Who's Ready For Some Football!?! Let's hope the Washington Redskins will be ready with their new quarterback Alex Smith. It all begins in New England for Washington this year preseason football starts Thursday August 9th at 7:30. An 8 o'clock start at home for Washington on August 16th with the New York Jets. It begins for real Sunday September 9th in Arizona this year. With an early bye week this season on September 30th. The first home game for Washington in the regular season is Sunday September 16th with Indianapolis. The first divisional game is Sunday October 21st at home against Dallas. Dallas will also be another Thanksgiving day game for Washington with a 4:25 kickoff in Dallas. This year there are only two night games one against New Orleans on Monday October 8th. Then against Philadelphia Monday December 3rd at 8:15. Washington will end the regular season in Philadelphia Sunday December 30th at 1 and here's to the team moving into postseason play this year. Click here for the entire preseason and regular season schedule. I Am So Ready For Some Football!