Barry Svrluga, The Washington Post Published 6:01 am CDT, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 The empty seats - rows and blocks and chunks and sections of them, striking even on a telecast that focused on the field - aren't some sort of sudden development at FedEx Field. This is two decades of erosion of a once-proud franchise. Once-proud. It's almost a mandatory modifier now, bludgeoned into us because it describes the then and the now. Trite, for sure, but let's roll it out again, because clinging to the pride generated by those Super Bowl trophies from a generation ago feels better than dealing with the present. The once-proud Washington Redskins lost to the Indianapolis Colts in their home opener Sunday at FedEx Field. This time, though, the no-shows weren't just the players and coaches. The no-shows are now the fans. And we know now, for sure, that the seats were empty not because ticket holders - paying customers - decided it was too difficult to get to the game, or that … [Read more...] about The erosion of the Redskins’ fan base didn’t just happen. Stopping it won’t, either.
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Jason Vargas produces forgettable outing in season debut, allowing nine runs in 12-2 loss Jason Vargas allowed nine runs in his season debut as the Mets lost to the Padres, 12-2. Vargas lasted only 3.2 innings. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Matt Ehalt, Staff Writer, @MattEhalt Published 11:35 p.m. ET April 28, 2018 | Updated 12:07 a.m. ET April 29, 2018 CLOSE Jason Vargas discusses his poor season debut Matt Ehalt, Staff Writer, @MattEhalt CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE SAN DIEGO -- … [Read more...] about Jason Vargas produces forgettable outing in season debut, allowing nine runs in 12-2 loss