It's the border war that ain't, the blood feud that never was.
When the Ravens and Washington Redskins meet on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium, they'll do so for just the sixth time since the Ravens began play in 1996.
That's not enough for any real animosity to brew, players said, even if prickly feelings have persisted for generations between Washington and Baltimore.
"Personally, I don't really feel like there's a rivalry-type situation," Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith said. "They're not in our conference. Our rivals are the Patriots, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland. Those are the teams we really feel something about. Other than that, I think...