Traveling Packers fans descend on FedExField

Brian Tinsman
September 23, 2018 - 1:44 pm

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One week after the Washington Redskins stared at tens of thousands of empty seats at FedExField, they find themselves in hostile territory at home.

For the second-straight week, Redskins fans appear to have stayed home, with the notoriously well-traveling Green Bay Packers fans filling the lower bowl.

Their signature cheesehead hats and green gear stood in stark contrast to the burgundy and gold:

The volume in the stadium also reflected the loyalties of the fans. Early in the contest, a number of defensive calls went against the Packers, leading to a cascade of boos from the fans that could be heard clearly on TV.

Looking into the middle and upper decks, this game looks like another without a sellout crowd:

Blame it on the weather, blame it on an unimpressive showing against the Colts, blame it on whatever you want. Redskins fans aren't showing up for a home game, leaving more tickets (and a homefield advantage) for fans of the visiting team.


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