I caught up with a couple of more people regarding the team but I didn't unearth anything truly newsworthy. Much of what I'm hearing is similar to what I've been hearing. That means some themes that may play out well into the season may be developing. Most of those themes are good, but some are not.
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With Wednesday being the first full-pad practice we can start to get a better feel for the individuals as well as the units. They still haven't scrimmaged but have done a lot of physical situational work. We'll try to encompass everything we're hearing within position groupings.
This will be the most talented secondary since the glory days of the previous decade but whether or not it's the best depends on how quickly the young safeties and corners adapt to their roles. We'll cover the corners in another post. For now we'll discuss safeties and nickels and dimes since the nickels and dimes cross-train at safety rather than corner.