Recap :: Redskins Practice at Joint Base Andrews
On Saturday, August 26.in partnership with USAA, the Washington Redskins took their practice to Joint Base Andrews prior to their matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals.
"The coaches preach teamwork and comraderie and noone does that better than our armed services. For us to be able to come out here and thank them for what they do, I think it is wonderful for us and hopefully beneficial for them." said team president Bruce Allen.
Quarterback Kirk Cousins was also excited to be able to take practice outside of Redskins Park and to the fans. "It's special to come out to Andrews Air Force base, a historic base, so close to Washington D.C. with a lot of Redskins fans on base. It's great to see the support and hopefully we give them something to cheer about not only tomorrow, but all season long."
After the team went through a 30 minute walthrough of preparation and then met with the fans who were on-site. Col. E. John Teichert was thankful for the opportunity to host the practice at the base. "It is an honor for us. They are investing their time and demonstrating their concern for the military. They have a preseason game tomorrow and Thursday with the regular season two weeks away and they are here with us."