The Insider: FedEx Field


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/24/2013

Artificial turf at FedEx Field is ‘something you would definitely look at,’ Mike Shanahan says

Condition of playing surface remains an issue.

By Mark Maske  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Cowboys, video, Week 17

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Redskins mailbag: Josh LeRibeus, offseason changes and more

Mike Jones tackles questions from readers, including those asking why Josh LeRibeus can’t catch and why Alfred Morris is no threat to catch a pass.

By Mike Jones  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, contracts, FedEx Field, josh leribeus, Mailbag, offseason, Robert Griffin III, Week 14

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Mike Shanahan: Sideline track at FedEx Field a hazard

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that the team needs to do something about the rubberized track at the back of the sidelines at FedEx Field so players aren’t at risk of injury.

By Mike Jones  |  10:14 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Redskins unveil re-sodded playing surface versus 49ers

An improved playing surface greeted the Washington Redskins and San Francisco 49ers Monday night as the team opted earlier this month to re-sod FedEx Field.

By Mike Jones  |  06:28 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins vs. 49ers, Robert Griffin III, Week 12

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/24/2013

Re-sodded playing surface at FedEx Field goes on display for Redskins-49ers game Monday night

It’s the first home game since the field was re-sodded following the Redskins’ overtime win over the Chargers on Nov. 3.

By Mark Maske  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins vs. 49ers, Week 12

Posted at 07:17 PM ET, 11/03/2013

Playing surface at FedEx Field being re-sodded

Playing surface re-sodded at FedEx Field

By Mark Maske  |  07:17 PM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins vs. Chargers, Week 9

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/08/2013

Owners approve league funding toward FedEx Field renovations

Redskins' $27 million stadium renovation said to include seating modifications, Wi-Fi, ribbon boards and a Hall of Fame expansion.

By Mark Maske  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, owners meetings

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Redskins might get NFL funds for $27 million FedEx Field renovation

Redskins might get NFL funds for $27 million FedEx Field renovation

By Mark Maske  |  01:21 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, owners meetings

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 09/08/2013

NFLPA also monitoring field conditions at FedEx Field, other stadiums

Memo from DeMaurice Smith to players cites "some of the issues that we witnessed with respect to unsafe field conditions last year."

By Mark Maske  |  02:29 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, NFL safety

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/05/2013

NFL satisfied with condition of field at FedEx Field and Redskins’ plan to maintain it

The league says it is satisfied with the condition of the playing surface at FedEx Field, but will monitor it through year.

By Mark Maske  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 02/21/2013

NFL to monitor playing-field conditions more closely after FedEx Field criticized in playoffs

Ray Anderson, league's executive VP, says 'that instance certainly highlighted the need for us to re-engage and be much more involved in enforcing our current rules and policies.'

By Mark Maske  |  07:16 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Where do the Steelers rank on your dislike meter?

The Steelers and Redskins don't have much of an on-field rivalry, but their fans intermingle. So is there bad blood there or not?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:51 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fans, FedEx Field, NFC East, Opening kick, Redskins vs. Steelers, Redskins-Steelers, rivalries

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 10/10/2012

How do you feel about the Redskins’ FedEx Field blues?

No NFL team has been recently as unsuccessful at home as the Redskins, who host the Vikings on Sunday.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:37 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, home field advantage, Minnesota Vikings, Opening kick, Vikings vs. Redskins, Week 6

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Redskins trying to break home losing streak

Washington has lost seven straight home games dating to last season.

By Mark Maske  |  03:39 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Washington Redskins

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Were there any good things to come out of Redskins’ loss to Bengals?

Losses are no fun to digest, but there were some things that went well enough against the Bengals that you'll see them again.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:17 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bengals vs. Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, FedEx Field, Opening kick, Redskins-Bengals, Week 3

Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Several fans at Bengals-Redskins game injured when escalator malfunctions

Several fans at Bengals-Redskins game injured when escalator malfunctions

By Martin Weil and Mark Maske  |  11:48 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins-Bengals

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 08/24/2012

WR Josh Morgan excited to make his FedEx Field debut

Despite playing for Virginia Tech and the San Francisco 49ers, DC native has never played at Redskins’ current home.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:55 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia Tech, Washington Redskins, San Francisco 49ers, Josh Morgan, FedEx Field, RFK Stadium