Sunday July 27, 2014

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News & Notes around NFL camps.


  • Blazing heat-humidity hits Mission Valley during long workout
  • OG-Johnnie Troutman comes out 2nd time in 3-workouts
  • OG-Chris Watt overheats too…WR-Vincent Brown ailing with calf
  • WR-Don Inman-CFL free agent another impressive day
  • 1st round pick Jason Verrett continues aggressive play
  • Mighty mite WR-Tevin Reese-7th round pick-Baylor catches ball at inside slot-tries returning kicks
  • CB-Richard Marshall interception
  • LB-Jerry Attaochu-struggles in pass rush vs OT-DJ Fluker


  • Sign-FA-WR-Reggie Dunn-spent time with Steelers-Patriots
  • QB-Carson Palmer says best talent level Cardinals have had in years.


  • NT-Peria Jerry-plagued by injuries-weight issues-fighting to keep job.


  • NT-Hloti Ngata moves to DE in some nickel schemes


  • DTs-Alan Branch-Marcel Dareus-Kyle Smith impressive-new slogan upfront “Beef is Back”.


  • QB-Cam Newton-rookie WR-Kelvin Benjamin impressive on early workout pass routes.


  • CB-Kyle Fuller-rookie from Virginia Tech-2 interceptions in 1st contact workouts.
  • S-Chris Conte-Craig Steltz on PUP recovering from surgeries last year.


  • RB battle shaping up behind Giovani Bernard-Rex Burkhead-Jeremy Hill pushing Ben Jarvis-Green Ellis


  • 4,000-fans show up for Johnny Manziel initial workout-Johnny Foot accurate-athletic throwing ball.


  • QB-Tony Romo goes thru 1st contact workout-Saturday night coming off back surgery
  • LB-Rolando McClain reports to camp to begin football comeback.


  • WR-Cody Latimer catches 2TD passes
  • WR-Emmanuel Sanders-ex Steelers hauls in another
  • RB-Ronnie Hillman moved to KR duty.


  • Lions last to open training camp on Monday
  • RB-Reggie Bush says biggest acquisition in off season-new coach Jim Caldwell.

Green Bay

  • Sign-WR-Jordy Nelson (4Y-39M) extension
  • LB-Clay Matthews-coming off thumb surgery-practices with splint on hand.


  • Coach Bill O’Brien providing fiery leadership-faster tempo in practices
  • CB-DJ Swearinger-collapses in heat.


  • B-Vic Ballard-Torn Achilles-1st workout-missed 2013-torn quad
  • OG-Don Thomas begins comeback from Bicep-Quad Surgeries.


  • Blake Boertels-No Fear Failure throwing football-Coach Gus Bradley wowed
  • WR-Cecil Shorts-hamstring-out 2-weeks.

Kansas City

  • TE-Sean McGrath retires-caught 26 passes last year.


  • LB-Cam Wake-comes to camp awesome shape-had 71 pressures-QBs last year.


  • WR-Cordarrelle Paterson-goes down strained foot.

New England

  • Wild passing drills-QBs throw 7-interceptions
  • Rookie QB-Jim Garappolo 2-int-2 fumbles

New Orleans

  • CB-Patrick Robinson-2-pass deflections
  • CB-Champ Bailey works some at safety
  • PUP-Jairus Byrd-S-back
  • WR-Kenny Still out with quad

NY Giants

  • WR-Reuben Randle takes over for departed Hakeem Nicks-playing opposite Victor Cruz..

NY Jets

  • 1st unit offense-Geno Smith takes 13-snaps..Michael Vick only 5.


  • Opening practice in 103-heat at Napa Valley
  • WR-Greg Little-ex Brown-impressive as is DE-Justin Tuck-ex Giant.


  • QB-Mark Sanchez throws 30Y-TD Darren Sproles
  • battling Matt Barkley for backup job.


  • QB-Ben Roethlisberger says Todd Haley will install much more use of no-huddle offense
  • PUP-Arvester Alexander-RB

St Louis

  • Coach Jeff Fisher challenges players-“Progress this year will not be enough-need to be in playoffs.”


  • RB-Kendall Hunter-Torn Knee Ligament-will miss year
  • CB-Chris Culliver plays well coming off Achilles surgery.


  • RB-Christine Michel-Roy Turbin take bulk of snaps during Marshawn Lynch holdout
  • S-Kam Chancellor-hip
  • OG-Russ Okung-back
  • LB-Bruce Irvin-Hip out of workouts.


  • Release-OG-Carl Nicks-not recover staph infection of year ago.


  • OT-Taylor Luwan-1st round pick-moves into OG-slot in practice.


  • DE-Jason Hatcher not cleared for practice-ex Cowboy had knee injuries last year.
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