Monday Camp Notes: A Little Rain Doesn’t Stop the Rams from Getting Their Pads Popping

Posted Aug 12, 2013

The Rams started off the day with some slower cuts on the wet grass, which resulted in some dropped passes throughout the earlier individual stages of practice due to some afternoon rain. However, as the sun came back out and the squads transitioned into the team sessions of practice, the group adjusted and got back to their normal level of efficiency.

“Practice was good,” Head Coach Jeff Fisher said. “We got through a little bit of rain and then it heated up. We put pads back on. I thought we got a lot done.”

In the team’s daily routine of 1-on-1 drills between wide receivers and defensive backs in the red zone, WR Stedman Bailey stole the show as he finished the period in perfect form. Bailey affirmed his sure handedness when he came away with three touchdown receptions.

When the offensive and defensive skill positions came together for 7-on-7 the secondary performed well. The unit was physical throughout the period and CB Trumaine Johnson and S Rodney McLeod both had interceptions.

In 11-on-11, the physicality stayed high as the defense was solid against the run, clogging up the line and filling any running lanes that the half backs had been finding up to this point in training camp.

The biggest hit of the day went to S Matt Daniels who came hard downhill from the secondary on an outside run and put a hit on RB Chase Reynolds that got immediate response from his teammates and fans. Daniels recently returned from an injury last week and is showing how much he has missed being on the field over the last several months.

RBs Zac Stacy and Terrance Ganaway returned to practice Monday. Their activity was very limited throughout practice.