By Nick Underhill
Notes and observations from Wednesday’s minicamp practice.
Attendance: Cam Jordan and Michael Thomas were not spotted.
Limited: Tre’quan Smith, Cam Meredith, Brandon Coleman, Deon Yelder, Daniel Lasco, Trey Hendrickson, Alex Okafor, Marcus Davenport
Different pace: After having a lot of team periods and action to follow during Tuesday’s practice, Wednesday’s session looked a little different. There were periods spent walking through some running plays and a lot of time on kickoffs. The team only had one team period where all the quarterbacks received reps. The practice ended with Drew Brees leading a two-minute period.
Special teams: The way on the team for a lot of players will be through special teams, so it is important to pay attention to who is getting reps with the various units. It’s too soon to handicap anything, but it is notable that guys like wide receiver Travin Dural, cornerback Arthur Maulet, running back Trey Edmunds and defensive back J.T. Gray all got work on the kick return team. Josh Huff, Boston Scott, Ted Ginn, Alvin Kamara and Tommylee Lewis all returned kicks.
Wil Lutz and Thomas Morstead both attempted onside kicks. The team also had a period where it attempted hurry-up field goals. ...
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