Tuesday OTA - Play By Play

Since the OTA's aren't open to the public, here is a breakdown of Tuesday's workout in written format. Below is a semi-detailed play by play account of 11 on 11 and 7 on 7 drills.

11 on 11 Drills
First Team Unit

Larry Johnson gets the ball on a left sweep and takes it for a three yard gain. Tackled made by Kawika Mitchell.

Trent Green throws a pass and the ball is knocked down at the line of scrimmage by Keyaron Fox.

• Larry Johnson runs off of the left tackle for a four yard gain and is tackled by Jared Allen.

• Green runs play action and drops back to hit a wide open Dante Hall for a 25 yard gain. Hall's reception was in front of Sammy Knight.

• Larry Johnson gets the ball on a dive play and explodes in to the secondary on a run that would have likely gone the distance.

Richard Smith beats Patrick Surtain a fly route to down the sideline. Smith makes an over the shoulder catch on the play that would have gone for a 60+ yard touchdown.

• Keyaron Fox steps in front of a short Trent Green pass that was intended for Eddie Kennison. Fox was however unable to come away with the interception.

• Trent Green drops back only to be sacked by Lional Dalton and Keyaron Fox.

• Larry Johnson gets the run off of left tackle and is stuffed their by Kendrell Bell and a host of other defenders.

• Keyaron Fox breaks up a short Trent Green pass over the middle intended for Kris Wilson.

• Trent Green hands the ball off to Dante Hall on an End Around on the left side for a four yard gain. Jared Allen was there to make the tackle.

• Trent Green hits Kris Wilson on a shallow Out Pattern and Wilson is abruptly tackled by Keyaron Fox and Patrick Surtain.

Second Team Unit
Todd Collins hands the ball off the RB Dee Brown who runs right up the middle for a gain of ten yards.

• Collins drops back and is sacked by Carlos Hall.

• Collins drops back and hits Larry Johnson on a shallow Out Pattern for a gain of six yards.

• Collins hands the ball to RB Sam Gado on a draw play. Gado bounces it off of left tackle for a short gain. Tackle made by middle linebacker Boomer Grigsby.

• Collins drops back and hits Kris Wilson for a 25 yard touchdown pass that would have resulted in a touchdown.

• On play action, Collins throws a dump pass over the middle that is knocked down by outside linebacker Kris Griffin.

Derrick Johnson, Jabari Issa, Shaunard Harts, and Julian Battle converge on a run off of the right tackle and stuff it for no gain.

• Todd Collins is sacked by Quinton Caver

• Running back Sam Gado takes a handoff up the middle and is stuffed by Derrick Johnson and Boomer Grigsby.

Junior Siavii breaks through the offensive line to sack Todd Collins for a five yard loss.

• Running back Sam Gado takes a handoff up the middle and is stuffed by Derrick Johnson and Boomer Grigsby.

• Collins throws deep down the field for Nathaniel Curry who makes a nice catch in traffic. Curry is tackled by Boomer Grigsby and Derrick Johnson on the play.

Third Team Unit
• Quarterback Damon Huard throws a deep pass that connects with receiver Nathaniel Curry for a thirty yard gain.

•Damon Huard hits Craphonso Thorpe on a quick slant for a seven yard gain.

• Huard connects with Richard Smith on a deep ball and Smith takes it in for a forty yard touchdown.

• Running back Sam Gado gets the ball on a dive and almost takes it the distance before Alphonso Hodge comes all the way across the field to make the tackle.

7 on 7 Drills
First Team Unit

• Trent Green throws a pass over the middle to tight end Jason Dunn but Kawika Mitchell is there to knock the ball away.

• Green throws a swing pass to Larry Johnson on the left side and he is tackled there by Kendrell Bell for a short gain.

• Green looks deep and finds a wide open Eddie Kennison who beat Eric Warfield at the right hash on an In Route for a 30 yard gain. Samie Parker made this possible by the attention he drew on a fly pattern.

• Green is unable to connect with receiver Richard Smith as Patrick Surtain is there with perfect coverage.

• Eddie Kennison gets by Patrick Surtain on a fly pattern but Green slightly overthrows the wide open Kennison for a would-be touchdown.

• Trent Green throws to Richard Smith on a Short Out and Kendrell Bell and Eric Warfield are there to make the tackle for a short gain.

•Samie Parker makes a catch on a shallow in route for a five yard gain. He was tackled there by Kendrell Bell.

• Trent Green hits Dante Hall on a deep post against the defense that is sitting in a cover two zone. Dante made a fantastic catch on a play that would have been a fifty yard completion.

Second Team Unit
• Todd Collins finds receiver Craphonso Thorpe on a shallow In Pattern for a gain of six yards. Derrick Johnson and Boomer Grigsby were there to make the tackle.

• Collins throws a swing pass Dee Brown and Derrick Johnson is there to make the tackle for a minimal gain.

• Craphonso Thorpe beats Dexter McCleon on a fifteen yard Out Pattern to make a nice leaping catch.

• Craphonso Thorpe runs a nice Out and Up Pattern to separate from the defender but he cannot hold on to the ball on a play where he would have been wide open by NFL standards.

• Collins throws a swing pass to the right but Derrick Johnson is there to make the tackle as the play results in a minimal gain.

• Collins throws a swing pass to the left and Quinton Caver is there to make the stop for no gain.


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