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2016 Game Information: Redskins-Ravens

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Series history, broadcast information, connections and more from Sunday's Redskins-Ravens 2016 regular season Week 5 matchup at M&T Bank Stadium.


REGULAR SEASON WEEK 5WASHINGTON REDSKINS (2-2) vs. BALTIMORE RAVENS (3-1)

Sunday, Oct. 9 | 1:00 p.m. ET

M&T Bank Stadium (71,008) | Baltimore

The Washington Redskins will travel this week in search of their third consecutive victory when the team faces the Baltimore Ravens in Week 5. Kickoff at M&T Bank Stadium is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Despite the teams' proximity, the Redskins and Ravens have only met in regular season play five times since the Ravens' inception in 1996. The game will be the Redskins' second regular season road game against the Ravens, and a victory Sunday would represent the Redskins' first regular season win in the city of Baltimore since defeating the Baltimore Colts, 14-13, at Memorial Stadium on Oct. 23, 1955.

The Ravens are guided by Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end Ozzie Newsome, the team's current General Manager, but the Redskins enter Sunday's contest with a history-making tight end of their own. Redskins fourth-year tight end Jordan Reed recorded his 200th career reception last week in his 38th career game, becoming the fastest tight end in NFL history to reach the milestone. He surpassed the 39 career games needed for Pro Football Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow Sr. to reach the mark.

SERIES HISTORY--Redskins trail all-time series, 2-3
--Last meeting: Dec. 9, 2012 (31-28 OT, WAS)

TELEVISION: FOX--Kenny Albert (play-by-play)
--Darryl Johnson (color)
--Laura Okmin (sidelines)

RADIO: Redskins Radio Network
--Larry Michael (play-by-play)
--Sonny Jurgensen (color)
--Chris Cooley (analysis)
--Rick "Doc" Walker (sidelines)
Listen anywhere on the Redskins App for iOS or Android.

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Check out the top photos from the Washington Redskins' 2015 Preseason Week 3 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens Aug. 29, 2015, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

THE OPPONENT**
The Baltimore Ravens enter Week 5 with a 3-1 record in 2016. Last season, the Ravens compiled a 5-11 record and finished third in the AFC North. This season is the team's eighth under Head Coach John Harbaugh.

Quarterback Joe Flacco is in his ninth season with the Ravens. Last season, he was limited by injury to 10 games but completed 266-of-413 pass attempts for 2,791 yards and 14 touchdowns. This season, Flacco has completed 108-of-170 attempts for 1,072 yards with four touchdowns and four interceptions.

Running backs Terrance West and Justin Forsett have combined for 85 of the Ravens' 102 rushing attempts this season. West leads the team with 54 carries for 232 yards with one rushing touchdown, while Forsett has added 98 yards on 31 carries. Flacco has posted a team-high two rushing touchdowns.

The Ravens have had three receivers post at least 200 receiving yards in the first three weeks. Veteran Steve Smith Sr. leads the Ravens in both receptions (24) and receiving yards (281) and has added one receiving touchdown. Tight end Dennis Pitta has contribtued 21 receptions for 200 yards and wide receiver Mike Wallace has recorded a team-high three receiving touchdowns among his 14 receptions for 210 yards.

Linebacker Zach Orr is the team's leading tackler through four weeks, contributing 32 tackles (23 solo) in addition to an interception. Terrell Suggs and Timmy Jernigan are tied for the team lead with three sacks apiece. Linebacker C.J. Mosley leads the Ravens with two interceptions this season.

Kicker Justin Tucker is 11-for-11 on field goal attempts this season after converting 33-of-40 opportunties a year ago. Punter Sam Koch has averaged 47.4 yards per punt on 18 punts in 2016.

The Ravens signed return specialist Devin Hester, the NFL's alltime leader in return touchdowns, prior to Week 1 this season. Hester has returned eight kickoffs for an average of 30.0 yards and seven punts for an average of 8.1 yards.

