The offense had the upper hand on day one
One of the highlights of mini camp is the 11 on 11 offense vs. defense team session. Although it’s still just guys running around in jerseys, shorts, and helmets, it’s the closets thing we have to real live football to this point.
With the additions of tight end Jared Cook and running back Marshawn Lynch to an already potent offense, it would be expected that the offense would win the battle against the defense this early in the spring.
The fact of the matter is that the best offense that the defense will face all year might be the one they see in practice everyday. Coaches are hoping the old saying “iron sharpens iron” holds true.
Now some updated info regarding the defensive side of the ball:
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And finally Coach Del Rio was asked about his early impressions of rookie Gareon Conley:
"“I think the sky is the limit for him, I think he is a fine football player. He’s got exceptional movement skills. Gareon has been a sponge, learning things very quickly. He’s a good learner and a competitive guy. I’m really happy we got him. God blessed him with a lot of ability, we feel like he will be a real special player for us.”"