In the few hours before a home game, the Redskins locker room at FedExField yields to a purposeful quiet. The half dozen members of the clubhouse crew lay out pads, cleats, and uniforms but also tend to such arcane tasks as tuning the quarterback’s helmet radio and posting a countdown of pre-kickoff stretches and drills. Above, equipment intern Dylan Clemente polishes players’ headgear, making sure the team will go out under the lights with a winning sparkle.
Here’s what it’s like in the Redskins locker room as clubhouse crew prepare for a home game:
This article appears in our November 2015 issue of Washingtonian.