Originally written July 29, 2013 on CLNS Radio:
Stew Milne, USA TODAY Sports 10 thoughts on Monday's practice, the fourth of Patriots' training camp and the second in full pads.  Leon Washington and Danny Amendola look very, very smooth returning punts. The run defense looks excellent. (Or is it that the run offense looks terrible?) Either way, the Pats front seven consistently stonewalled the first team o’s run attempts – regardless of the back. Ryan Mallet looked dreadful against the second team D. Tim Tebow was even worse. It’s not the throws – though they are inconsistent too – it’s that Tebow takes 7-8 seconds before getting rid of the ball. To be fair, Tebow has thrown a nice deep ball consistently. Tight end Zach Sudfeld could be the Hernandez replacement. He looks like he is playing at a different speed than the other tight ends. Daniel Fells and Michael Hoomanawanui look solid too. Jake Ballard looks slow, but he’s huge and used his body a few times to shield the defender and bring in the catch. Hooman had fantas...

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