Now that Labor Day is behind us and summer is coming to a close, it's time for the start of one of the fall season's most popular local activities: Redskins football. Washington fans are hoping the ‘Skins can improve on their subpar 2017 season, when they finished third place in the NFC East with a 7-9 record. New quarterback Alex Smith is expected to lead the team's offense to a successful showing, while star cornerback Josh Norman anchors the defense.
Things are off to a good start so far, as the Redskins cruised to a 24-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals on the road in Week 1. Here's what to expect from the rest of the season:
If you aren't at the game, catching it in a fan-friendly environment is the next best thing. We recommend the following options:
Traveling to the area to watch some football? You need a relaxing, peaceful place to stay without breaking the bank. Choose the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alexandria - Fort Belvoir for easy access to the stadium, excellent amenities like free WiFi and breakfast, and a friendly team ready to help. There's no better place to hang your hat after a long day of rooting for the home team.