The Washington Redskins have won three straight games and are actually favored by odds-makers over the Baltimore Ravens game. However, the Ravens have not lost back-to-back games in three years, since weeks 5 and 6 of the 2009 season.
The Ravens have the fifth-best record in the NFL over the last four games of a season since 2007 (14-6). In addition, according to the sports wagering information site, Pregame.com, while the Ravens have been out-gained in total yardage in 7 of their last 8 games, they've won 6 of them. Plus, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan is 4-21 against the spread as a home favorite in his last 25 games.
Post your thoughts and comments in this LIVE 'Open Thread' and cheer the visiting team onto victory to please help us shut down the bravado and trash-talking behaviors in this "Battle of the Beltway."
Watch for another 'Open Thread' for the 2nd half and then return for a game recap immediately after the game goes final and as the voice of the Ravens, Gerry Sandusky, will yell, "The hay is in the barn!"