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Redskins Fans Line Up Insanely Early for First Day of Training Camp




    I'm not sure if you've heard, but the Redskins -- or Washington's local football team, if you prefer -- open training camp Thursday. The first day begins with a walkthrough at 10 a.m. followed by practice at 3:20 p.m.

    (You can find the entire schedule here.)

    Fans in Richmond were allowed in at 9 a.m. this morning, but some zealous fans -- okay, really overzealous fans -- lined up much, much earlier. Like at 1:30 in the morning.

    The first fan in line was grandmother Diane Portee, who slept for only two hours to arrive at the training facility at such an ungodly hour.

    Here was a segment of the line around 6 a.m. this morning...

    ...And right before doors opened at 9 a.m.

    And again.

    Here's a dog.

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