What a Win on Sunday Means for the Washington Redskins

December 8, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Washington Redskins propelled themselves into playoff talks this week with a close victory over the New York Giants. As the final seconds ticked off the Jumbotron that read 17-16, the Redskins moved up to 6-6, just one game behind the Giants. With four games left, the revitalized Redskins control their destiny down the home stretch. 
Of the four remaining games, two are against divisional opponents (Eagles and Cowboys) and will go a long way in determining any playoff hopes. However, the first test will come tomorrow against the 9-3 Baltimore Ravens. 
Baltimore is coming off an embarrassing loss the Roethlisberger-less (say that five times fast) Steelers and appears to have stalled out late in the season. Without Ray Lewis, and a questionable Terrell Suggs, the Ravens defense has struggled to keep points off the board. 
The biggest problem for the Ravens this weekend will come in their run defense. Baltimore ranks as a bottom-ten run defense, allowing ...

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