Change? Prove it.
While it was clear this was the first team practice, there was certainly a level of focus unlike any seen in the recent past.
Clearly, this coaching staff is attempting to prepare the team with tangible exercises—ones meant to replicate actual game-play with the purpose to translate onto Saturdays.
Already, the new tone is evident: This is physical football. While no pads were on today, players were flying around and hitting—a couple of skirmishes further showed this is not the same regime from 12 months ago.
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