American football team based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area
The Washington Redskins
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Washington, D.C., USA
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The Redskins compete in the National Football League (NFL), as a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) East division
The team plays its home games at FedExField in Landover, Maryland; its headquarters and training facility are at Inova Sports Performance Center At Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and the Redskins Complex in Richmond, Virginia, respectively
The Redskins have played more than 1,000 games since 1932, and are one of only five franchises in the NFL to record over 600 regular season and postseason wins, doing so in 2015
The Redskins have won five NFL Championships (two pre-merger, and three Super Bowls)
The franchise has captured 14 NFL divisional titles and six NFL conference championships
The Redskins were the first team in the NFL with an official marching band, and also the first team to have a fight song, "Hail to the Redskins"
The team began play as the Boston Braves in 1932, based in Boston, before relocating to Washington, DC in 1937
The Redskins won the 1937 and 1942 Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII, and XXVI
They also played in, and lost, the 1936, 1940, 1943, and 1945 Championship games, as well as Super Bowls VII and XVIII
They have made 24 postseason appearances, and have an overall postseason record of 23–18
The Redskins' three Super Bowl wins are tied with the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos, behind the Pittsburgh Steelers (six), San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys (five each), and the Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, and New England Patriots (four each)
All of the Redskins' league titles were attained during two 10-year spans