Redskins’ New Stadium: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Potential Deal

August 5, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While the Washington Redskins still have more than a decade left on their current stadium lease, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has already started a public campaign to land the franchise's next stadium in the Old Dominion.
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Virginia Pushing for Redskins Stadium Friday, Aug. 5 According to Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post, McAuliffe revealed Friday in an ESPN 980 interview that the state of Virginia is making a push to become the new home of the Redskins:
I view this as a Virginia team. I know they're in Maryland right now. But a majority of the season ticket holders are Virginians, all the players live in Virginia, we have all of your [practice] facilities. ... We're in very serious negotiations, as I assume other jurisdictions are. Listen, we would love to have them.
FedExField is located in Landover, Maryland, and its lease doesn't expire until 2027, but team owner Dan Snyder is already looking ahead to future plans aft...

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