Corner Ra’von Davis made a splash during today’s practice repeatedly interrupting passing plays. His physicality, and ability to know where the receiver was going disrupted the passing scheme all morning long. Fellow Corner, Miles Shuler-Foster demonstrated his ability to stick with receivers during plays, and use his hands to bat away passes.
The Blues Linebackers had a good day as well. Damon Llyod showed off his speed in getting across the line. Adam Rodriguez showed his ability to read a quarterback and recorded an interception along with several swatted down passes. Xavier Preston was phenomenal in coverage, seemingly at all places on the field at once.
On the offensive side, Deondre Francois demonstrated his playmaking ability, moving around the pocket comfortably and completing passes when on the move. Wide Receivers Brandon Arconado and Davion Davis both showed athleticism in their receptions, using their bodies to make tough catches. Tight End Daniel Allen also had several physical plays resulting in 20+ yard receptions.
The Blues worked on punt teams, as well as kickoff today, both were efficient in their walkthroughs.
Quarterback Drew Anderson had a good showing during today’s Jousters’ practice. Anderson looked good in the pocket, staying mobile as he made his progressions, he also showed off his arm speed with several quick 20 yard passes.
Anthony Ratliff- Williams showed his knowledge of the playbook by being in the correct spot for Quarterback Luis Perez to know just where to hit him on several plays this morning. Fellow Wide Receiver, Joshua Simmons, made multiple athletic catches, really getting past defenders to make the play. WR Tyler Palka showed off his toolbelt of skills and made several very important blocks during 7-7 drills. Tight End Dequan Hampton showed his ability to make plays and get around defenders today with his route running and quickness.
Running Back Lavon Coleman stood out in today’s practice as well. Coleman Showed he was good around the edge, breaking past the tackles and going downstream quickly. He also read defenses and made it past the line of scrimmage untouched several times this morning.
For the Defense, AJ Hendy regularly put pressure on the quarterbacks and even tipped a pass on a play. During the Linebacker drills, William Likely made a very good move over the “receiver” for an airborne interception. On the Defensive Line, Tackle Darrius Moragne showed his ability to get around the edge and to the ball quickly.
Jose M. Rodriguez III