Washington and Philadelphia fans have had to wait longer than anybody to get this regular season rolling, but the time is here: The Redskins take on the Eagles tonight at FedEx Field.
Here’s hoping the oddsmakers have things right: Scoresandodds.com has the Redskins as 4.5-point favorites.
Nobody knows, of course, what will happen on the field. But we all know what will happen to roads in the area: They’ll be jammed.
The Washington Post has a story about INRIX, a company that analyzed traffic from past Monday night games and came up with this: If you’re commute is usually 45 minutes on game night between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., you’re going to be looking at double that time.
Want to avoid that? Take the Blue Line to the Morgan Boulevard Metro Station.
And if you want to avoid that, too — or you just can’t get tickets — here are some places in and around Annandale to watch the game with fellow football fanatics.A few of bars and restaurants with big screens in Annandale and within reasonable driving distance include: