Redskins are moving training camp to Richmond

Washington Redskins defensive line coach Jacob Burney, left, watches practice at the team\'s NFL football training camp at Redskins Park, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez).

Megan Cloherty, wtop.com

WASHINGTON – The Redskins are moving their training camp to Richmond, Va., in 2013.

The deal, announced by Gov. Bob McDonnell, includes the Redskins’ plan for a $30 million dollar expansion of the team’s facility in Ashburn, Va.

The governor’s office says the expansion of the training facility is estimated to support 393 jobs during construction and generate $52.8 million.

“It will mean more jobs in our state, and more revenue for state and local coffers. More than anything, it means Virginia will remain


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