Redskins vs. Raiders: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

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Redskins vs. Raiders: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More
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The winless Washington Redskins travel west in Week 4 to take on the Oakland Raiders.

Oakland has been competitive this season and carries a 1-2 record into this contest. Quarterback Terrelle Pryor has been a spark plug for Dennis Allen's club, and his incredible athleticism has made the Raiders watchable this year.

After suffering a gruesome knee injury last year, Robert Griffin III has yet to play well in three games. He hasn't looked comfortable in the pocket, and he is still working on getting into rhythm with his receivers. 

Three losses later, the Redskins are in danger of falling to 0-4 to start the season after winning the NFC East with a record of 10-6 in 2012. 

Here's what you need to know about this upcoming matchup.

 

When: Sunday, Sept. 29, at 4:25 p.m. ET

Where: O.co Coliseum, Oakland, Calif.

Watch: Fox

Live Stream: NFL Sunday Ticket

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Betting Lines (via Covers) 

  • Over/Under: 43.5 pts.
  • Spread: Oakland (+3)

 

Redskins Injury Report (via Redskins.com

NAME POSITION INJURY WED. THU. FRI. GAME STATUS
Davis, Fred TE Ankle LP LP LP Questionable
Forbath, Kai K Right Groin DNP DNP LP Questionable
Hankerson, Leonard WR Hamstring FP FP FP Probable
Jenkins, Brandon OLB Ankle DNP DNP LP Questionable
Kerrigan, Ryan LB Knee FP FP FP Probable
Meriweather, Brandon FS Shoulder FP FP FP Probable
Murphy, Jerome CB Not Football Related - DNP DNP Questionable
Reed, Jordan TE Thigh DNP DNP LP Questionable

 

Raiders Injury Report (via Raiders.com

NAME POSITION INJURY WED. THU. FRI. GAME STATUS
Branch, Tyvon SS Ankle DNP DNP DNP Out
Hunter, Jason DE Quad DNP DNP DNP Questionable
Moore, Sio LB Concussion LP LP FP Probable
Nix, Lucas G Ankle LP LP LP Questionable
Olawale, Jamize FB Ankle LP FP FP Probable
Porter, Tracy CB Concussion LP LP FP Probable
Pryor, Terrelle QB Concussion DNP LP LP Questionable
Watson, Menelik T Knee DNP DNP DNP Out

 

Can Washington's Defense Stop Anybody?

Through three games, no team in the NFL has been worse than the Redskins at stopping offenses from moving the ball, and only the New York Giants have allowed more points. 

Granted, it's not easy to stop the Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions from making plays on offense, but this defense has been disturbingly undisciplined. 

Washington should be able to lock down Oakland's offense, but if it plays like it has the past three games on defense, RGIII won't be able to save his team for the fourth straight week.

 

Prediction

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If the Redskins lose this game, they can kiss the playoffs goodbye. 

Though Washington's defense has been horrid to open the season, it will find a way to rally with the team's playoff hopes on the line. 

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On the other side of the ball, RGIII will rebound from his dismal start with a breakout performance. But even more importantly, running back Alfred Morris will have a big game, and the balanced attack will overwhelm Oakland's suspect defense. 

Oakland has a victory, and Washington does not. But it is worth noting that Oakland's lone win came against the Jacksonville Jaguars—the worst team in the NFL by a long shot. 

 

Final Score 

Redskins win 30-21

 

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