Patriots Blog: Training Camp Day 1 Observations

July 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Patriots Blog: Training Camp Day 1 Observations
" BOSTON (CBS) – Here are some of the observations from day one of training camp.

- Even though teams are not allowed to go full contact on the first two days of training camp, the Pats went as close to full speed as possible.  The team was in shells and they let it all hang out on 7-on-7 drills and then again on 11 on 11 drills.

- Number 72 on the Patriots for as long as I have known them, has been Matt Light.  Light is retired and now Robert Gallery wears his number.  Gallery has long hair spilling out of his helmet, so it gets a double take at first glance.  Today Gallery was on the second team at right guard.  The first team had Dan Koppen at center, Ryan Wendell at left guard and Dan Connolly at right guard.

Watch: Quick Hits From Day 1

- First-round pick Chandler Jones is number 95, and the rookie d-lineman is a huge man.  Watching him out there on the field, there’s no wonder the Pats drafted him.  He’s athletic and strong.  Talking to him, he comes off very bright "

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