Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Riders Training Camp Report - Day 3

The following is the Day 3 report from the 2016 Roughrider Training Camp presented by Coors Light.


National fullback Spencer Moore

Number change:
Dillon Grondin is now wearing #76 and has moved to linebacker

Did not participate:
Justin Capicciotti (day-to-day)
John Chiles (day-to-day)
Jorgen Hus (suspended – personal)
Jeff Knox Jr. (day-to-day)
Jonathan Newsome (day-to-day)
Eric Norwood (injured)
Xavier Walker (day-to-day)

National linebacker Nehemie Kankolongo                       

The players returned to the field for Day 3 of training camp and for the second day in a row the pads were on. The competition continues to intensify as the single practice session of the day included an extended one-on-one period and game like situations during teams period.

Coach Jones watched intently as the offensive and defensive lines battled it out in one-on-ones as he nominated a handful of defensive players to take reps as offensive linemen.   

Veteran receiver Rob Bagg made an impressive diving catch along the sidelines on a deep corner route during the one-on-one period.

During the full team period, rookie Canadian defensive back Joel Brtka from the Burlington Braves junior football program jumped in front of a pass to the flats for an impressive interception.  

Players and coaches will hit the practice field at Griffiths Stadium for Day 4 of training camp with two practice sessions. The players will be on the field at 9:00AM with practice running until approximately 12:30PM. 

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