Not only will you be able to cheer on the Redskins when they take on the Browns in their preseason opener Thursday. You'll have a chance to win some money, too.
During Thursday's game and Washington's other three preseason games, fans can watch an alternative broadcast on NBC Sports Washington Plus called "Predict the Game," a free-to-play contest that will offer $1,000 cash prizes per quarter and marking one of the NFL's first steps toward legalized gambling.
These telecasts will have the same video and audio as the traditional telecasts which will run on WRC and NBC Sports Washington but will feature graphics and interactivity, including an on-screen contest leaderboard.
"We learned that instant gratification for viewers is important ... people want to know where they stand," Phillips added. "We’re learning a lot. We’re establishing ourselves as a leader in this space."