The Washington Commanders, in the first season under their new moniker, will open the 2022 NFL season at home against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. and play only two games in primetime.
The Commanders announced the franchise will open the season at home for the third consecutive season — the first time since its 2015-17 seasons. This will be the 37th time Washington has opened the season on its home field. The franchise is 18-18 in the previous 36 Week 1 home matchups.
Both of Washington’s primetime games are on the road: Week 6 on a Thursday night in Chicago, and Carson Wentz makes his return to Philadelphia on Monday Night Football in Week 10.
The Commanders have an unusually late bye week: Week 14 between games against the New York Giants.
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