The Washington Commanders are a professional American football team based in Washington, D.C. The team is part of the National Football League (NFL) and has a successful history.
In the past, the team was known as the Washington Redskins, but in 2020 the name was changed due to concerns about cultural appropriation and the offensiveness of the term "redskins". The new name, Washington Commanders, was chosen as an option that represents the pride and honor of the team and the city.
The team has had significant successes over the years, including their period of dominance in the 1980s and 1990s. They have won three Super Bowls (in 1982, 1987 and 1991) and are considered one of the most successful American football franchises.
The Washington Football Team also boasts a passionate following of fans, who flock to support the team during home games at FedExField. The team has a strong rivalry with other teams in the NFC East division, including the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, and New York Giants.