Washington Commanders



NFC East

Established: July 9, 1932; 86 years ago
First season: 1932
Play in FedExField Landover, Maryland
Head coach: Jay Gruden

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League championships

NFL Championships (pre-1970 AFL–NFL merger) 1937, 1942. Super Bowl championships 1982 (XVII), 1987 (XXII), 1991 (XXVI)

Conference championships

NFC: 1972, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1991

Division championships

NFL East: 1936, 1937, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1945. NFC East: 1972, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1991, 1999, 2012, 2015

Playoff appearances

NFL: 1936, 1937, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1999, 2005, 2007, 2012, 2015



The Washington Commanders are a professional American football team based in Washington, D.C.

Establishment and History

They have been around for a long time, too. This NFL team was formed in 1932, and its name has changed several times since then.

Before they moved to Washington, D.C. and changed their name to the Washington Redskins, they were called the Boston Braves and then the Boston Redskins.

But in 2020, the name “Redskins” was officially taken off the team, and it became the Washington Football Team. In 2021, they told everyone that their new name would be the Washington Commanders.

Home Stadium

FedExField, which is in Landover, Maryland, is where the Washington Commanders play their home games. The stadium can hold more than 82,000 people and is known for being loud on game days.

Notable Players

In the history of the Washington Commanders, they have had a lot of great players. The quarterback Joe Theismann, wide receiver Art Monk, running back John Riggins, and defensive end Dexter Manley are some of the best players.

Players like quarterback Kirk Cousins, cornerback Josh Norman, and defensive lineman Chase Young have helped the team do well in recent years.

Head Coaches

Over the course of their history, the Washington Commanders have had a number of successful head coaches.

Joe Gibbs, who led the team to three Super Bowl wins in the 1980s and early 1990s, and George Allen, who led the team to the Super Bowl in 1972, are two of the most famous.

Vince Lombardi, who led the team for one season in 1969, and Mike Shanahan, who led the team from 2010 to 2013, are also well-known coaches.


The Washington Commanders have a number of very heated rivalries with other NFL teams. The Dallas Cowboys, who they play twice a year since 1961, are one of their biggest rivals.

People say that the rivalry between these two teams is one of the fiercest in the NFL. The Commanders and the New York Giants have been bitter rivals since the 1930s, when both teams were based in New York. Over the years, the Commanders and Giants have played a lot of close and exciting games.

Fan Base

The fans of the Washington Commanders are very loyal and have stuck by the team through good times and bad. One of the most loyal fan bases in the NFL, many of the team’s fans live in the D.C. area.

Fans are known for their enthusiasm and loyalty to the team. On game days, they often wear fancy costumes and paint their faces. Even though the team has been having trouble on the field lately, the fans are still loyal and hopeful about the team’s future.