The Washington Commanders are a professional American football team based in the Washington metropolitan area. They play in the National Football League (NFL) as a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) East division. The team was established on July 9, 1932, and has won five league championships, five conference championships, and 15 division championships. The Commanders play their home games at FedExField in Landover, Maryland, and their headquarters and training facility are in Ashburn, Virginia. The team's current owner is Josh Harris, and the president is Jason Wright. Martin Mayhew is the general manager, and Ron Rivera is the head coach. The team's new name, the Washington Commanders, was revealed on February 2, 2022, after the team dropped its former name of 87 years, the "Washington Redskins," which was viewed as a slur and a disparaging stereotype by many Indigenous people.