Local firefighters hold a giant American flag for the national anthem before the start of the Washington Redskins against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC wild card game at FedEx Field, Landover, Md., Sunday, January 6, 2013. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

Photo by: CRAIG BISACRE

Local firefighters hold a giant American flag for the national anthem before the start of the Washington Redskins against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC wild card game at FedEx Field, Landover, Md., Sunday, January 6, 2013. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)