Abraham Confident...

DE John Abraham held a press conference at 3:15PM this afternoon to answer questions about the injury

Abraham said that the knee was badly sprained, but fortunately nothing was torn. He was optimistic that he would heal quickly, and said that he thought he would be ready for the season opener in Buffalo on September 8th…QB Vinny Testaverde, WR Wayne Chrebet and DT Larry Webster were given the afternoon off…LB Sam Cowart was in pads this afternoon, but did not participate in any contact drills…Players were wearing Shells (upper body pads) only for the afternoon practice…Rookie S Jon McGraw intercepted a pass this afternoon…QB Chad Pennington looked good throwing the ball in the 7 on 7 drills this afternoon. He hit WR Laveranues Coles on the sideline, and threw a high pass to TE Anthony Becht, who made a great leaping catch to bring the ball down…CB James Rooths injured his knee toward the end of practice, while trying to deflect a deep bomb down the sideline from Chad Pennington.

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