Practice Observations: Drops stand out during practice

Practice Observations: Drops stand out during practice

Practice Observations: Drops stand out during practice

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by Bradley Handwerger / Eyewitness Sports

wwltv.com

Posted on August 17, 2010 at 2:29 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 17 at 9:26 PM

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Practice 1/21, Day 19, Training Camp Observations

Injury Report:
LB Jonathan Casillas missed practice Tuesday to rest a shoulder that he said he had surgery on in the offseason. Head Coach Sean Payton said it wasn’t serious.

FS Usama Young (groin) missed practice once again, as did FB Marcus Mailei (ankle), TE Jimmy Graham (sprained right ankle) and LB Stanley Arnoux.

The other two PUP players – S Darren Sharper (left knee) and LB Clint Ingram (left knee) – both continued to sit out practice and weren’t on the field at all.

Observations:
CB Patrick Robinson was back receiving kickoffs this morning. He dropped one, picked up the ball and threw it against the wall in the back of the end zone.

LB Scott Shanle was working at strongside linebacker with LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar taking over at weakside with Casillas out.

Team 1:
First-and-10: QB Drew Brees to WR Devery Henderson to the right
First-and-10: Brees play-action pass right to TE Jeremy Shockey for 4-5 yards
First-and-10: RB Reggie Bush right end for 10
First-and-10: Brees deep to WR Marques Colston, who dropped the pass; flag – false start LG Carl Nicks

Because of the false start and dropped pass, both Nicks and Colston had to run a lap around the field as punishment.

Team 2:
Third-and-two @ 40: Brees to Colston in front of CB Tracy Porter for first down
Third-and-two @ 40: Brees to TE David Thomas over middle for long first down. Porter, NB Randall Gay run into each other, knocking one another down
Third-and-four @ 40: Brees to driving Shockey in front of LB Scott Shanle, 25 yards
Third-and-five @ 40: Brees to WR Lance Moore for first down
Third-and-10 @ 40: Brees to Colston in front of SS Roman Harper, 40-yard gain
Third-and-10 @ 40: Brees to Shockey for 8-9 yards

Two-minute drill:
First-and-10 @ 35: Brees to Colston, pass dropped
Second-and-10 @ 35 (1:43): Brees to Bush for 2 yards
Third-and-eight @ 37 (1:39) : Brees low to Moore, dropped
Fourth-and-eight @ 37 (1:35): Brees to Colston on sideline, keeps two feet in for 18
First-and-10 @ 45 (1:29): Bush left end for five yards
Second-and-five @ 50 (1:10): Brees to Shockey for 10 yards
First-and-10 @ 40 (:55): Brees to Moore for 36 yards
First-and-goal @ 4 (:17): Bush left end for minus-1 yard
Second-and-goal @ 5 (:11):  Brees rolls right, throws to open WR Devery Henderson, but it’s high and Henderson can’t come down in bounds.
Third-and-goal @ 5 (:03): Brees middle draw, Nicks huge block on Shanle. TD.


 

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