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Ravens can win division by beating Broncos

Ravens can win division by beating Broncos

ESPN.com baltimoresun.com Updated Dec 9, 2012
The Baltimore Ravens have failed to clinch a playoff spot the past two weeks. Will the third attempt be be the charm? Still in control of the division, the Ravens (9-4) can clinch their second straight AFC North title by beating the Denver Broncos (10-3…
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  • Robert Griffin, Jay Cutler headline Week 14”²s injury roundup

    Robert Griffin, Jay Cutler headline Week 14”²s injury roundup

    yahoo.com Dec 9, 2012
    We begin our injury roundup with Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin, who suffered a right knee injury during the game-tying drive in the fourth quarter of a 31-28 overtime win over the Baltimore Ravens. The first-round pick out of Baylor und…
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  • Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays…

    Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff track

    CNNSI.com Dec 9, 2012
    The story just got better this season in Washington after its 31-28 overtime win over Baltimore. Even Robert Griffin III's sprained knee can't dampen the mojo, says Don Banks.
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  • Ravens' punting unit breaks down at worst possible time

    Ravens' punting unit breaks down at worst possible time

    Redskins' Crawford returns punt by Koch 64 yards in overtime, setting up game-winning field goalIt was the anatomy of failure for the Ravens' punt team, a costly breakdown at the most inopportune time.
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  • Browns can party like it's 2007

    Browns can party like it's 2007

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    For one day at least, the Browns can feel like they're on top of the AFC North. That's because the Browns were the only winning team in the division on Sunday. The Ravens lost in overtime at Washington. The Bengals lost in the final seconds to Dallas. A…
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  • 'Skins Lose RGIII, Beat Ravens

    'Skins Lose RGIII, Beat Ravens

    With Robert Griffin III leaving late, it was left to Washington's other rookie QB to fuel a victory, says Chris Burke. Kirk Cousins lifted the 'Skins to a 31-28 OT win over the Ravens.
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  • MRI shows no serious damage to Griffin’s knee

    MRI shows no serious damage to Griffin’s knee

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    Well, that was fast. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III already has had an MRI on a right knee that he injured during Sunday’s win over the Ravens.  Per multiple reports, a Redskins spokesman has said that the MRI showed no significant damage, and
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  • Dear Doctor Z, can watching a Ravens telecast make me ill?

    Dear Doctor Z, can watching a Ravens telecast make me ill?

    baltimoresun.com Dec 9, 2012
    Yes, but this time, it might not be all the fault of CBSBaltimore Ravens fans can’t help but feel frustrated, angry and maybe even sick about what they saw on their TV screens Sunday during a 31-28 loss to the Washington Redskins. But let’s be fair, y
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  • CBS Sports finds moments to present telling images for fans

    CBS Sports finds moments to present telling images for fans

    baltimoresun.com Dec 9, 2012
    Baltimore Ravens fans can’t help but feel frustrated, angry and maybe even sick about what they saw on their TV screens Sunday during a 31-28 loss to the Washington Redskins. But let’s be fair, you can’t blame most of that on lousy coverage by CBS S
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  • Kirk Cousins makes big plays when needed in Redskins’ thrilling…

    Kirk Cousins makes big plays when needed in Redskins’ thrilling overtime victory

    yahoo.com Dec 9, 2012
    Washington Redskins fans, you might have your answer to the Armageddon Question: What happens if Robert Griffin III gets injured when the team is square in the middle of the playoff hunt? RG3 was hurt when tackled by Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Ha…
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  • The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 9, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the double-bird field goal salute, Rex Ryan digesting a delicious meal and Lee Smith being eaten by Bills fans. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Marshal Yanda sprains ankle, Jameel McClain's neck X-rays are n…

    Marshal Yanda sprains ankle, Jameel McClain's neck X-rays are negative

    baltimoresun.com Dec 9, 2012
    Injuries mounting for Ravens as they lose second consecutive gameIt was a painful loss for the Ravens even beyond the frustration of a 31-28 overtime setback against the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
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  • Cousins rallies Redskins following Griffin injury