WHAT TO WATCH FOR THIS WEEK

  • The Redskins seeking their first win against the Ravens in Baltimore. The game marks only the Redskins' second road game against the Ravens all-time.
  • The Redskins earning their first regular season win in the city of Baltimore since defeating the Baltimore Colts, 14-13, at Memorial Stadium on Oct. 23, 1955.
  • The Redskins and Ravens meeting for the first time since 2012, when the Redskins defeated the eventual Super Bowl champion Ravens, 31-28, in overtime.
  • The Redskins facing the Browns and Ravens in consecutive games again in 2016 after Washington swept Baltimore and Cleveland in back-to-back weeks in 2012 (the most recent season in which the Redskins faced AFC North opponents).
  • The Redskins adding to their 29 forced fumbles since the start of the 2015 season, most in the NFL. The Redskins also lead the league with 20 fumble recoveries in that span.
  • The Redskins forcing a takeaway for a seventh consecutive regular season game, dating back to last season, for the first time since a 10-game stretch from Week 12 of the 2013 season through Week 4 of the 2014 season.
  • The Redskins forcing a fumble in a 10th straight regular season game, dating back to last season. The team's current ninegame stretch is the team's longest in records dating back to 1991.
  • The Redskins forcing multiple fumbles in a fourth straight game, which would be the team's longest streak in records dating back to 1991.

The Redskins exceeding 300 yards of offense in a ninth consecutive regular season game, dating back to last season, the team's longest streak since a 10-game stretch in Weeks 1-11 in 2014. * The Redskins posting back-to-back 100-yard rushing performances since Weeks 1-2 last season. * Cornerback Bashaud Breeland (one) intercepting a pass to become the first member of the Redskins since Fred Smoot (2001- 03) to open a career with multiple interceptions in three straight seasons. * Quarterback Trent Williams recording his 15th career 300-yard passing game, including postseason play, to move past Joe Theismann (14) for sole possession of second in team history. * Cousins (1,101) throwing four times to pass Eddie LeBaron (1,104) for eighth on the team's all-time passing attempts list. * Cousins (719) completing 26 passes to move past Gus Frerotte (744) for seventh on the team's all-time completions list. * Cousins (53) throwing three touchdown passes to pass Jason Campbell (55) for seventh-most passing touchdowns in team history. * Cousins throwing multiple touchdown passes in three consecutive games for the first time since a three-game stretch to close the 2015 season. * Cousins exceeding a passer rating of 100.0 for a fifth consecutive road game, dating back to Week 14 last season. * Wide receiver Jamison Crowder (two) setting a new singleseason career high with his next receiving touchdown. * Tight end Vernon Davis adding to his 55 career touchdown receptions, seventh-most of any tight end in NFL history. * Cornerback Quinton Dunbar (one) setting a career high with his next interception. » Wide receiver Rob Kelley (18 with Washington) catching two touchdown passes to become the 15th player in Redskins history to post 20 touchdown receptions with the team. * Kicker Dustin Hopkins extending his career-long 16 consecutive successful field goal attempts in regular season play, dating back to last season. * Hopkins (16, dating back to last season) converting his next three field goal attempts to pass Kai Forbath for the second-longest streak of successful attempts in team history (18 across 2013-14). * Hopkins adding to his 12 field goals to start the season, the most by any Redskins kicker in the first four weeks of the season in records dating back to 1960. * Hopkins making his next eight field goal attempts to tie Mark Moseley for the most consecutive successful field goals to open a season in Redskins history (converted first 20 in 1982). * Hopkins (45) entering the game as the NFL's scoring leader for 2016. * Wide receiver Jamison Crowder (24) recording a 50-plus-yard touchdown to tie Steve Smith, Sr. (25) for fourth in total touchdowns of 50 yards or more in the NFL since the 1970 merger. * Jackson (20) recording a 60-plus-yard touchdown to tie Devin Hester (21) for second-most total touchdowns of 60 yards or more in NFL history. * Running back Rob Kelley recording consecutive 100-yard rushing games for the first time in his career. * Jones becoming the first member of the Redskins to record back-to-back 100-yard rushing performances since Alfred Morris in Weeks 9-10 of the 2013 season. * Jones scoring a rushing touchdown in consecutive games for the first time in his career. * Jones (two) tying his career high (three in 2015) with his next rushing touchdown. * Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan recording 1.0 sack to become the third player in team history to reach 50 career sacks since 1982 (Dexter Manley and Charles Mann). * Linebacker Trent Murphy adding to his single-season careerhigh 4.0 sacks. * Murphy posting a sack in a fourth consecutive game for the first time in his career and becoming the first member of the Redskins with a sack in four straight games since Ryan Kerrigan's fivegame stretch in Weeks 12-16 in 2014. * Cornerback Josh Norman intercepting a pass in back-to-back games for the first time since Weeks 3-4 last season with Carolina. * Norman tying his career-long with a seventh consecutive regular season game with a pass defensed, dating back to last season. His previous seven-game streak was set from Week 15 of 2014 through Week 4 of 2015. * Tight end Jordan Reed adding to his 25 receptions this season, the most among NFL tight ends. * Reed (16) catching three touchdown passes to tie Clint Didier (19) for fourth-most by a tight end in Redskins history. * Reed registering multiple touchdown receptions in back-toback games for the second time in his career and the first time since Weeks 15-16 in 2015. * Reed (five) scoring multiple receiving touchdowns to tie Santana Moss (six) for the sixth-most games with multiple touchdown receptions by a member of the Redskins since 1960.

