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What’s holding up a new Commanders stadium in D.C.? Your questions, answered.

Every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Eastern time, Barry Svrluga takes your questions. (Simone Noronha for The Washington Post)
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The Washington Commanders are in the midst of their offseason workouts, which means new quarterback Carson Wentz is getting his first chance to mesh with his receiving corps — minus star Terry McLaurin, who is sitting out the voluntary sessions.

But as important as these steps are for the 2022 season, another issue looms over the franchise: Where will it play its home games in the future?

Svrluga: The options for a Commanders stadium site: Bad, worse and nonexistent

The stadium issue arose last week when it was revealed the Commanders have the right to purchase 200 acres of land in suburban Virginia. This week, the Virginia legislature considers whether to support the team’s efforts to build a stadium there. Until a site is chosen and financing is put in place, it will be one of the most important storylines surrounding the team — new quarterback or not.

With all that swirling around, we thought it would be good to get Sam Fortier — part of our Commanders beat team — to join me for a Q&A on the stadium issue. Sam has spent time reporting that story and had some excellent insights.

Here are some of the questions we answered:

Read the full chat below.

Looking for more? Catch up on The Post’s coverage of the Commanders:

Thomas Floyd, an editor for The Post’s Sports section, produced this Q&A.

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