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Baltimore Sun staff picks: Ravens at Redskins

Redskins 27, Ravens 21

The Redskins are on a roll with three straight wins, aiming for the

NFC East

crown. Plus they're at home. Plus

Robert Griffin III

is having a rookie season for the ages. Plus the Ravens are banged up and their offense is sputtering.

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Redskins 19, Ravens 17

The Redskins have been disastrous at home under coach

Mike Shanahan

. But they are flying high after their third straight win, and if the Ravens couldn't beat a 37-year-old quarterback last Sunday, how can they beat a 22-year-old who is one of the favorites for

NFL

Rookie of the Year?

Redskins 17, Ravens 14

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The Ravens don't have anyone who can control RGIII on the perimeter, or a spy who can handle him all over the field.

Ravens 23, Redskins 20

It's always darkest before the dawn. The Ravens won't stop RGIII, but they will find a way to contain him just enough to hold on for a victory they now badly need.

Matt Vensel

Ravens 23, Redskins 22

It might not be pretty, but the Ravens will bounce back after a loss to

Charlie Batch

and the

Steelers

by limiting the damage done by RGIII.

Aaron Wilson

Ravens 27, Redskins 23

Ravens rebound despite being pushed to the brink by electrifying rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III as

Ed Reed

baits him into a costly miscue, and

Cam Cameron

recalls that

Ray Rice

is on the roster.

Ravens 23, Redskins 21

I have no idea how the Ravens are going to slow down RGIII, but this is the type of game that over the years, they've risen up and found a way to win. I think they'll do it again, barely.

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