CavCamp Blog: Hot and Bothered

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Unfortunately, there’s plenty of bad news to report, including several injuries to key players. The punting drills were a mini-disaster. Chris Long had his orange jersey taken away. And there were more dropped balls and penalty flags than I’ve seen at any practice so far during camp.

But let’s start with some good news…

Deyon Williams

  • Deyon Williams and Fontel Mines were back at practice. They sat out several days with pulled muscles but looked fine today. Williams had some nice catches (and a few bad drops) and still strikes me as the most physically gifted of the wideouts. If there’s going to be a go-to guy in the receiving corps, I think it will be Williams, but he has to stay healthy and become more dependable.

    Mines, who has had an injury-plagued career, laughed after receivers coach John Garrett called out, “Hey, 84, who’s the new guy?”

  • One guy who wasn’t dropping anything was Emmanuel Byers . He snagged every ball that came near him in drills and scrimmage situations. It will be interesting to see if he can crack the rotation at receiver. My guess is that Mines, Williams, Thierrien Davis and Ottowa Anderson are the top four, so Byers, Kevin Ogletree , Maurice Covington and Brandon Woods
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