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Week 15: Game Preview: Washington Redskins (7-6) @ Cleveland Browns (5-8)

All the info needed for this week's matchup including TV and radio info, betting trends, and stats.

Trent Richardson
Trent Richardson
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Something's got to give. Redskins have a 4 game winning streak and the Browns have a 3 game winning streak. Although their three wins were against the Steelers with Charlie Batch, the Raiders, and the Chiefs. We likely won't find out about RGIII until 11:15am when the inactive lists are due to the NFL.

  • The Browns rushing defense ranks 18th (120.58 yards/game).
  • The Browns passing defense ranks 21st (242.7 yards/game)
  • Despite the losing record, the Browns have a +8 turnover ratio.
  • If RGIII plays, he'll be attempting his 5th game in a row with a 100+ QB rating.
  • Pierre Garcon aims for his 4th game in a row with TD & 85+ yards.
Kickoff 1:00 PM EST
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DirecTV: 706
Line Redskins Off, Off (was a pickem. Vegas waiting on RGIII)
Announcers: Ron Pitts, Mike Martz, Krista Voda
Radio ESPN 980 (regional station list)
SIRIUS: 92, XM: 233
Weather Report:

Cloudy, 60 degrees. Chance rain. Wind 10-15mph.

Injury Report:

Week 15 Injury Report

Former Skins on CLE - Ray Rhodes (defensive assistant)

Former Browns on WAS

- LB Coach Bob Slowik (1999 defensive coordinator)
- DL Coach Jacob Burney (DL Coach 1994-5)

Browns SBN Website Dawgs By Nature
Last 2 Matchups

10/19/08: Browns 11 at Redskins 14. Washington RB Clinton Portis rushes for 175 yards & TD. Redskins QB Jason Campbell connects with WR Santana Moss for 18-yard TD pass.

10/3/04: Browns 17, Redskins 13. Cleveland QB Jeff Garcia completes 14 of 21 passes with 112.2 passer rating & TD as RB Lee Suggs scores game-winning 3-yard TD run.


- Redskins have covered and won both games in December.
- Browns are 3-1 ATS vs teams with winning records.
- Browns are 2-0 ATS vs Redskins since 1992 (1-1 straight up)
- Redskins are 8-5 ATS this year (Browns 7-4-2)
- Browns have won 4 of their last 5 at home.

- Browns winning the series 33-10-1 (Redskins have won 2 of last 3 and 5 of last 7)


- Redskins have 26.4 points for, 25.3 points against.
- Browns have 19.9 points for, 20.9 points against.

- If Kai Forbath makes his next 3 FGs, he''ll break Garrett Hartley's record for most consecutive FGs to open a career (16).

- RB TRENT RICHARDSON is tied with HOFer JIM BROWN (9 in 1957) for most rush TDs by Browns rookie.
- WR JOSH GORDON leads NFL rookies in rec. yards (732). Has 14 rec. for 202 yards with TD in past 2 games.
- LB D'QWELL JACKSON has team-high 97 tackles
- DE JUQUA PARKER has 3 sacks in past 4
- K PHIL DAWSON has made 26 of 27 FGs in 2012, 2nd-best pct. in NFL
- Rookie PR TRAVIS BENJAMIN had 93-yard PR-TD last week, longest in Browns history.

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Redskins from the Cleveland area:

  • Defensive tackle Barry Cofield is a native of Cleveland Heights and attended Cleveland Heights High School
  • Linebacker London Fletcher is a native of Cleveland and attended Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School and John Carroll University
  • Receiver Pierre Garcon attended Mount Union College.