ sign, which will send Texas A&M fans into fits.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Texas A&M, 12th Man, FedEx Field

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Dan Snyder on the fan experience

He wants to improve it so fans don’t prefer watching at home.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:36 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, FedEx Field, Roger Goodell

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Bruce Allen on the Redskins nickname, the offensive line and the Cowboys

Team’s GM won’t talk about the offensive line, but he has plenty to say about the quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:42 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, FedEx Field

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Redskins say general admission season tickets for 2012 are sold out

Offer to wait-list members for obstructed-view or standing-room seats says all general admission season seats for RGIII’s rookie campaign are gone.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:34 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  FedEx Field

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Images of the Redskins’ 400-level standing decks

Team is selling standing-room season tickets in the 400 level for $290 (plus tax).

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:25 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  FedEx Field

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 05/31/2012

FedEx Field, the Redskins and 12th Man signs

Hey, guess what? There are 12th Man signs at FedEx Field. Panic in the streets, everyone.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:24 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  Redskins;FedEx Field;12th man

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Police tackle man on field during U.S.-Brazil match

If Brazil’s 4-1 win over the U.S. men’s national team wasn’t entertaining enough, here’s a random dude getting leveled.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Soccer | Tags:  FedEx Field, U.S. Men's National Team

Posted at 12:42 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Robert Griffin III at Brazil-U.S. soccer game

Redskins do-everything rookie quarterback poses on the sidelines of FedEx Field in a U.S. men’s national team jersey.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:42 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, FedEx Field, Jurgen Klinsmann

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 05/22/2012

The upper deck at FedEx Field

Here’s a partial look at some of the seat removal from the Redskins stadium, from the inside.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:27 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  FedEx Field

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Redskins working on FedEx Field

Team is again doing construction work on the upper decks at its stadium.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:31 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  FedEx Field

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Redskins advertise dream seats with Jabar Gaffney’s end zone leap

Receiver’s fall into the lap of a Patriots fan turns into an entreaty to buy expensive seats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  FedEx Field, Jabar Gaffney