WASHINGTON (1-0) At ST. LOUIS (0-1)
Sunday, 3:05 p.m., FOX
OPENING LINE — Redskins by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Washington 1-0; St. Louis 1-0
SERIES RECORD — Redskins lead 24-11-1
AP PRO32 RANKING — Redskins, No. 16; Rams, No. 28
LAST MEETING — Redskins beat Rams 17-10, Oct. 2, 2011
LAST WEEK — Redskins beat Saints 40-32; Rams lost to Lions 27-24
REDSKINS OFFENSE — OVERALL (1), RUSH (4), PASS (4)
REDSKINS DEFENSE — OVERALL (16), RUSH (3), PASS (27)
RAMS OFFENSE — OVERALL (27), RUSH (21), PASS (25)
RAMS DEFENSE — OVERALL (25), RUSH (11T), PASS (28)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Non-divisional foes playing for fifth straight season with each team winning twice. Redskins trying to start 2-0 on road for second straight season. ... Redskins traded up with Rams for No. 2 overall pick and rights to draft QB Robert Griffin III, who was NFC offensive player of week after throwing for 320 yards, two TDs and no interceptions in opener. Griffin was first QB to pass for 300 yards, two TDs and no interceptions in NFL debut. ... Both teams were plus-3 in turnover differential in opener. ... Redskins lead series 7-4 since Rams moved to St. Louis in 1995. ... Coach Mike Shanahan has 158 career victories, tied with Bud Grant for 13th on career list. ... RB Evan Royster has 100-plus yards in both NFL starts. ... Griffin and John Elway are only rookie QBs since 1970 to start and win season opener on road against team that was undefeated at home the previous season. ... LB Brian Orakpo had 2½ sacks and forced fumble in last game vs. Rams. ... Rams QB Sam Bradford won first NFL game against Redskins, Sept. 26, 2010. Bradford had 105.1 passer rating in opener, fourth best of career. ... Since 2006, RB Steven Jackson averages 114.4 scrimmage yards, most in NFL with minimum 60 games. ... DE Chris Long has 10 sacks in last 11 games and has 13 sacks in last 13 home games. ... Rams OLB Rocky McIntosh played for Redskins from 2006-11.
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