Curran: Breakdown of Day 1 of Pats min-camp
Tue, 12 Jun 2012|
CSNNE.com's Patriots Insider Tom E. Curran joins SNC to report on day 1 at mini-camp.
Patriots that it did kicking off Tuesday at Gillette Stadium that you may not know we're number sixteen is Jesse Holley but I. Think that this is a story that you wanted to hear about this -- joined the Cowboys in. 2009 after winning at training camp invite from Michael Irvin short lived reality series. Fourth and long he was among the final cuts -- camp as a wide receiver there and it looked solid practice what we're here on out. -- making the team and caught seven passes in 2011 including a 77 yard catch and run. You went through that set up the Cowboys for the victory over the San Francisco 49ers got caught by the Cowboys was one of the biggest career was over -- with -- on vacation it may soon when he got. Pretty important phone. I was in Mexico are different in Mexico. So album a little vacation and it was it was promptly interrupted what subtle mind. And so you had to scramble to get back here. Full workout and you know it all worked out. I'm joined -- -- Patriots is out of the CS NNE dot com the one and only talk during the season Thomas thanks I'm Brian Waters we did not see on the practice field for mini camp on Tuesday what's the deal there. Well I think his situation is that he will continue to be on his own agenda the Patriots learned last year that he could join the team. Within a week of the season opener and still be good to go but. What you still have to have reservations so we have not been able to confirm from the list multiple from the bill Belichick's mouth. That he is definitely coming back a lot of free supposition is that we will see Brian Waters at the right track position is. Until he's there you can't before we Bruins. You have to be concerned though because he's getting up there in years and -- time on the back and did that he's -- be -- -- I tell it that's what I thought last year because the opener was in Miami and was going to be sweltering hot nice and how -- -- -- in this 34 year old player just roll out of bed and start playing right -- He ended up being a Pro -- so I think we have to suspend that for him what do they do. As if she's not if he's not coming back -- of things on a place in the offensive line position especially right guard. Well I think that the one swing gets you have in the mix is Robert Gallery whether he's on the right from the left I think he's been better off at the guard position overall his career. You have a mix of linemen don't Dan Connolly. It's probably better served in the cockpit of the game hoping so but that's when you start to get into the dominoes which is something that's difficult but even those -- of mini camps. You have guys playing a little bit out of position while it's good -- experience. It's also good to get on the page is to be on during training him. Yeah we talk about continuity most often mind you like those guys together as long as possible on your left tackles -- -- -- -- him Allen of course retired. -- the -- -- about continuity gronkowski -- rebounding from that and an ankle injury Hernandez finally on the field and been out here during OT is not on the bodies out there. Nolan and that includes Daniel fells who was a free agent pick up was more the blocking tight end. But is the back up the gronkowski and Hernandez didn't have last year he's re aggravated an injury that sustained previously they hope they'll be ready for training camp again that's another player. They don't have at the position. Brad Herman was a rookie that they signed out of Iowa who was on draft is a while ago got hurt so last Bill Belichick today during the press conference how hard is this. When you have guys who are not in the -- to -- the normal plays Lisa this is kind of what training camp and mini camps -- all about and then that's when in the. Didn't practice much because guys don't have a down. Just yet RE is Tommy current pitcher does not CS NNE dot com the majority Nike.