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Washington Redskins official flag image by Randy Young, 27 January 2017



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Introduction: The Washington Redskins Franchise
Boston Braves (1932), Boston Redskins (1933-1936), Washington Redskins (1937-present)

Washington Redskins official flag image by Randy Young, 27 January 2017

The Washington Redskins play in the National Football Conference (NFC) East division, part of the National Football League (NFL). The team was originally established as the Boston Braves in 1932 before changing their name to the Boston Redskins in 1933 and relocating to Washington, DC, in 1937 as the Washington Redskins. Throughout their history, the Redskins have won division championships 14 teams (1936, 1937, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1972, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1991, 1999, 2012, and 2015), won the conference championship five times (1972, 1982, 1983, 1987, and 1991), won two NFL Championships (1937 and 1942) and three Super Bowls (Super Bowl XVII in 1982, Super Bowl XXII in 1987, and Super Bowl XXVI in 1991), and appeared in the playoffs 24 times.

The Redskins franchise is based in the Washington, DC, area and play their home games at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland.

Note: Be aware that there are a host of manufacturer variants of these and other fan flags being marketed for Redskins fans. This includes garden flags, banners, and pennants.
Randy Young, 27 January 2017


Official flags

There are two flags used by the Washington Redskins organization at the football games. The flags are carried on the field and used to introduce the players prior to the game, then are carried on the sidelines during the game to keep the crowd engaged and cheering.

Washington Redskins official flag image by Randy Young, 27 January 2017

The first of these flags features the Redskins team logo centered on a burgundy field. A photograph of the flag can be seen online at http://i.amz.mshcdn.com/w4EwjB5JsQJsZqfNQCw2dtRbEhA=/575x323/2015%2F09%2F30%2Fdb%2FWashingtonR.fbaa9.jpg.

Washington Redskins official flag image by Randy Young, 27 January 2017

The second flag can be seen in the same photograph, and features an image of the team's helmet centered on a burgundy field and framed by diagonal stripes of gold-black-white-black-gold stretching from upper fly to lower hoist.
Randy Young, 27 January 2017


Fan Flags

Washington Redskins Man Cave Style Flag

[Washington Redskins 'Man Cave' flag] image by Randy Young, 27 January 2017

These popular Redskins fan flags are for the "Man Cave." They are being made for most NFL teams, same design, and different colors.
Randy Young, 27 January 2017


Washington Redskins Helmet Style Flags

[Washington Redskins fan helmet flag]     [Washington Redskins fan helmet flag]
images by Randy Young, 25 October 2016

This helmet-style flag done in team colors is being made for most NFL teams, with both diagonal rays and horizontal stripes, and has become very popular.
Randy Young, 27 January 2017


Redskins Darth Vader Style Flag

[Redskins Darth Vader flag] image by Randy Young, 27 January 2017

This flag is a cross between a Washington Redskins fan flag and Star Wars fan flag. A similar flag is being made for most NFL teams. The flag has a profile of Star Wars villain Darth Vader on the hoist and the team's logo on the fly. In between are the words "YOU UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF THE" in one of the team's primary colors on a field of another of the team's colors, with the result being a vision of Darth Vader saying "You underestimate the power of the [NFL team name]."
Randy Young, 27 January 2017


Washington Redskins Allegiance Flag

[Washington Redskins allegiance flag] images by Randy Young, 27 January 2017

This has become a popular design for fans of many of the NFL teams. It refers to the fans that have pledged their allegiance to their team. The design shows the team's logo centered in the upper half of the flag on a field of one of the team's primary colors. A white stripe separates the logo portion of the flag from the lower one-fourth, which bears the word "ALLEGIANCE" between two stars, all in one of the team's primary colors on a field of another of the team's colors.
Randy Young, 27 January 2017


Redskins Country flag

[Redskins Country flag] images by Randy Young, 28 January 2017

This is another popular design for fans of many of the NFL teams. It refers to the territory of fans of the team. The design shows the team's logo in the upper hoist and upper fly corners on a field of one of the team's primary colors. Between the logos are the words "YOU'RE IN" above the name of the team, with the word "COUNTRY" in the bottom, all in the team's other primary colors.
Randy Young, 28 January 2017