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Week 2 NFL Picks: Redskins Vs. Rams

The Washington Redskins are expected by almost every pundit's prediction to defeat the St. Louis Rams in Week 2 on Sunday.


The Washington Redskins, headed by rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, will be expected to win when they head to St. Louis to face the Rams in Week 2 on Sunday.

After Griffin III's Week 1 debut against the New Orleans Saints, in which he went 19-for-26 for 320 yards and two touchdowns in the win, the Redskins visit a Rams team that let a late lead slip away on the road against the Detroit Lions in Week 1 as they lost, 27-23.

Most pundit predictions see Washington improving to 2-0 this week, including SB Nation's NFL Editor Joel Thorman:

The Redskins have a quarterback that everyone loves and they're a 3-point road favorite. When's the last time that happened?

The Pick: 31-17, Redskins

Elsewhere, Sport Illustrated's Peter King foresees a 23-20 Washington win, saying, "All those who thought the Redskins would start 2-0 with a rookie quarterback, raise your hands in a Griffining pose."

All but one of ESPN's panel of experts went with the Redskins to win on Sunday, and Yahoo! Sports' three-man group also picked Washington across the board.

For more on the Redskins, head over to Hogs Haven, and for Rams coverage check out Turf Show Times. For all things NFL, visit SB Nation's NFL site.