Evening Practice Notes: 8/17

Don Delco kept his watchful eye on evening practice for the OBR on Tuesday.

BEREA, Ohio — The Browns took to the practice field Tuesday night to conclude the second-to-last two-a-day practice that is open to fans this season. Here are some observations from the two-hour practice.

Bike Brigade: James Davis, Coye Francies, Mohamed Massaquoi, Brandon McDonald, C.J. Mosley and Tony Pashos spent practice on the bikes doing their best Lance Armstrong impersonations.

First Team OL: Working with the starting offensive line, Scott Kooistra played right tackle and Billy Yates played right guard in place of Shawn Lauvao (personal reasons), Floyd Womack (knee) and Pashos.

During practice, the Browns displayed their unbalanced line moving Joe Thomas to the right of Kooistra. In that formation, the Browns attempted a downfield pass to Cribbs that was broken up by Sheldon Brown.

Double Trouble: In a red zone drill, Sheldon Brown intercepted Jake Delhomme for the second time that day. In the morning practice, Brown picked off Delhomme in the same drill.

This time Delhomme rebounded on the very next play to find Evan Moore for a touchdown.

McCoy Efficient: In the red zone same drill, McCoy took his first snap and hit Bobby Engram on a 20-yard slant play for a score. After the touchdown, the ball was moved inside the 5-yard-line where McCoy connected with wide receiver Taurus Johnson. In all, two touchdown passes on two plays for McCoy, who showed no ill effects of the banged-up thumb.

Wallace Elusiveness: All day long, Seneca Wallace showed his ability to extend a play when flushed out of the pocket. He also displayed accuracy throwing on the run. Both traits enabled him to find Brian Robiskie for the Browns second touchdown against Green Bay last Saturday.

In the afternoon practice's 11-on-11 drill, Wallace wiggled himself free and connected with Engram on deep slant for a touchdown.

Practice Can Be Fun: In the final minutes of practice, the second-team offense (white team) took over against the second-team defense (brown team) trailing 28-20 with less than 20 seconds to go. On a fourth and goal, defensive coordinator Rob Ryan walked over to the referee and called a timeout right before the ball was snapped.

This grew some irate comments from the offense's sidelines toward Ryan, who responded by simply strutting down his sidelines, acting as proud as a peacock for his shenanigans. After the time out, the offense enacted its revenge, drawing the defense offsides.

Now with the ball on the 5-yard line, Wallace found Chris Jennings who caught the ball one-handed for the touchdown and to pull the white team within 28-26. On the two-point conversion try, Wallace found Jake Allen. The white team's sidelines erupted in joy as practice ended.

Off Day: The Browns will not have practice Wednesday. The final day of training camp open to fans is Thursday, as the Browns have two practices 8:45-10:45 a.m. and 5:45-7:45 p.m.

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