I guess Chip Kelly decided to limit the actual hitting and tackling this past Sunday at the public training camp session held at the Linc.
Probably a wise decision, I suppose. Not that the devastating knee injury to Jeremy Maclin on Saturday had anything to do with hitting or tackling. It did not. Still, there was a squeamish feeling surrounding the Linc on Sunday.
As Jordan Raanan reports,"They didn't do any full-contact drills that involved tackling to the ground. Still, it was a bit more physical than the past couple days. Guys were bumped/knocked to the ground on more than a few occasions. It's clear the players (especially on defense) are ready for some hitting."
Overall, there was still plenty to take away from Sunday's workout, including that rookie quarterback Matt Barkley had a very strong day (albeit with the 3rd unit...)
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