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Redskins beat Ravens 31-28 in overtime; Griffin hurt

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OVERTIME: Forbath's attempt from 34 yards is good. Redskins win 31-28.

Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan carries the ball into the end zone for a touchdown as Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed tries to stop him during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

OVERTIME: Ravens go nowhere, punt, whereupon Richard Crawford zooms a return deep into Baltimore territory --64-yards, to be exact.

FOURTH QUARTER: Ravens settle for overtime.

FOURTH QUARTER: Cousins comes in and tosses a short touchdown toss to Garcon. Two-point conversion: Cousins keeps up the middle. Tie game at 28.

FOURTH QUARTER: That's it for Griffin. He's in visible pain. 

FOURTH QUARTER: RGIII is back, promptly throws 14-yard completion.

FOURTH QUARTER: Griffin runs, takes big hit to right leg, leaves field with 1:42 remaining.

TWO-MINUTE WARNING: Comes after Griffin takes a sack on first down.

FOURTH QUARTER: Redskins' Niles Paul fumbles on the kickoff and Ravens recover -- until they don't, per replay.

FOURTH QUARTER: Ravens march smartly, use a big gain from Flacco to Boldin, and then Rice scores on a short run. Ravens 28-20.

FOURTH QUARTER: Ditto for the Redskins.

FOURTH QUARTER: A three-and-out for the Ravens.

FOURTH QUARTER: And then they go nowhere. Griffiin is sacked deep, followed by a punt that gives Baltimore the ball at midfield.

FOURTH QUARTER: Redskins begin work by forcing a punt.

THIRD QUARTER: Another Ravens turnover leads to another Redskins field goal. Forbath good from 49. Ravens 21-20.

THIRD QUARTER: Alfred Morris. . .

THIRD QUARTER: Well, now. Do tell. Ravens have a third-and-six from the Redskins 11, and then Flacco's short toss is deflected and intercepted by one Mr. London Fletcher.

THIRD QUARTER: Forbath's 48-yard attempt is good. Ravens 21-17.

THIRD QUARTER: Ravens were on the move, especially because of a dumb late-hit call on -- who else? -- D-Hall, but Flacco promptly fumbles. Redskins ball.

HALFTIME NUMBERS: Griffin is 10 of 15 for 180 yards and a TD while Flacco is 10 of 13 for 127 yards and THREE touchdowns. The Ravens' Rice has 71 yards on seven carries; the Redskins' Morris, 74 yards on 12 attempts.

SECOND QUARTER: Redskins follow with a punt. Ravens apparently will -- and do --  run out the clock. Halftime. Ravens 21-14. 

TWO-MINUTE WARNING: After which there will be a Ravens punt. 

SECOND QUARTER: Redskins had a third-and-1 at the Ravens 33 but Griffin and Morris botch a pitch, forcing a Redskins punt.

SECOND QUARTER: Ravens make the Redskins pay. Flacco to Dennis Pitta from the 14 for third scoring strike. Touchdown. Ravens 21-14.

SECOND QUARTER: Morris stripped, Ravens take over inside the Redskins 15.

SECOND QUARTER: Flacco to Boldin for 31-yard touchdown. Game tied at 14.

FIRST QUARTER: Ravens respond with a penalty and a punt.

FIRST QUARTER: RGIII is well. . .red hot? Tight passes lead the home team down the field. Morgan's 21-yard catch gives Redskins a first down at the Ravens 1. Morris up next. Touchdown. Redskins 14-7.

FIRST QUARTER: Ray Rice gashes the Redskins defense, and Flacco finally hits Bolden for a 19-yard touchdown. Game tied at 7.

FIRST QUARTER: Josh Morgan catches pass in the end zone from the 4. Redskins 7-0.

FIRST QUARTER: RGIII to Garcon, reaches the 1.

FIRST QUARTER: Ravens win toss, defer.

PREGAME: It's official. Suggs is out for Baltimore.

Welcome to this afternoon's live blog of the Baltimore Ravens' vist to FedEx Field and a not-so-neighborly clash against the Washington Redskins.

The Redskins (6-6) need a win to keep pace in the NFC East and also the wildcard race while the Ravens (9-3) seek to solidify their claim to the AFC North title.

The writer is Skip Wood, who spent the better part of 15 years covering the NFL for USA TODAY.

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