Washington cut the place kicker with the highest career success rate on field goals in franchise history. He'd struggled with kickoffs and missed from 46 on Sunday.
Rewatching the game, some positives definitely do show through, and perhaps the Redskins can build on them. But plenty of negatives were on display as well.
Here are some of the major positives and negatives Mike Jones observed during the three weeks in Richmond.
The Redskins had some bright spots in their preseason opener, but they also have some reasons for concern.
Coach Jay Gruden finally gets to see his players in game action Thursday night.
Kai Forbath has been through this enough times to know that it’s important that he not panic.
On a day where Washington and Houston brawled at training camp, here's what stood out to Mike Jones.
Last season Forbath made 24 of 27 field goals for a clip of .888, which ranked eighth-best in the league.
Answering readers' questions about whether Griffin should be extended for a fifth year, who Washington would pursue at the fifth pick, pre-draft visits and Kai Forbath.
After opening-game hiccup, Forbath nailed game-winners in back-to-back victories of forgettable season.