Continung the fun from last year, we'll be live commenting from this thread for tonight's action just before game-time. OverlordMarshall, I sincerely hope you can make this chat thread (no censorship)...it will make for a good time.
Game Time: 7:30PM EST
TV: NBC-4/Comcast HD (Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann, Kelli Johnson, and Lindsay Czarniak)
Radio: ESPN Radio WTEM 980 AM (full radio list) - Larry Michael, Sonny Jurgensen, Sam Huff, and Doc Walker (sidelines)
This is the perfect game for the Redskins to have a pre-season game against. They'll face a tier-1 defense for a few series, and the Skins defense will get to see multiple types of QBs: Flacco (strong QB with size) and Troy Smith (small QB with lots of quickness and mobility). Flacco has struggled in camp thus far with accuracy, and he won't be getting much help since the WRs he is throwing to are mostly inexperienced: Demetrius Williams, Marcus Smith, Kelley Washington, Yamon Figurs, Eron Riley, Thomas White, Biren Ealy, Justin Harper, and Ernie Wheelwright.
I predict a sloppy game for the Ravens offense with some ferocious hits from the Skins defense, specifically Kareem Moore. Jeremy Jarmon I also expect will stand out with a sack or two. As for the Redskins offensive line, I expect to laugh a few times tonight. They're still a work in progress and now they will be facing players they haven't seen before. Add in the crowd noise and that puts the false starts over/under at 3.5.
A win tonight is zero injuries.