RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) - Washington will officially have a new home when the team opens training camp on July 25. The $10 million Bon Secours Redskins Training facility opened it's doors with the help of certain Redskin quarterback Monday afternoon.
No, not Robert Griffin III. The current Washington quarterback was a little busy getting married in Denver.
Instead, Super Bowl-winning great Joe Theisman joined the festivities, even throwing in a Heisman trophy pose as he was introduced at the start of the ceremonies. A few hundred gathered for an opening ceremonies, or sorts.
Next to Theisman on a stage set up right alongside the fields the Redskins will practice on in July was Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones and Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell.
"I was floored," said McDonnell when describing his initial reaction as he drove up to the new facility. Mayor Jones hopes his city's public is just as floored, as the facility is expected to bring over 100,000 visitors to the state capital for training camp and generate over $8 million worth of revenue.
"Of course, the best part's going to be three weeks from now when the team is here," said McDonnell.
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