Along with the rest of the country, Washington DC excitedly awaits the beginning of football season. With the turn of the seasons, DC fans can look forward to those brisk Sunday afternoons watching the boys chase the playoffs. The Redskins is a historically competitive and storied franchise. Coming off a rough run last season, some new, key acquisitions pose the potential for a much more promising year. Washington DC will have their first opportunity to make this judgment in person at the Redskins home opener versus the Jacksonville Jaguars.
When the Redskins play the Jaguars at RFK Stadium on September 14th, they will be coming off an exciting season opener in Houston against the Texans. The outcome of that first game will determine whether or not the Jaguars contest is a shot at redemption, or an opportunity for the Skins to get hot. Either way, the stakes are sure to be high.
Following a season where the Washington DC’s football team struggled to muster a mere three wins, the team has improved and looks to make a better push. Star quarterback, Robert Griffin III is fully recovered from an injured knee, which has challenged him for some time. Griffin III is also relieved from a frustrating relationship with former coach Mike Shannon and looks to grow with new head coach Jay Gruden. The Redskins have also added the fantastic speed of wide receiver, DeSean Jackson.
The competition will certainly be in full swing at the Redskins home opener, as the Jaguars are similarly bringing a promising collection of new talent. Anybody who has the opportunity ought to take into consideration that Redskins games have been a beloved tradition in DC for over eighty years. Get outside for a game this season and watch the exciting and athletic Redskins’ bid for redemption and contention in the 2014/15 season.