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Redskins vs. Eagles Monday night start time changed to 6:55

After a preseason dry run against the Steelers on TV on Monday night, the Redskins start the regular season with a prime time Monday night game.

The Washington Redskins announced that the start time to Monday night’s season opener has been changed to 6:55 p.m.

Parking lots will open at 3 p.m. and gates open at 5 p.m.

The game will still be televised on ESPN.

The team in their press release also reminded fans of the NFL’s new clear bag policy.

Have a Redskins question? E-mail Mike Jones at with the subject line “Mailbag question” for him to answer it in The Mailbag.

What’s ahead:

● The Redskins practice Wednesday and Thursday at 1 p.m.

● The NFL season kicks off in two days, with Baltimore in Denver on Thursday night.

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Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind – which is rare – he can be found screaming and cheering at one of his kids’ softball, baseball, soccer or basketball games.



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