Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/25/14
With another playoff appearance on the horizon, the Baltimore Ravens went into Landover, MD to face the Washington Redskins in the Battle of the Beltway. Coming off their first four-game win streak since 2008, the Redskins were becoming a force in the NFC east.  Two rookies, Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris, had led the Redskins to a respectable 6-6, even with a tattered defense.The Baltimore Ravens were right where they wanted to be coming into this game.  At 9-3, the Ravens were perched atop the AFC North and fighting for a first-round bye in the playoffs, however, they would be without their two leaders on defense this Sunday.  Terrell Suggs was inactive for this game due to a torn biceps, and Ray Lewis was still recovering from his triceps injury.  The Baltimore defense has given up more rush yards per game during the 2012 campaign than any other year in the history of the franchise.  This was not the same defense Ravens’ fans were used to seeing. The first half of this game...
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