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Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins are a National Football League team based in the Washington, D.C. suburbs.

Founded: 1932
Formerly known as: Boston Braves 1932, Boston Redskins 1933-1936
Home stadium: FedEx Field[?] in Landover, Maryland
Uniform colors: Burgundy and Gold
Helmet design: Burgundy helmet with a gold spear, a white feather dangling from the spear.

There is considerable controversy over the team's name. Native American groups have called for a new name, and some newspapers in the United States refuse to call the team by their name, instead using such circumlocutions as "The Washington football team". On a smaller scale some concern has been expressed over the use of the placename Washington, as the team does not play, train, or base itself in Washington but rather in Landover, MD. This has prompted one commentator to refer to the team as the 'Potomac Drainage Basin Indigenous Persons'

Franchise history:

Championships won:
League Championships: 1937, 1942; Super Bowl: 1982, 1987, 1991
Super Bowl appearances:
VII (lost) vs. Miami Dolphins 14-7, XVII (won) vs. Miami Dolphins 27-17, XVIII (lost) vs. L.A. Raiders 38-9, XXII (won) vs. Denver Broncos 42-10, XXVI (won) vs. Buffalo Bills 37-24

Players of note: Football Hall of Famers:

Current stars:

Retired numbers: none (team policy is to retire jerseys)

Not to be forgotten:

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