- Stevan Ridley has missed the last couple of days of practice. I don’t expect to see the running back out there, and that means Shane Vereen should get a run with the first team. It will be interesting to see how he does, as he had a lot of success last week against the Saints’ second-tier defenders. If Vereen continues to run hard, there could be a running back battle in camp.
- Sebastian Vollmer was taken off the PUP list on Sunday, but don’t expect him to be in the line-up. The lineman needs to be in shells for a couple of days and then inserted into practice, but the good news is he appears close to a return. To have him back would really help strengthen the offensive line, which has taken it’s hits over the last week.
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