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I'll be going to a few practice sessions at training camp this year.  Any of you going also?

I plan on doing some scouting of the team, mostly some of our unknowns, and see if I can get a feel for what we really have out there.  I'll be there the 25th, that's the date I'm doing something for a fan that cannot make it to training camp.  Caroline Cann and the Colts organization have set something up, so I can do this for that person.  While I'm there on that day, I'm hoping to get to speak to a few people, Colts and media both.

Any of you have anything specific you'd like me to check on, watch for, or ask if I get the chance?

Pretty excited to be able to do this, hope I can make at least this one fan's wish come true!  

(I'll explain what's going on in that area after it happens.  Reason's.)

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I’d love to find out how they are using their LBers. Now that they have 3 starting caliber LBs in Leonard, Walker, and Okereke, I wonder if they’ll play 3 LBs on the field more. They didn’t seem to do that so much in 2018. 

 

Also id like to see how our rookies are progressing and how Braden Smith is progressing at RT. 

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The usual stuff. Reps for young guys at crowded positions -- safety, corner, LB, WR, RB, etc. Who's rotating on the OL, who will be the backup LT/RT, how does Deon Cain look, can anyone block Justin Houston, etc. 

 

Edit: What are they doing with Devin Funchess and Parris Campbell?

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22 minutes ago, Lawrence Owen said:

I'll be going to a few practice sessions at training camp this year.  Any of you going also?

I plan on doing some scouting of the team, mostly some of our unknowns, and see if I can get a feel for what we really have out there.  I'll be there the 25th, that's the date I'm doing something for a fan that cannot make it to training camp.  Caroline Cann and the Colts organization have set something up, so I can do this for that person.  While I'm there on that day, I'm hoping to get to speak to a few people, Colts and media both.

Any of you have anything specific you'd like me to check on, watch for, or ask if I get the chance?

Pretty excited to be able to do this, hope I can make at least this one fan's wish come true!  

(I'll explain what's going on in that area after it happens.  Reason's.)

Cann is gone sadly - she went to Carolina, she was the Kelly Crull to what the Cubs have. Just keep us updated on Luck's health and play + how TY looks, that is the main key to us being great. Nelson and Leonard are real young, not worried about them. Thanks my friend. 

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Right now the position the interests me the most would be the CB position. Desir, Moore, Wilson, Ya-Sin, Hairston, Milton, Collins, and Tell plus udfa and try outs. That is a pretty crowded position group and someone is either going to get cut or traded so I will be curious to see who is getting playing time. 

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The interior D line and if any of the UDFA d linemen are flashing.

 

Thanks in advance Lawrence.

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2 hours ago, Lawrence Owen said:

I'll be going to a few practice sessions at training camp this year.  Any of you going also?

I plan on doing some scouting of the team, mostly some of our unknowns, and see if I can get a feel for what we really have out there.  I'll be there the 25th, that's the date I'm doing something for a fan that cannot make it to training camp.  Caroline Cann and the Colts organization have set something up, so I can do this for that person.  While I'm there on that day, I'm hoping to get to speak to a few people, Colts and media both.

Any of you have anything specific you'd like me to check on, watch for, or ask if I get the chance?

Pretty excited to be able to do this, hope I can make at least this one fan's wish come true!  

(I'll explain what's going on in that area after it happens.  Reason's.)

Look forward to your reports.   The biggest enigma I think is EJ speed.   I’m not expecting much this year but any info on him will be appreciated 

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2 hours ago, 2006Coltsbestever said:

Cann is gone sadly - she went to Carolina, she was the Kelly Crull to what the Cubs have. Just keep us updated on Luck's health and play + how TY looks, that is the main key to us being great. Nelson and Leonard are real young, not worried about them. Thanks my friend. 

I know Cann left.  But we had this meeting set up 3 months ago prior to her leaving the organization.  She kept her word on this, even after she left, she set this up between me and the Colts.  Great woman.

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51 minutes ago, dodsworth said:

The interior D line and if any of the UDFA d linemen are flashing.

 

Thanks in advance Lawrence.

Yeah, I have personal interest in Shippy myself.  Even if he is slightly undersized for the NT role.  He and I have spoken right before the Colts signed him, and have been following him closely ever since.

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I'm definitely interested to see the cornerbacks with Jalen Collins, Quincy Wilson, Rock Ya-Sin, and Marvell Tell. 

 

P.S. Caroline Cann moved to Carolina as the Panthers team reporter. 

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Just a FYI for training camp. The defense usually looks awful in my opinion. But it makes sense, they don't play at full go. So it makes things seem a little off balance. But it's a fun time. I love going to training camp!

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The entire eyes of the NFL will be focused sharply on West 56th Street and who makes the roster as long snapper for the Indianapolis Colts

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59 minutes ago, MTC said:

I'm definitely interested to see the cornerbacks with Jalen Collins, Quincy Wilson, Rock Ya-Sin, and Marvell Tell. 

 

P.S. Caroline Cann moved to Carolina as the Panthers team reporter. 

