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Old 07-26-2013, 10:53 AM   #1
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Akiem Hicks getting looks as DE and DT with first-string D in #Saints walk-through. At first he was DE with Brodrick Bunkley at NT, then he moved to NT with Tom Johnson at DE.

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Re: Akiem Hicks getting looks as DE and DT with first-string ...

I expect him to play both positions in different situations
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Re: Akiem Hicks getting looks as DE and DT with first-string ...

As long as he's on the field as much as possible. I'm happy to see Johnson getting some first team reps also. I think he can be more than solid as a 3-4 end.
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Re: Akiem Hicks getting looks as DE and DT with first-string ...

Love it... Keep tweaking Ryan...
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Just heard on Training Camp Live on the NFLNetwork; that the defense forced 3 takeaways in the first 8 plays in this mornings practice.

Harper said the players are reacting instead of thinking
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Re: Akiem Hicks getting looks as DE and DT with first-string ...

I don't like for our defense to be forcing takeaways in practice....that means Drew is ready to throw 19 more picks.....
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Re: Akiem Hicks getting looks as DE and DT with first-string ...

Come over, I'm watching it also.
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Re: Akiem Hicks getting looks as DE and DT with first-string ...

Originally Posted by rezburna View Post
I don't like for our defense to be forcing takeaways in practice....that means Drew is ready to throw 19 more picks.....
Difference between a takeaway and an interception.
Neither "Interception" or "Drew
Brees" was never mentioned in that conversation.


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Originally Posted by rezburna View Post
I don't like for our defense to be forcing takeaways in practice....that means Drew is ready to throw 19 more picks.....
First non-padded practice of training camp, and Drew is destined for 19 picks? You're such a pessimist
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Re: Akiem Hicks getting looks as DE and DT with first-string ...

Originally Posted by |Mitch| View Post
First non-padded practice of training camp, and Drew is destined for 19 picks? You're such a pessimist
I really am when it comes to football. I expect the worse, so if the results are good I'm pleasantly surprised.

But the point I must stress, put me at corner and the Saints have a top 5 defense easy.
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