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Paul Kruger has attention of Redskins tackles

Paul Kruger has attention of Redskins tackles

ASHBURN, Va. – While much of the focus in Baltimore this week has centered on the availability of Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs (torn right biceps), it’s been business as usual for the Washington Redskins. And one of the matters the offense has been spending time on is the challenge of containing the Ravens’ other outside linebacker, Paul Kruger.

Kruger leads the defense in sacks with 6½, but there are other numbers to consider. According to Pro Football Focus, 21 of Kruger’s 35 pressures this season have been registered in the last four weeks, and he has also posted 10 quarterback hits and 18 hurries this year.

While rattling off the...