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Battle Of The Beltway Is Ours Two-Fold

Battle Of The Beltway Is Ours Two-Fold

redskins.com Updated Dec 9, 2012
Congratulations, Redskins fans. You sat through that exciting game today vs. the Baltimore Ravens and, though your fingernails are assuredly much shorter than they were at halftime, your team pulled out the overtime victory. But that wasn’t the only win
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  • As playoff race heats up, Giants stay ahead of Redskins, Cowboy…

    As playoff race heats up, Giants stay ahead of Redskins, Cowboys

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    Everyone in the NFC East won on Sunday, which means the race for the division race didn’t change. And that’s good news for the Giants. On the strength of their win over the Saints, the Giants improved to 8-5 and stayed a game ahead of the Redskins and
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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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  • Redskins React To Win On Twitter

    Redskins React To Win On Twitter

    (AP photo) In case you haven’t heard by now, the Washington Redskins today extended their winning streak to four games with a 31-28, overtime victory over the Baltimore Ravens at FedExField. The Redskins (7-6) made a furious comeback with little time re
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  • photos from the sidelines: week 14

    photos from the sidelines: week 14

    homermcfanboy.com Dec 9, 2012
    At some point, we’re all going to have to stop and admit that there just might be something special about the 2012 Washington Redskins. Of course, that didn’t appear to be the case as this team limped into the bye week with a 3-6 record thanks in larg
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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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  • Redskins: RG3 doesn't have major knee injury

    Redskins: RG3 doesn't have major knee injury

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Washington Redskins say Robert Griffin III doesn't have a major knee injury.
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  • Griffin’s MRI shows no major injury, but he has a sprained knee

    Griffin’s MRI shows no major injury, but he has a sprained knee

    The Redskins have to be relieved that the MRI on Robert Griffin III showed no major damage in his right knee. That's the good news, which was announced by the team on Sunday evening. That doesn't mean Griffin is totally healthy though. The team announce…
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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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  • Kirk Cousins makes big plays when needed in Redskins’ thrilling…

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

    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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  • RGIII's knee injury: This is the moment that made hundreds of t…

    RGIII's knee injury: This is the moment that made hundreds of thousand…

    This is the moment that made hundreds of thousands of Redskins fans vomit simultaneously. Or faint, maybe. "Trying to make a play," Robert Griffin III said after the game. "Got outside, turned it inside, and as soon as I turned it inside …
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  • #BALvsWAS: Fourth Quarter Conclusions

    #BALvsWAS: Fourth Quarter Conclusions

    redskins.com Dec 9, 2012
    (AP photo) With Washington Redskins’ star rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III hobbled on the sidelines in the fourth quarter today against the Baltimore Ravens , the team had to turn to another rookie, Kirk Cousins, with his team down eight points to
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  • #BALvsWAS: Third Quarter Thoughts

    #BALvsWAS: Third Quarter Thoughts

    redskins.com Dec 9, 2012
    (AP photo) After struggling the first two quarters, the Washington Redskins’ defense came alive in the third quarter of today’s game against the Baltimore Ravens. The Redskins got two field goals off of a Rob Jackson forced fumble and recovery and a L
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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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  • #BALvsWAS: Halftime Summations

    #BALvsWAS: Halftime Summations

    redskins.com Dec 9, 2012
    (AP photo) The first quarter today was a marathon for both the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens. The second quarter, meanwhile, continued that way for the Ravens, while the Redskins - marred by several penalties - couldn’t keep up. At ha
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  • #BALvsWAS: First Quarter Recollections

    #BALvsWAS: First Quarter Recollections

    redskins.com Dec 9, 2012
    (AP photo) The Battle of the Beltway is underway. And after one quarter here at FedExField, the Washington Redskins (6-6) lead the Baltimore Ravens (9-3), 14-7. The opening coin toss was won by the Ravens, who deferred to the second half and giving the …
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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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  • How you feeling? Redskins-Ravens

    How you feeling? Redskins-Ravens

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    As the Washington Redskins prepare to host the Baltimore Ravens at 1 p.m. ET in a game critical to their newfound playoff hopes, here's one reason for Redskins fans to feel good about their team's chances and one reason for concern. Feeling good: The ga…
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  • Fletcher, Hall, Williams good to go for Redskins

    Fletcher, Hall, Williams good to go for Redskins

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    Redskins linebacker London Fletcher’s streak will live another week. Fletcher, who was listed as questionable with an ankle injury, will play today and extend his streak of consecutive games played to 237. That’s the word from Redskins coach Mike Shan
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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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  • Blake Griffin Destroys Phoenix; O.J. Mayo Wins A Scoring Showdo…

    Blake Griffin Destroys Phoenix; O.J. Mayo Wins A Scoring Showdown With James Harden

    dimemag.com Dec 9, 2012
    With talent comes the luxury of not always needing to play hard. For the Clippers, this is a gift and a curse. The only thing they’ve really been consistent with this year is being inconsistent, and despite a recent four-game winning streak, their recor
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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 - 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 - Redskins postgame press conference 03:42

    Redskins postgame press conference

    Dec 9
    Redskins react following game with 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.

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