Redskins Will Play on Thursday and Monday This NFL Season
The Redskins will open the 2014 season on the road at Houston and then finish the season with three straight NFC East Division games.REGULAR SEASON:DATEOPPONENT (NETWORK)TIME (ET)Sunday, Sept. 7at Houston Texans (FOX)1 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 14vs. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (CBS)1 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 21at Philadelphia Eagles (FOX)1 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 25vs. NEW YORK GIANTS (CBS) #8:25 p.m.Monday, Oct. 6vs. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (ESPN) #8:30 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 12at Arizona Cardinals (FOX)4:25 p.m.*Sunday, Oct. 19vs. TENNESSEE TITANS (CBS)1 p.m.*Monday, Oct. 27at Dallas Cowboys (ESPN) #8:30 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 2at Minnesota Vikings (FOX)1 p.m.*Sunday, Nov. 9BYESunday, Nov. 16vs. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (FOX)1 p.m.*Sunday, Nov. 23at San Francisco 49ers (FOX) !4:25 p.m.*Sunday, Nov. 30at Indianapolis Colts (FOX)1 p.m.*Sunday, Dec. 7vs. ST. LOUIS RAMS (FOX)1 p.m.*Sunday, Dec. 14at New York Giants (FOX)1 p.m.*Saturday, Dec. 20vs. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (TBD) ^TBD^Sunday, Dec. 28vs. DALLAS COWBOYS (FOX)1 p.m.*----- To see the entire schedule CLICK HERE -----In addition to the schedule being released, the AP reports Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will drive the pace car before Saturday night's NASCAR race at Richmond. Richmond International Raceway made the announcement Wednesday, and says it happened with some help from Twitter. The track says NASCAR driver and devout Redskins fan Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the ball rolling in late March when he tweeted to Griffin about being Grand Marshal for the race. Track President Dennis Bickmeier chimed in on Twitter, telling Griffin he'd love to have him drive the pace car instead. The following Monday, RIR officials reached out to the Redskins, and plans were finalized. Griffin is scheduled to lead the field around for three parade laps on the 0.75-mile oval, and then to the start of the 400-lap race.