USING THEIR HANDS The secondary was particularly active in getting a hand on passes. Cornerbacks Jimmy Smith and
K.O. WITH THE KO Rookie guard/tackle Kelechi Osemele has shown that he has a mean streak to go along with his physical attributes. During individual drills, he drove undrafted rookie nose tackle Ishmaa'ily Kitchen to the ground and then finished the block with a knee to Kitchen's back. The move drew some catcalls from the other defensive linemen.
JUMPIN’ JERRY Jerry Rosburg is not shy about raising his voice, and the special teams coordinator was especially demonstrative during practice. He had a long talk with Nigel Carr after the rookie inside linebacker blocked a punt by
NEWCOMER WATCH Because of the absences of wide receivers
INJURIES Eight-time Pro Bowl free safety