Said Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount of full-contact practice, “I feel like being in pads, yeah, it plays more to my strengths than anything. A big guy like me, I’m agile and I show flashes of things, but for me, I feel like showing what I can do. My biggest advantage is in pads. I’m a big, physical guy.”
Jets coach Rex Ryan is counting on young players to emerge as leaders.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh liked what he saw of FB Vonta Leach: “He came in today to work out,” Harbaugh said. “He did a great in the conditioning test. [He] did a nice job in the workout. He’s in shape and ready to go, and we’re happy to have him back.”
The Bengals’ special teams coach thinks the presence of Adam “Pacman” Jones returning punts creates a lot of anxiety for opposing coaches.
The Browns’ defense will take more risks to rush the quarterback this season.
Said Texans coach Gary Kubiak of bringing officials to training camp practices, “I don’t like having them here all of the time. I don’t like taking away the aggression in practice, but, at the same time, we’ll get them involved here in the next four days. We’ll make sure we take a look at everything.”
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Jaguars LB Brandon Marshall is trying to learn from the struggles of a rough rookie year.
The Raiders want a tight end to step up.
Eagles coach Chip Kelly says his depth chart is written in sand.
Washington WR Donte Stallworth is hoping to get back on the practice field soon.
Without Lovie Smith and Brian Urlacher, the Bears’ defense feels different.
Vikings CB Chris Cook offers this training camp memory: “Brett Favre threw a no-look slant on me in practice my rookie year. He looked this way and threw that way. No-look. And still completed it in stride. Never seen that one before.”
The Buccaneers’ linebackers are OK with being the overlooked part of the defense.