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Browns-Redskins Capsule

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Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS

OPENING LINE - Redskins by 3 +

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Browns 1-2, Redskins 1-2

SERIES RECORD - Browns lead 33-11-1

LAST MEETING - Redskins beat Browns 38-21, Dec. 16, 2012

LAST WEEK - Browns lost 30-24, OT, to Dolphins; Redskins beat Giants 29-27

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AP PRO32 RANKING - Browns No. 31, Redskins No. 20





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Winless and luckless, Browns play third road game in first four weeks. ... Browns lost heartbreaker last week while missing six starters. ... Rookie QB Cody Kessler had solid debut, throwing for 244 yards without interception. Kessler only playing because former Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and Josh McCown are injured. ... Griffin broke bone in left shoulder in opener and sits out return to Washington, where he was drafted No. 2 overall in 2012 and won Offensive Rookie of Year honors. ... Kessler is Browns' 26th starting QB since 1999. ... WR Terrelle Pryor had magnificent all-around game vs. Dolphins, setting career highs with eight catches, 144 yards. Also completed three passes for 35, ran for 21 yards and TD. Pryor is first player with at least 120 yards receiving, 30 passing, 20 rushing since Hall of Famer Frank Gifford in 1959. ... Browns coach Hue Jackson likely to stay with rotating QB system. ... Jackson also sticking with K Cody Parkey, who missed three FGs, including 46-yarder on final play of regulation, in debut for Browns. Team signed him day before game following injury to Patrick Murray. ... Browns are second in league with 5.71 yards per rushing play. ... RB Isaiah Crowell is second in league with 6.01 average, tied for second with 274 yards rushing. ... Jackson spent three years on Washington's staff and served as offensive coordinator in 2003. ... Rookie DB Briean Boddy-Calhoun returned interception 27 yards for TD in debut last week. ... RT Austin Pasztor was called for three holding penalties, two false starts last week. ... Redskins rank 31st of 32 teams in red-zone TD percentage, with only three TDs in 14 possessions inside opponent's 20 - 0 for 4 in win over Giants in Week 3. ... Washington averaging 19.7 rushes per game, 29th in NFL; gaining only 3.8 yards per carry. ... LB Trent Murphy surprisingly leads Redskins with three sacks. ... All sorts of injuries affecting DBs, OL. S DeAngelo Hall out for season; Will Blackmon will start. C Kory Lichtensteiger also went on IR; Spencer Long will start. Fantasy Tip: Pryor against banged-up Redskins secondary should be favorable matchup for WR. ... Washington WR Jamison Crowder (tied for team lead with 16 catches) sometimes seems to get overlooked by opponents.


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