New Jacksonville defensive back coach Donnie Henderson had high words of praise for the team's second-year safety Reggie Nelson. It took just two weeks of OTAs for Henderson to compare Nelson with one of the game's best in the secondary.
"I can only compare him to one of the other guys that I drafted and had some history with - Ed Reed. This guy is as talented as Ed Reed," said Henderson. "What I've got to get him to do is be a little bit more vocal right now. But you talk about athletic skills, as far as going to get the football, understanding where he's suppose to be, special. He's a special guy."
Jaguars defensive coordinator Gregg Williams met with local media for the first time since the team's off-season training sessions began and he had the following advice for those on hand:
"A few things I've seen you guys do in the past here the last few weeks is reporting about where we're playing people. To go on the record right now is, there are going to be a lot of changes in that respect meaning that what we're trying to do right now in our 18 spring practices, is as much cross-training as we can.
"You're seeing safeties play corner. You're seeing corners play safety. You're seeing inside linebackers play outside, outside linebackers playing inside. You're seeing the defensive linemen rotating all different directions. There is no depth chart any time here in the spring. There really won't be a real serious depth chart until we lead into the Tennessee Titans opener and other than that, there will be a lot of things that we do during the training camp also to try to move people around."
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