Dan Snyder Discusses The Possibility Of Moving The Redskins Back To D.C.

It's no secret that Redskins fans aren't so thrilled about the in-game experience at FedEx Field. That's why there was such a big movement to move the Redskins back to D.C. proper that was supported by a D.C. politician. One would expect that Redskins owner Dan Snyder would try to give a ringing endorsement of the stadium, considering he's the one that owns the team that plays within its confines.

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Did he do that? Well, sort of. During the D.C. owners summit hosted by the Washington Post, Snyder was asked about whether there would be any chance the team would move back to Washington D.C. His response? I'm open to it. Via Dan Steinberg:

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↵↵"Ultimately I don't know where we'll end up, but I'm very open to everything. I grew up with RFK, enjoyed its intimacy. FedEx Field, I think I've done the best I can to make it a fantastic stadium, a state of the art stadium. We've spent a lot of money to really update it....We are the largest tailgate parking lot in the NFL, and you go out there and see a sea of burgundy and gold four hours before the game. It's really remarkable."    

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Later, he said the team would have a new stadium "someday" and that FedEx Field was "fairly new" and "pretty good." Not exactly a ringing endorsement. Maybe I'm reading too much into this, but it definitely seems that, while Snyder has genuinely done what he can to make FedEx Field a good in-game experience, he'd love to trade it for a downtown stadium if only he could.

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Again, maybe I'm reading too much into this.

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