A WIN WOULD

... push the Redskins' record this season to 3-2.
... give the Redskins a record above .500 through five games for the first time since 2011.
... represent the Redskins' first three-game winning streak since a four-game stretch to close the 2015 season.
... make the Redskins 2-0 on the road in a season for the first time since 1999.
... result in victories in back-to-back road games for the Redskins for the first time since Weeks 14-16 last year.
... even the Redskins' all-time record against the Ravens at 3-3.
... improve the Redskins to 2-1 against AFC North opponents this season.
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NOTABLE REDSKINS/RAVENS CONNECTIONS

Former Ravens On Redskins

  • Quarterbacks Coach Matt Cavanaugh (1999-04)
  • LS Nick Sundberg (2009, Practice Squad)

Former Redskins on Ravens:

  • Assistant Special Teams Coach Chris Horton (2008-10)
  • Coaching Assistant/Opponent Analysis Scott Cohen (1992-98)

Redskins from Maryland:

  • CB Jonathan Allen (Baltimore)
  • LB Terence Garvin (Upper Marlboro)
  • G Arie Kouandjio (Hyattsville)
  • CB Greg Toler (Hyattsville)

Ravens from the D.C./Maryland/Virginia area:

  • Assistant Offensive Line Coach Todd Washington (Onley, Va.)
  • CB Maurice Canady (Richmond, Va.)
  • RB Terrance West (Baltimore, Md.)
  • CB Tavon Young (Oxon Hills, Md.)

Redskins who went to college in Maryland:

  • TE Vernon Davis (Maryland)

Ravens who went to college in the D.C./Maryland/Virginia area:

  • Assistant Offensive Line Coach Todd Washington (Virginia Tech)
  • Defensive Coaching Assistant Drew Wilkins (Maryland)
  • CB Maurice Canady (Virginia) DE Brent Urban (Virginia)
  • RB Terrance West (Towson)

Notable Pro Connections:

