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Who Has The Edge? Breaking Down Redskins, Ravens Matchups
Redskins Pass Offense vs. Ravens Pass Defense: Robert Griffin III has completed 73 percent of his passes during Washington’s three-game win streak. Paul Kruger has a team-high 6.5 sacks. Edge: Even
Redskins Run Offense vs. Ravens Run Defense: At 1,106 yards, Alfred Morris became the seventh player to surpass 1,000 rushing yards this season and set the Redskins’ rookie record for rushing yards. The Ravens rank 23rd against the run. Edge: Redskins
Ravens Pass Offense vs. Redskins Pass Defense: Anquan Boldin and Torrey Smith, with 750 and 732 receiving yards, respectively, are sure-handed receivers who can stretch the field. Joe Flacco has thrown just eight interceptions. Edge: Ravens
Ravens Run Offense vs. Redskins Run Defense: The Ravens are 13-2 all-time when Ray Rice has over 100 rushing yards and 36-5 when he carries the ball more than 15 times. Only two backs have run for more than 100 yards in a game against Washington. Edge: Redskins