Found December 06, 2012 on Football Nation:
The Beltway Battle will once again be fought this Sunday in Landover as the Baltimore Ravens take on the Washington Redskins for the third time since 2001. Though Baltimore has won the last two matchups against the Redskins, circumstances are much different for both teams this time around.  While the Ravens have been persevering through a rough season fraught with injuries, they suffered a big setback last week in Baltimore.  Their loss to the Steelers opened the door for New England to take the number two seed in the AFC, and their last four games pit them against the Redskins, the Broncos, the Giants, and the Bengals.  Barring a miraculous Patriots losing streak, a couple of playoff road games look inevitable for the Ravens.On the flipside, the Redskins are riding high on a three-game winning streak.  The Cowboys, the Eagles, and the Giants all lay smoldering in their wake, thanks mostly to the godlike ability of RG3.  (Seriously, what can’t he do?  Even his haters love him.) The ...
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