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Commanders season opener vs. Cardinals officially sold out

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The Washington Commanders are ushering in a new era for the franchise, and tens of thousands of fans will be at FedExField to witness it.

The Commanders' 2023 season opener, which will be against the Arizona Cardinals on Sept. 10, has officially sold out. Fans fortunate enough to have tickets will get a firsthand look as Ron Rivera, Sam Howell, Jonathan Allen and the rest of the Commanders squad takes the field looking to start the year with a Week 1 win for the third time in four seasons.

Standing room only ticket are still available and can be found HERE.

Season Tickets are the best way for fans to help the team create home field advantage and enjoy all the excitement for every game at FedExField this season. Fans interested in purchasing season tickets, group tickets or single game tickets can learn more at For those interested in a premium experience with the most benefits, a limited number of suites are available. Single game tickets for the 2023 season are on sale now and can be purchased at or through the SeatGeek app.

The Commanders will be hosting a 2023 season kickoff party at Franklin Park on Friday, Sept. 8 from 5-8 p.m. Join fellow Commanders fans as the team gears up to start a very special season! You can register for the free event, HERE.

The Commanders recently announced a $40 million investment in FedExField, funding significant upgrades to the stadium infrastructure and the overall fan experience. These upgrades include three new themed suites, new ticket scanning pedestals, point of sale upgrades, and updated Commanders branded imagery around the stadium, as well as maintenance repairs to the bowl and paint around the stadium.

The redesigned fan experience starts on the way into FedExField. Fans will immediately see updated, team-branded signage across the stadium exterior and around the concourse. Fans are encouraged to arrive three hours before kickoff and head into SeatGeek Legends Plaza, where they can enjoy live music, tailgate games, interact with team partner activations and Washington Legends and watch the Command Center: Gameday Live show. They also can get an early look at team warm-ups in the Bud Light End Zone. SeatGeek Legends Plaza gates open at 10 a.m., one hour before regular gates, with a variety of beverages, including domestic beers starting at $6.75 available until kickoff, and rotating local food trucks operating throughout the game. At the home opener, fans can look forward to a live pregame concert by DJ Kool, known for his hit single "Let Me Clear My Throat."

You can get a full breakdown of the upgrades at FedExField, HERE.

Here are some quick facts about the Commanders' 2023 Week 1 opponent.

  • Washington leads the all-time regular season series, 77-47-2.
  • The first time the two teams faced each other came on Oct. 16, 1932, when Washington was the Boston Braves and the Arizona franchise was located in Chicago.
  • Washington dominated the series with Arizona in the 1980s. The team amassed 18 victories against Arizona in that span with only three losses.
  • Washington will host Arizona at FedExField for the first time since 2017, when Washington claimed a 20-15 victory thanks to two touchdowns from Kirk Cousins and two field goals from Dustin Hopkins.
  • Washington's largest margin of victory against Arizona came in 1992, when Washington claimed a 41-3 win with touchdowns from Gary Clark, Ricky Sanders and Art Monk.

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