Camp update

August 08, 2002|By Brent Jones

Thumbs up:Linebacker Adalius Thomas chased running back Derek Homer about 45 yards after the play until he caught up with him, showing tremendous hustle. ... Will Demps and Ray Lewis each had impressive interceptions.

Thumbs down:Ed Reed dropped what would have been an interception of an overthrown ball by Chris Redman. ... D.J. Humphries dropped what would have been a first-down completion.

Quotable:"That's not right. Why don't you do Chris McAlister or Gary Baxter like that? You know Chris would get up [in your face]." Special teams assistant Bennie Thompson to Ron Johnson after Johnson's questionable block on 5-foot-9, 160-pound Lamont Brightful during yesterday's light practice.

Injuries:Linebacker Peter Boulware (ankle), end Michael McCrary (knee), cornerback Gary Baxter (hamstring), end Tony Weaver (ankle), linebacker Andre Arnold (knee) and cornerback Jason Olford (hamstring) did not practice. Running back Chester Taylor (leg) was limited in drills.

Today's schedule:Full-squad practice, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Walk-through, 4 p.m.

Countdown to season opener: 31 days.

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