Washington followers doused as water pours from ceiling onto seats at stadium
Washington Soccer Crew followers at FedExField to observe the Week1 opener in opposition to the Los Angeles Chargers needed to take care of an obvious pipe burst throughout the recreation.
Video from social media confirmed the ceiling leaking an incredible quantity of water within the seats. The followers within the space scattered from their seats. One particular person on the video believed it was a “sewage” pipe that burst open. It wasn’t instantly clear if that was the case.
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The Chargers had a 13-9 lead over Washington at halftime.
WASHINGTON’S RYAN FITZPATRICK LEAVES GAME AFTER TAKING HUGE HIT FROM CHARGERS DEFENDER
Washington followers noticed quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick depart the sport with a hip damage suffered after getting popped by a Chargers pass-rusher. Taylor Heinicke subbed in for him.
The journeyman quarterback spent the 2019 and 2020 seasons with the Miami Dolphins. Final yr, he managed to play in 9 video games however was ultimately changed as a starter for Tua Tagovailoa – who’s considered the long run at quarterback for the Dolphins.
He completed with 2,091 passing yards, 13 touchdowns and a 4-Three file as a starter.
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Washington was trying to begin the season off on the proper foot. The workforce gained the primary recreation of the 2020 season and went on to win the NFC East.