For the first time since their disastrous playoff loss in January, the Redskins return to FedEx Field tonight for their first pre-season home game.
Kick-off is at 8 p.m. as the Redskins face the Pittsburgh Steelers. The first team is expected to play most of the first half, with the offense lead by back-up quarterback Kirk Cousins.
He's starting because Robert Griffin III is being held out of pre-season games as he rehabs from reconstructive knee surgery stemming from a gruesome injury he suffered during the last game at FedEx Field — a 24-14 loss to Seattle in the Wild Card playoff round last season.
For fans attending tonight, this will be the first game under new rules the NFL introduced in the off-season, limiting bags allowed in the stadium. Those bags must be clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC, and be no bigger than 12 by 12 inches.