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Kickoff Week Festivities
PHOTOS | Leno reads to first graders at Rose Hill Elementary School
Charles Leno Jr. and his wife Jen made a visit to Rose Hill Elementary School in Fairfax, Virginia for a special reading session. Leno sat with a group of first graders to read Russell Wilson and Ciara's children's book "Why Not You?". After finishing the book, Leno spent time discussing the kids' favorite parts and biggest takeaways. The Lenos capped off the afternoon by handing out books and swag bags filled with sunglasses, bracelets and more.
PHOTOS | Introducing new Commanders team dog, Mando
The 8-month-old English black Labrador retriever is in the midst of training to become a service dog through veterans service organization K9s for Warriors. (Photos by Emilee Fails, Kourtney Carroll, and Joseph Noyes/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | 2022 Welcome Home Luncheon
Current and former players alike were honored during the Washington Commanders' 60th Welcome Home Luncheon at MGM National Harbor on Sept. 1. Check out all the highlights from the day. (Photos by Emilee Fails and Kourtney Carroll/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | Commanders take part in inaugural Nike Kickoff Classic in collaboration with Nike and the NFL
The girls flag football practice and scrimmage was in partnership with Richmond Public Schools at Armstrong High School in Richmond. This event was part of the Inaugural Nike Kickoff Classic in collaboration with Nike, the NFL and NFL's Play Football Initiative. (Photos by Kourtney Carroll and Joseph Noyes/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | Commanders head south for Rally in Richmond
The event at River City Roll in the Scott's Addition neighborhood in Richmond featured a series of activities and meet and greets with current Commanders players including Jonathan Allen, Terry McLaurin, Logan Thomas and Carson Wentz, head coach Ron Rivera, select Washington Legends and members of the Command Force. (Photos by Kourtney Carroll and Joseph Noyes/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | Entertainment Team Media Day BTS
Take a behind the scenes look at the Entertainment Team's media day. (Photos by Joseph Noyes/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | Commanders' rookies tour D.C.
This week, our rookie class embarked on a bus tour to visit the historical sights of Washington D.C. As a part of the Rookie Community Club, the goal of this trip was to introduce the players to their new home in the Nation's Capital and to pay tribute to our Nation's history. The tour highlighted the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial, where players were offered the chance to interact with the community and be present in the spaces where Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact on social justice has lead us to today. (Emilee Fails/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | B.R.A.K.E.S.
Last week, the Washington Commanders hosted Doug Herbert's B.R.A.K.E.S training program at FedExField for rookies and veterans to learn important safety skills on the road. The Commanders covered the cost of all Driver Training sessions for community members that signed up to participate on Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22. To learn more about B.R.A.K.E.S. visit: www.putonthebrakes.org (Emilee Fails/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | USO Package Delivery
On Tuesday, April 26th, Washington Commanders co-owner and co-CEO Tanya Snyder, Head Coach Ron Rivera and his wife Stephanie Rivera and Commanders players Jonathan Allen and Jamin Davis teamed up with USO to hand deliver care packages to troops at BWI airport just before they board the plane for deployment. The USO2GO Packs handed out today were packaged during the Commander's packaging event held on March 10th at FedExField, when the team and USO together packed 4,0000 Care Packages comprising more than 24,000 items for troops. (Photos by Emilee Fails/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | 2022 Entertainment Team Auditions
On Saturday, April 23 and Sunday April 24, the Washington Commanders Entertainment Team held open auditions for the 2022 season at FedExField. At the end of the weekend, the panel of judges selected the first-ever Commanders Entertainment team -- a group of 44 individuals made up of dancers, gymnasts, Beat Ya Feet dancers, breakers and more who will perform at all Commanders home games and participate in year-round community and team events across D.C., Maryland and Virginia. (Photos by Emilee Fails and Joseph Noyes/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | 2021 Fan of the Year Presented By Captain Morgan
Erikka Resendiz was named the Washington Football Team's 2021 Fan of the Year Presented by Captain Morgan (Photos by Karlee Sell, Joseph Noyes, and Julian Mitchell/Washington Football Team).
PHOTOS: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington 306 Program Kickoff
The Washington Football Charitable Foundation partnered with EverFi and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington to bring an African American History program (known as Everfi306) to students in the DC metro area. The Program Kickoff featured a surprise visit from Washington Football Team alumni Tim Hightower and Joshua Morgan. To close out the evening, the two special guests participated in a Q&A session with Club kids. Opening up about societal messages they received growing up, Hightower and Morgan provided insight into how a program like Everfi306 helps to change a limiting narrative and expand the dreams of those in young Black communities.