Alvin Kamara dazzles: Saints minicamp Day 1 observations (1 Viewer)

By Larry Holder

1. Alvin Kamara is still a weapon

Michael Thomas typically earns superstar status with his habitual impressive receptions during practices. With no Thomas on Tuesday, Alvin Kamara reminded the fans he’s still a weapon to be reckoned with in the passing game.

Kamara snatched an intermediate route running down the sideline right over the head of Davis. It also left Marshon Lattimore and Marcus Williams looking at each other wondering what happened.

Kamara took the bulk of the first-team snaps at tailback even with Mark Ingram returning to the practice field after Ingram sat out organized team activities. Ingram took some first-team reps later in practice.

2. The more A.J. Klein, the better

We’ve progressively seen linebacker A.J. Klein play more throughout organized team activities and now minicamp after missing part of last season with a groin injury.

For example, Klein jumped in with the first unit throughout much of Tuesday’s session. He teamed up with Demario Davis in nickel spots. Klein even fanned out wide in coverage to defend Boston Scott, leaving Davis in the middle.

A healthy Klein muddies the linebacker waters even more, but a healthy Klein is certainly a positive for the overall play for the defense. ...

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