Judging from this practice alone, Matt Flynn is the clear-cut favorite to start in week 1 of the regular season. Flynn, as advertised, showed crispness in his mechanics and his accuracy was top-notch, (only 3 incompletions during the entire practice). He often checked down short passes rather than airing it out deep, but did flash his arm on several occasions as noted in the highlights section below.
Russell Wilson and Tarvaris Jackson struggled. Both had spurts where 3-4 straight throws would be incompletions. Wilson recovered and led some spectacular drives, but Jackson looked lost for a greater portion of the day. Sporadically he would make an eye-opening throw but was otherwise average, making me wonder whether he was actually focused on football or not (trade rumors are swirling).
Doug Baldwin and Sidney Rice were full-participants in practice. Both looked fast and fluid in their routes. Golden Tate was still sidelined with a hand injury.
Terrell Owens in p...