News that will make my two teenage boys excited !
The Washington Redskins confirmed Wednesday that the team is looking at Richmond as a possible site for its summer preseason training camp.
The three-week camp would involve more than 150 people, including about 90 players and prospects, as well as coaches, trainers and other support staff, said Eric J. Finkbeiner, a Richmond lawyer acting as local consultant to the Redskins.
A National Football League summer training camp generally has an economic impact of more than $5 million on the surrounding community, said Finkbeiner, former policy director for Gov. Bob McDonnell and currently a lawyer at McGuireWoods and its consulting arm.
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