By Larry Holder - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Defensive prowess continues to be the theme for the New Orleans Saints during training camp with the trend extending into the team’s sixth practice session.
The team practiced indoors with helmets, shells and shorts Wednesday (Aug. 1) after three consecutive padded practices. Pads or no pads, the defense hasn’t let up much of a step at all against Drew Brees and Co.
This practice didn’t turn into interception-fest like Monday’s practice in the monsoon. The pass rush became more of a story Wednesday.
I’m giving sacks to Sheldon Rankins, Cam Jordan, Vonn Bell, Alex Okafor and Trey Hendrickson during team drills. Jayrone Elliott also picked up a pressure by knocking the ball away from Tom Savage as he attempted a pass.
Kurt Coleman nearly intercepted a pass over the middle from Brees. Defensive backs Bell, Linden Stephens and De’Vante Harris also broke up passes during team drills. ...
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