Jun 11, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) during minicamp at the New Orleans Saints Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Quick Notes from Saints Morning Training Camp

The New Orleans Saints officially kicked off their 2014 training camp this morning, much to the delight of many Who Dats. Here are some highlights/notes from this morning:

  • Weather was between 61-70 degrees
  • NT John Jenkins did not participate (PUP), and OT Tavon Rooks did not participate
  • WR Joe Morgan looked good and fully participated, wore a sleeve on his right knee
  • S Jairus Byrd had helmet on, participated in stretches, and wore sweats while the rest of the team wore shorts – worked with trainer, performed well in individual drills
  • C Jonathan Goodwin started taking second team reps, while Tim Lelito took first team reps
  • WR Kenny Stills went out with a right quad injury, was able to walk off on own
  • LB Victor Butler and CB Patrick Robinson worked with the first team defense
  • QB Luke McCown  and CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste were among those that took second team reps; QB Ryan Griffin worked on field goal and extra point holds
  • K Shayne Graham was perfect on a 47-yard field goal try while K Derek Dimke clanked it off the left post; distance was not an issue – both kickers went 3/3 on tries
  • WR Nick Toon continues to impress, hauled in a back shoulder throw on CB Champ Bailey 
  • 2-time PGA Champ, Bubba Watson, and Dr. James Andrews were among those in attendance this morning; Watson dropped a pass from QB Drew Brees
  • WR Brandon Coleman hauled in a deep ball from QB Ryan Griffin over CB Corey White
  •  went up in front of S Ty Zimmerman on a 30-yard catch from Drew Brees at goal line, and TE Jimmy Graham appropriately gave him a nice chest bump
  • P Thomas Morstead was mad at himself after one of his punts had a 4.78 second hang-time
  • Crowd was screaming LB Junior Galette‘s name, and Galette responded by raising his hands and giving a loud laugh
  • CB Champ Bailey was teaching CB Keenan Lewis a few things during practice
  • There was a LOT of media personnel in attendance

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