Friendly Redskins bet revolves around flags (VIDEO)

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III laughs after pretending to be a reporter and asking a question of Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan during a news conference following NFL football practice at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. The Redskins worked out before Sunday\'s wild card game against the Seattle Seahawks. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

WASHINGTON – The mayors of D.C. and Seattle have a friendly bet going over Sunday’s Redskins-Seahawks game.

“We’re ready. We’re loaded for bear,” D.C. Mayor Vince Gray tells Channel 5.

Gray is counting on the Redskins winning. D.C.’s flag will fly at Seattle’s city hall, if the team wins.

Gray sees a win as a way to promote the District’s “taxation without representation” status in Congress.

If the Redskins lose, Seattle’s flag will fly at the Wilson Building.

“It’s going to be awful nice to see that Seattle flag flying in D.C.,” Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says in the same interview.

Check out the interview with the two mayors:

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