Camp Quick Hits: Brady Still Fired Up

Monday's morning practice was held under the threat of approaching bad weather. Conditions held off long enough for the team to get in a good practice inside the stadium. PI's John Ingoldsby was there to catch the action.

FOXBORO, Mass. - It was back to work on Monday morning for the Patriots, as they practiced inside Gillette Stadium in preparation for their season ticket holder practice in-stadium on Monday evening. There was plenty of action at practice on Monday, and Patriots Insider was there to bring you the story.

Day 10: Training camp Quick Hits Monday 8/6

Morning practice

Conditions: It felt like football weather, and practice was completed before any rain arrived.

Missing: Randy Moss, Kyle Brady, and Asante Samuel.

Sightings: Donte Stallworth, Garrett Mills, Bob Kraft (in shorts), Scott Pioli.

Tempo: Upbeat and energetic, with a heavy emphasis on the kicking game and the scoreboard inside Gillette operating like a real game.

No Change
Coach Bill Belichick answered the last question of the press conference by saying tersely that Randy Moss is still day-to-day.
Just for kicks

Defensive back Willie Andrews and cornerback Gemara Williams were both returning kickoffs in a practice, in addition to Wes Welker, Sammy Morris and Ellis Hobbs.

QB Tom Brady talks to the media after Monday's morning practice session at Patriots training camp in Foxboro, MA on August 6, 2007 (Photo John Ingoldsby


Familiar Fire
Tom Brady showed his familiar trademark fire when he threw a touchdown pass and raced into the end zone to embrace his receiver

Up next
After tonight's season-ticket holder practice, the next practice is Tuesday at 2:30 pm., the only session tomorrow.

John Ingoldsby has covered the New England Patriots for various publications the past 13 years. He started covering the NFL for newspapers in the 1970s. John is a member of the Professional Football Writers of America. You can find him on the Patriots Insider boards under the handle Rudiee.

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