    Cousins rallies Redskins following Griffin injury

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    With Robert Griffin III sidelined with a sprained right knee, the Redskins rallied behind backup Kirk Cousins to tie the game, then Kai Forbath kicked a 34-yard field goal in overtime for a 31-28 victory over the Ravens.
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  • Ravens sink RGIII, Redskins

    Ravens sink RGIII, Redskins

    CNNSI.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Redskins lost Robert Griffin III, but not Sunday's game. Washington won its fourth straight thanks to Kirk Cousins' game-tying drive to help fuel a 31-28 OT win over Baltimore.
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  • Rapid Reaction: Chargers 34, Steelers 24

    Rapid Reaction: Chargers 34, Steelers 24

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    PITTSBURGH -- Thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers' 34-24 loss to the San Diego Chargers at Heinz Field: What it means: The momentum from last week's win over the Ravens is gone. The return of Ben Roethlisberger inspired nothing. Pittsburgh (7-6) flopped…
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  • Another questionable call in Washington

    Another questionable call in Washington

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Ravens led the Redskins by seven, but the margin has been cut to four in the third quarter. With Baltimore driving near midfield, quarterback Joe Flacco lost the ball when he was hit while trying to throw a pass.  Washington recovered, and then drov…
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  • Kruger’s jersey is riding up, again

    Kruger’s jersey is riding up, again

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    After he was fined $5,000 for his jersey pulled up being too far on his back last Sunday against the Steelers, Ravens linebacker Paul Kruger said he’ll appeal because, in part, he’d never been warned. He can’t take that position this week. Kruger’
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  • RG3 loses helmet, drawing questionable penalty

    RG3 loses helmet, drawing questionable penalty

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    A potentially great game is unfolding in Maryland between the Redskins and the Ravens. The home team leads at FedEx Field, 14-7.  The latest score capped a drive that was fueled, sort of, by a questionable penalty on Ravens defensive lineman Haloti Ngat…
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  • Terrell Suggs, William Moore headline early game NFL inactive l…

    Terrell Suggs, William Moore headline early game NFL inactive lists

    According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Baltimore Ravens will not have outside linebacker Terrell Suggs when they face the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Suggs had been listed as "questionable" with a torn right biceps. On the other …
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  • Inactives for Bengals, Browns and Ravens

    Inactives for Bengals, Browns and Ravens

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    Here are the inactives for the Bengals (who play the Cowboys), the Browns (who face the Chiefs) and the Ravens (who play the Redskins): BENGALS: K Mike Nugent, CB Dre Kirkpatrick, RB Cedric Peerman, TE Richard Quinn, DE Devon Still, S George Iloka and D…
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  • Countdown Live: Ravens-Redskins

    Countdown Live: Ravens-Redskins

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as the Baltimore Ravens and Washington Redskins battle for playoff spots. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 1 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Ravens-Redskins
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  • Four Ravens predictions sure to go wrong: Week 14

    Four Ravens predictions sure to go wrong: Week 14

    baltimoresun.com Dec 9, 2012
    In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don’t hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Redskins Recap 01:41

    Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Redskins Recap

    Dec 9
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Redskins' 31-28 win over the Ravens in overtime.
  • Video - Ravens postgame press conference 03:05

    Ravens postgame press conference

    Dec 9
    Ravens react following game with Redskins
  • Video - RG3 Injured In Redskins' Win 00:35

    RG3 Injured In Redskins' Win

    Dec 9
    Robert Griffin III injured his right knee in the Redskins' overtime win over the Ravens.
  • Video - Ravens vs. Redskins highlights 06:04

    Ravens vs. Redskins highlights

    Dec 9
    The Washington Redskins defeated the Baltimore Ravens in a 31-28 overtime win. Redskins QB Robert Griffin III suffered a right knee sprain.

Sports Columnists

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    Dec 9
    LANDOVER, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.
  • Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff…

    Dec 9
    LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins became relevant again that moment in early March when they swung the blockbuster trade for the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 draft pick, making the Heisman-winning Robert Griffin III a dream come true in burgundy.
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    Dec 10
    J.A. Adande on the Lakers outlook after falling to 9-12