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Eagles vs. Washington Week 1 watching guide

Everything you need to know about Philadelphia’s home opener.

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The Philadelphia Eagles are set to kick off their 2019 NFL regular season schedule on Sunday afternoon with an NFC East rivalry game against the Washington Redskins. Football is finally back!

It comes as no surprise that the Eagles are HEAVY Week 1 favorites; they have one of the most talented rosters in the league. Not to mention a potential MVP candidate starting at quarterback for them in Carson Wentz.

Washington, meanwhile, arguably has the worst starting quarterback in the league in Case Keenum. His supporting cast has only been weakened, too, with the absences of starting left tackle Trent Williams (still holding out) and tight end Jordan Reed (concussion).

On paper, at least, it looks like the Eagles should comfortably beat Washington. But we all know things don’t always go as expected in the NFL. The Eagles need to avoid buying in to the hype they’re getting and prove themselves on the field. It’s time for this team to prove they’re for real.

Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the game.

TV Schedule

Date: Sunday, September 8, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM Eastern

Channel: FOX

Announcers: Kevin Burkhardt, Charles Davis, Pam Oliver

Referee: Ron Torbert (Eagles 3-0 in three games)

Location: Lincoln Financial Field | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

NFL Network replay: TBA

Radio: SportsRadio 94WIP | SIRIUS: 211 (Was), 113 (Phi) | XM: 389 (Was), 231 (Phi)

Online Streaming



Per Bovada, the Eagles are heavy home favorites.

Philadelphia Eagles -10.5 (-125)

Washington +10.5 (-105)

Over/under: 44.5

(My pick: Eagles -10.5)

History Lesson

The Eagles are 78-85-6 in 169 all-time regular season games against Washington. The Eagles are 4-0 in their last four games against Washington, including a 24-0 shutout victory in Week 17 last year.

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Eagles 2019 Regular Season Schedule

Week 1 - vs. Washington Redskins (Sept. 8, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)

Week 2 - at Atlanta Falcons (Sept. 15, 8:20 PM ET, NBC) Sunday Night Football

Week 3 - vs. Detroit Lions (Sept. 22, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)

Week 4 - at Green Bay Packers (Sept. 26, 8:20 PM ET, FOX/NFLN) Thursday Night Football

Week 5 - vs. New York Jets (Oct. 6, 1:00 PM ET, CBS)

Week 6 - at Minnesota Vikings (Oct. 13, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)

Week 7 - at Dallas Cowboys (Oct. 20, 8:20 PM ET, NBC) Sunday Night Football

Week 8 - at Buffalo Bills (Oct. 27, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)

Week 9 - vs. Chicago Bears (Nov. 3, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)

Week 10 - BYE (Nov. 10)

Week 11 - vs. New England Patriots (Nov. 17, 4:25 PM ET, CBS)

Week 12 - vs. Seattle Seahawks (Nov. 24, 8:20 PM ET, NBC) Sunday Night Football

Week 13 - at Miami Dolphins (Dec. 1, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)

Week 14 - vs. New York Giants (Dec. 9, 8:15 PM ET, ESPN) Monday Night Football

Week 15 - at Washington Redskins (Dec. 15, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)

Week 16 - vs. Dallas Cowboys (Dec. 22, 4:25 PM ET, FOX)

Week 17 - at New York Giants (Dec. 29, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)

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