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Daily Slop: Su'a Cravens energized in preseason debut against Falcons; Redskins' run game lacking in preseason loss

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Kirk Cousins: 'It Was Good To Get In A Rhythm'
Kirk Cousins was able to get back into a game tempo Thursday evening, completing all five of his pass attempts before being pulled in the first quarter.

Kirk Cousins makes sharp decisions, effective throws in opener - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Kirk Cousins' preseason debut wasn't spectacular, but he did a lot of good things during his short time on the field.

Kirk Cousins, Preston Smith up in Washington Redskins preseason opener - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
There were some positive signs for the Redskins against Atlanta, including some quick decisions by starting quarterback Kirk Cousins.

Redskins draft class off to uneven start with injuries to Josh Doctson, Steven Daniels - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Breaking down the Washington Redskins' 2016 draft class and its progress after two weeks of training camp.

Coaches push back on NFL's new kickoff rules - NFL Nation- ESPN
The decision to move touchbacks to the 25-yard line has fueled league-wide discussion on whether the kickoff return can be saved, writes Kevin Seifert.

Washington Redskins' run game lacking in preseason loss to Atlanta - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Kirk Cousins and the Washington starters looked good in limited passing action, but the Redskins' top backs struggled in a loss to the Falcons.

Should Cousins have played more in the preseason opener? | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Kirk Cousins played eight snaps against the Falcons on Thursday night. Did he play enough?

Su'a Cravens talks his big impact in unofficial NFL debut | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Big things are expected of Su'a Cravens and he looked solid in his preseason debut. He joined Redskins Extra after the game.

Norman: Great to get first game with Washington in books | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Josh Norman officially felt like a member of the Redskins when he took the field Thursday night. He gave his game highlights here.

5 Observations From Redskins’ 23-17 Loss to Falcons " CBS DC
Su'a Cravens was all over the field in his NFL debut, but so were penalty flags.

Rookie Su'a Cravens energized in preseason debut against Falcons - Washington Times
Cravens zipped around the field in the Redskins' 23-17 loss to the Falcons, recording three tackles, including two for a loss, and a pass deflection. He's still adjusting to the defensive scheme, but his effort Thursday was a good start.

Skins-Falcons Wrap | ESPN 980

Feeling 'Amazing' Back On Field, Niles Paul's Knee Is Fine
A minor knee injury that removed him from Thursday's game didn't take away from Niles Paul's excitement to be back in a football game.

Robert Kelley Scores Redskins' First Touchdown Of Preseason
Rookie Robert Kelley led all running backs in rushing yards and scored the Redskins' first preseason touchdown in the third quarter during the team's preseason opener in Atlanta.

Notes from the Redskins first preseason game |