Yeah, check my reply 2 post's above yours. :)

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11 minutes ago, shakedownstreet said:

The entire eyes of the NFL will be focused sharply on West 56th Street and who makes the roster as long snapper for the Indianapolis Colts

5 years...almost $5 mil...If Luke Rhodes loses his spot,...it'll be to the best LS ever...lol.

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8 minutes ago, Lawrence Owen said:

5 years...almost $5 mil...If Luke Rhodes loses his spot,...it'll be to the best LS ever...lol.

 

 So long as Just Snow's number stays retired, I am good with it

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Thanks LO but any tidbits of information would be appreciated.

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I would say WR and CB would my two areas of interest.

 

I too, will be there on the 3rd and 4th of August and will be watching those two position groups closely!

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8 hours ago, Lawrence Owen said:

I'll be going to a few practice sessions at training camp this year.  Any of you going also?

I plan on doing some scouting of the team, mostly some of our unknowns, and see if I can get a feel for what we really have out there.  I'll be there the 25th, that's the date I'm doing something for a fan that cannot make it to training camp.  Caroline Cann and the Colts organization have set something up, so I can do this for that person.  While I'm there on that day, I'm hoping to get to speak to a few people, Colts and media both.

Any of you have anything specific you'd like me to check on, watch for, or ask if I get the chance?

Pretty excited to be able to do this, hope I can make at least this one fan's wish come true!  

(I'll explain what's going on in that area after it happens.  Reason's.)

I want to know how Rock Ya-Sin, Okereke, and Campbell are doing.

53 minutes ago, Scott Pennock said:

I would say WR and CB would my two areas of interest.

 

I too, will be there on the 3rd and 4th of August and will be watching those two position groups closely!

On what date are the Browns going to be there?

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8 hours ago, 2006Coltsbestever said:

Cann is gone sadly - she went to Carolina, she was the Kelly Crull to what the Cubs have. Just keep us updated on Luck's health and play + how TY looks, that is the main key to us being great. Nelson and Leonard are real young, not worried about them. Thanks my friend. 

Yeah, you would have thought they would have hired someone new by now. 

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19 minutes ago, superrep1967 said:

Yeah, you would have thought they would have hired someone new by now. 

 

I believe they have, someone from one of the local TV stations is what I heard.

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51 minutes ago, superrep1967 said:

I want to know how Rock Ya-Sin, Okereke, and Campbell are doing.

On what date are the Browns going to be there?

The Browns are there the last week of training camp August 14,15. I’ll be there and the game Saturday.

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I wanna know if Wilson and Beckham will get in a fight haha 

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As has already been mentioned.... the LBs.... and the EDGE guys.

 

I’m curious to see how Banogu and Turay do.

 

Thanks Lawrence  :hat:

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Important stuff......you know, like.......

 

Does Mathis still look like he could get to a QB?

 

The artwork of TY's socks, backpack, etc....

 

What's written on Nelson's shirt

 

Beard/no beard?

 

 

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3 hours ago, superrep1967 said:

Yeah, you would have thought they would have hired someone new by now. 

 

2 hours ago, Cynjin said:

 

I believe they have, someone from one of the local TV stations is what I heard.

 

https://twitter.com/LarraOverton   Was hired as her replacement.

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To me, WR. It's the position with the most newbies with a chance to start from day 1, or 2 lol. 

 

Specifically,

1) Where are they lining up Campbell. I think we all assumed slot would be his home, but Ballard spent time talking about him needing to learn how to play "outside". 

 

2) Where is Funch lining up, and what routes is he running. Are they prioritizing the routes that they published (that he was successful at), or are they trying him out all over field. Also, how much time is he getting at bully/big-slot?

 

3) Anything on Cain if he returns

 

4) What position do they have Dulin taking reps at?

 

5) Anything on Fountain's performance. They've talked a lot about his route running has improved. Is it true, and is he catching well.

 

6) Guessing we'll also get a peak at Campbell and Dulin in returns. Very interested in how both are doing. And are cutting back on Rogers and Pascal's time?

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4 minutes ago, 2006Coltsbestever said:

Will TY wear a clown mask lol.

Not until we go to Houston.

ROFLMAO!

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I'm thinking of going to camp on the 25th as well.

 

Top things I'm interested in:

1. Banogu and his usage.  How much OLB?  How much DE?  How much does it affect the usage of the other players at those positions?

2. Rock Ya-Sin's development.  How soon does he project as a starter, and how does that affect the veterans, esp Wilson?

3. Funchess development time with Luck.

4. Campbell's growth, and how will we use him?

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Pay attention to that SPF rating on your sunblock! 

 

Look out for yall's skin, and thanks for going down there! 

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Ware is someone no one mentioned. How shifty and if he has any

power behind his runs.

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I'll be attending a session or 2 as well.

 

My biggest areas of focus will be on the WRs, DL, CBs and LBs. 

 

Curious to see how those reps shake out. 

 

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On 7/12/2019 at 10:02 AM, throwing BBZ said:

 Some video of our rookies moving around post snap would be great. Thanks.

I would if we could, but video is forbidden.  (the Patriots at the Jet's camp comes to mind)

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