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3 Washington Commanders Games the NFL Should Be in Primetime

On Wednesday at 8 PM ET, the NFL will release the schedule for all 32 teams, including the Washington Commanders. After giving the entire roster a facelift, the Commanders will be among the most intriguing NFL teams to watch for the 2024 season.

Seeing which teams get which primetime slots will be intriguing during the schedule release. There are plenty of reasons why different teams get a primetime slot, and one of the reasons for the Commanders is rookie quarterback Jayden Daniels.

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Each of the 32 teams knows who their opponents will be during the upcoming NFL season, but it’s a matter of schedule order and what times the games are played.

So which Commanders games should be primetime games with the team’s potential renewed interest in the league?

With the Commanders heading to Dallas, the NFC East rivalry will make for some entertaining football. If Daniels can help turn this Commanders team around, the division could become even more competitive.

This is also a return match for Commanders head coach Dan Quinn. The former Cowboys defensive coordinator has a chance to return to his old stomping grounds and win a division rivalry game along the way.

Here too, the teams know their opponents and know where the matches will take place. The Chicago Bears make the trip to Washington DC to take on the Commanders. No. 2 overall pick Jayden Daniels will host No. 1 overall pick Caleb Williams. The two rookie quarterbacks going head-to-head as both teams undergo rebuilds will give fans a star-powered matchup.

Inter-division rivalry always makes for good fights. The Philadelphia Eagles, who made a Super Bowl appearance during Jalen Hurts’ tenure at center, are a great test for a Commanders team trying to find their way onto the scene with Daniels leading the way.

If the Commanders can pull off a divisional upset against the Eagles, their arrival will gain more prominence in football, and it would make for an incredible matchup as Daniels fields a very, very solid defense.

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