Mark your calendars: The Washington Redskins will open the 2017 season at home against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, Sept. 10.
The team’s schedule, released Thursday after suspense that only the NFL can whip up for a calendar, features five nationally televised games and reveals that the Redskins will have their bye week fairly early â?? in Week 5.
In Week 12, the Redskins will host a game on Thanksgiving Day for the first time in team history. Washington will host the New York Giants at FedEx Field on Thursday Night Football and fight to gain in the divisional standings and for the postgame victory turkey.
The Redskins will also be on national television in Week 3 when they host the Oakland Raiders for Sunday Night Football, Week 4 when they play at Kansas City on Monday Night Football, Week 7 at Philadelphia on Monday Night Football and Week 13 at Dallas on Thursday Night Football….
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