The St. Louis Rams wrapped up another day of practice on Friday under an oppressive sun that dialed up the temperature for their first day in pads. On hand to watch the affair was Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. As for what transpired on the field, the offensive line is still leaving fans concerned. Bradford was sharp, but according to Will from Rams Herd he lacked his deep touch on the ball.
Head coach Jeff Fisher was, overall, pleased with how his team handled the temperatures.
"I thought they pushed through it," Fisher said. "This is the first hot day with shoulder pads. The last time we were talking about the heat we didn't have pads on and it's certainly a difference, but they pushed through it. I eliminated one period. We'll pick it up tomorrow. You get a sense when enough is enough. They push, push, push and I didn't want to push them too far."
Once again, we have a long list of observations from folks on the scene at Friday's practice. Be sure to check out the full list of tweets from the day's work, and definitely make sure to follow these folks on Twitter.
Lots of PA rollout pass this practice.— Brandon Birkhead (@birktothehead) August 3, 2012
Salas with a solid catch.1st time I feel that Bradford actually had time to think for a sec...— Betsy Lancaster (@lancasbg) August 3, 2012
— RamsHerd (@RamsHerd) August 3, 2012
#RamsCamp Bradford completes two to Hooman, one each to SJ & Danny. 4-4, total time in pocket maybe 10 secs.
Bradford completes two more down the middle to Pettis (nice) and Gibson. Has yet to target left side of field. 6-7.— RamsHerd (@RamsHerd) August 3, 2012
Pead ran over Janoris. Big collision.— Brandon Birkhead (@birktothehead) August 3, 2012
Same drill Jenkins bats one away intended for Amendola— Jim Fadler (@jimiramsboy) August 3, 2012
Saffold beat by Quinn and slams his fist into the ground. They are in 11 on 11 now.— Jim Fadler (@jimiramsboy) August 3, 2012
Quick showed nice ability to adjust on a deep back-foot pass by Clemens. Fletcher should have had his eyes on. TD Quick.— RamsHerd (@RamsHerd) August 3, 2012
Big TD pass to Quick. Was wide open on post corner route.— Brandon Birkhead (@birktothehead) August 3, 2012
Zuerlein time....guy in tower needs combat pay.— Jim Fadler (@jimiramsboy) August 3, 2012
Saffold lunging too much and off balance against Quinn. But Quinn looking very good and countering better than last year— Jim Fadler (@jimiramsboy) August 3, 2012
Watched out two starting OT's today and Smith played very well on Long. Smith's balance much better and on the balls of his feet— Jim Fadler (@jimiramsboy) August 3, 2012
Total line on Bradford's throws (that I saw... missed a few): 11-15, peppered short and intermediate. Deep touch missing. Lone INT deep.— RamsHerd (@RamsHerd) August 3, 2012