Formed in 1933, the Philadelphia Eagles are a professional football franchise based in Philadelphia, PA. The Eagles compete in the National Football League (NFL) in the NFC East division against teams lie the New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys, and Washington Redskins. Gang Green and The Birds is what they are referred as to in their home stadium, Lincoln Financial Field. Chuck Bednarik, Bob Brown, Reggie White, Steve Van Buren, Tommy McDonald, Greasy Neale, Pete Pihos, Sonny Jurgensen, and Norm Van Brocklin have been inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The team consistently ranks in the top three in attendance and has sold out every game since the 1999 season.
Formed in 1932, the Washington Redskins are a professional football team based in Washington, DC. The Redskins compete in the National Football League (NFL) in the NFC East division against rivals Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, and New York Giants. The Redskins plays their home games at FedExField in Landover, MD in front of 82,000 football fans. The Redskins were the first team in the NFL with an official marching band, and the first team to have a fight song, “Hail to the Redskins”.
The Redskins won the 1937 and 1942 Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII, and XXVI. They also played in, and lost, the 1936, 1940, 1943, and 1945 Championship games, as well as Super Bowls VII and XVIII. Sonny Jurgensen, Sam Huff, Art Monk, John Riggins, and Jose Gibbs are just a few of the Pro Football Hall of Famers to play and coach for the franchise over the years.