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Everything You Need to Know: Ravens vs. Redskins Preseason 4



Kickoff: 7:30 p.m., M&T Bank Stadium
TV: WBAL, Channel 11 (Baltimore), WJLA (Washington D.C.), WGAL (Harrisburg, Pa.), WFXR (Roanoke, Va.), WWCW (Roanoke, Va.), WMDT (Delmarva area) and KFVE (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Radio: WBAL (1090 AM) & 98Rock (97.9 FM)


This is a potential make-or-break game for players on the roster bubble like quarterback Robert Griffin III, wide receivers Tim White, Janarion Grant, and Breshard Perriman, tight end Darren Waller, offensive linemen Bradley Bozeman and Jermaine Eluemunor, defensive linemen Carl Davis and Zach Sieler, inside linebacker Albert McClellan, and cornerbacks Stanley Jean-Baptiste and Darious Williams.


The Ravens defeated the Redskins, 23-3, during the 2017 preseason. The two teams have not met during the regular season since 2016, a game won, 16-10, by the Redskins.

Key Storylines

How much Griffin and Lamar Jackson play

Jackson needs reps, but it's risky to play him if the Ravens plan to cut Griffin. If Griffin doesn't play much, have the Ravens already decided to keep him? If Griffin plays a lot, is it to showcase him for other teams? Plenty of stuff to overthink.

Some familiar faces could make their Ravens farewell

This could be the last appearance in a Ravens uniform for Perriman and McClellan. Even a huge game may not save Perriman, a 2015 first-round pick who has not yet realized his potential as he enters his fourth season. McClellan has been a standout on special teams since 2010 and has won a Super Bowl ring. But the numbers at inside linebacker are stacked against him.

Ravens (4-0) could cap another perfect preseason

It won't matter once the regular season begins, but the Ravens have won 12 straight preseason games. Another unbeaten preseason would be impressive.

Players to watch

WR/RS Janarian Grant and Tim White

Both have a chance to win, or lose, the returner job. Grant got the majority of the opportunities against the Dolphins and it could be White's turn versus the Redskins.

QB Josh Woodrum

He could see plenty of duty in the second half, once Griffin and Jackson are done. Woodrum made some nice throws in Miami. He could be auditioning for a job with another team where he would have a better shot of seeing the field.

ILB Chris Board

The North Dakota State product could extend the Ravens' streak to 15 straight years of keeping at least one undrafted rookie.

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