From the Sidelines: Morning Practice

The (non-Bentley) details you want to know from this morning's practice session...

* Tight-end Kellen Winslow participated in team drills and shows no ill effects coming off knee surgery.

* Offensive lineman LeCharles Bentley was in uniform, but did not participate in any drills. Despite being in great physical shape, Bentley will be eased back into the system.

* Tight-end Steve Heiden (back surgery) was participating in practice sessions.

* Defensive back Jereme Perry injured the pinkie finger on his right hand and went in for x-rays following the practice session.

* Running back Jerome Harrison continues to show a spark in team drills and has run very effectively behind the left side of the line.

* QB's Derek Anderson and Brady Quinn threw interceptions in drills. Neither QB has been 'spinning' the ball consistently. Quinn has looked the better of the two in drills throwing down the seam (no pass-rush). One obvious difference in these two QB's is in their mechanics, as Anderson does not plant and rip through the ball nearly as hard as Quinn. Anderson utilizes his physical arm strength more often than not, which may play a role in his slight inconsistency As for Quinn, he is quick into his drops, plants hard and comes through the ball with more force. Both QB's show the ability to make all the necessary throws effectively.

* Rex Hadnot remains the starting RG with the absence of Ryan Tucker (hip surgery).

* Wide receiver Donte Stallworth and cornerback Brandon McDonald were missing from camp today due to personal issues (death-in family).

* The starting defensive line was Shaun Rogers at the nose, flanked by Corey Williams and Robaire Smith. Linebackers were Andra Davis and D'Qwell Jackson inside, with Willie McGinest and Kamerion Wimbley outside. Brodney Pool and Sean Jones were the safeties, with Eric Wright and Terry Cousin at the corners.

* As the practice session went on, the primary defensive linemen rotated positions, with Rogers and Shaun Smith seeing time at the nose and end.

* Rookie Beau Bell played primarily with the second unit defense.

* Rookie tight-end Martin Rucker made two solid receptions in passing drills in the seam.

* Undrafted free agent DB Mil'von James looked solid in passing drills.

* Josh Cribbs dropped a couple balls in passing drills, and then noted that he must do a better job tucking the ball before running.

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