  • Quarterbacks Coach Matt Cavanaugh worked with Ravens Offensive Coordinator Marc Trestman for the San Francisco 49ers in 1996. Cavanaugh served as an Offensive Coach while Trestman served as the Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach.
  • President Bruce Allen, Offensive Line Coach Bill Callahan and Running Backs Coach Randy Jordan worked with Ravens Offensive Coordinator Marc Trestman for the Oakland Raiders from 2001-03. Allen served as Senior Executive, Callahan served as the Offensive Coordinator (2001) and the Head Coach (2002-03), Jordan played running back (2001-02) and was the Special Teams Assistant (2003) while Trestman served as the Quarterbacks Coach (2001) and Offensive Coordinator (2002-03).
  • Defensive Backs Coach Perry Fewell worked with Ravens Tight Ends Coach Richard Angulo for the St. Louis Rams in 2003.
  • Quarterbacks Coach Matt Cavanaugh worked with Ravens Wide Receivers Coach Bobby Engram for the Chicago Bears from 1997-98. Cavanaugh served as the Offensive Coordinator while Engram played wide receiver.
  • TE Vernon Davis and DE Ricky Jean Francois worked with Ravens Wide Receivers Coach Bobby Engram for the San Francisco 49ers in 2011. Engram served as Offensive Assistant Coach.
  • LB Mason Foster worked with Ravens Secondary Coach Leslie Frazier for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014. Frazier served as the Defensive Coordinator.
  • DE Chris Baker (2009) and S David Bruton Jr. (2009-10) worked with Ravens Linebackers Coach Don Martindale for the Denver Broncos. Martindale served in the same position (2009) and the Defensive Coordinator (2010).
  • General Manager Scot McCloughan worked with Ravens Quarterbacks Coach Marty Mornhinweg for the Green Bay Packers from 1995-96. McCloughan served as a Scout while Mornhinweg served as Offensive Assistant/Quality Control Coach (1995) and the same position (1996).
  • Defensive Coordinator Joe Barry worked with Ravens Quarterbacks Coach Marty Mornhinweg for the San Francisco 49ers in 2000. Barry served as the Defensive Quality Control Coach while Mornhinweg served as the Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach.
  • Assistant Special Teams Coach Bradford Banta worked with Ravens Quarterbacks Coach Marty Mornhinweg for the Detroit Lions from 2001-02. Banta played long snapper whole Mornhinweg served as the Head Coach.
  • WR DeSean Jackson (2008-12) and DL Cullen Jenkins (2011-12) worked with Ravens Quarterbacks Coach Marty Mornhinweg for the Philadelphia Eagles. Mornhinweg served as the Offensive Coordinator and Assistant Head Coach.
  • Defensive Coordinator Joe Barry (2012-14), Outside Linebackers Coach Greg Manusky (2011), Defensive Quality Control Chad Grimm (2013-14) and DE Kendall Reyes (2012-15) worked with Ravens S Eric Weddle for the San Diego Chargers.
  • Defensive Coordinator Joe Barry (2012-14), Outside Linebackers Coach Greg Manusky (2011), Defensive Quality Control Chad Grimm (2013-14) and DE Kendall Reyes (2012-14) worked with Ravens CB Shareece Wright for the San Diego Chargers.
  • Defensive Coordinator Joe Barry, Defensive Quality Control Chad Grimm and DE Kendall Reyes worked with Ravens DE Lawrence Guy for the San Diego Chargers. Outside Linebackers Coach Greg Manusky (2012), WR Pierre Garçon (2009-11) and T Ty Nsekhe (2012) worked with Ravens CB Jerraud Powers for the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Outside Linebackers Coach Greg Manusky (2012-13), DE Ricky Jean Francois (2013), T Ty Nsekhe (2012) and CB Greg Toler (2013) worked with Ravens DE Lawrence Guy for the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Outside Linebackers Coach Greg Manusky (2013-15), DE Ricky Jean Francois (2013-14) and CB Greg Toler (2013-15) played with Ravens CB Sheldon Price for the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Quarterbacks Coach Matt Cavanaugh and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Mike Clark worked with Ravens WR Devin Hester Sr. for the Chicago Bears in 2013.
  • CB Josh Norman played with Ravens WR Steve Smith Sr. for the Carolina Panthers from 2012-13.
  • DE Ziggy Hood played with Ravens WR Mike Wallace for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2009-12.
  • DE Ziggy Hood (2011-13) and LB Terence Garvin (2013) played with Ravens LB Chris Carter for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • DE Chris Baker (2009), S David Bruton Jr. (2009-12), S Duke Ihenacho (2012) and C Trent Williams (2008) played with Ravens LB Elvis Dumervil for the Denver Broncos.
  • S Will Blackmon played with Ravens RB Justin Forsett for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2013.

Notable College Connections:

  • Defensive Backs Coach Perry Fewell worked with Ravens Director of Strength and Conditioning Bob Rogucki for Army in 1987.
  • Inside Linebackers Coach Kirk Olivadotti worked with Ravens Defensive Assistant Mike Macdonald for Georgia from 2011-13.
  • Offensive Line Coach Bill Callahan and Running Backs Coach Randy Jordan worked with Ravens P Sam Koch for Nebraska from 2004-05. Callahan served as the Head Coach while Jordan served in the same position.
  • Assistant Defensive Backs Coach Aubrey Pleasant played with Ravens G/T Rick Wagner at Wisconsin in 2008.
  • S/LB Su'a Cravens played with Ravens RB Javorius 'Buck' Allen at USC from 2013-14.
  • T Morgan Moses played with Ravens CB Maurice Canady for Virginia from 2013-14.
  • WR DeSean Jackson and LS Nick Sundberg played with Ravens RB Justin Forsett for Cal from 2005-07.
  • WR Colt McCoy (2011) and G Shawn Lauvao (2008-09) played with Ravens DE Lawrence Guy at Arizona State.
  • Running Backs Coach Randy Jordan worked with Ravens T James Hurst at North Carolina from 2012-13.
  • RB Chris Thompson and K Dustin Hopkins played with Ravens DT Timmy Jernigan for Florida State from 2011-12.
  • G Arie Kouandjio played with Ravens LB C.J. Mosley for Alabama from 2010-13.
  • QB Colt McCoy played with Ravens K Justin Tucker for Texas for 2008-09.
  • T Morgan Moses played with Ravens DE Brent Urban for Virginia from 2009-13.
  • DE Matt Ioannidis played with Ravens CB Tavon Young at Temple from 2012-15.
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