The Browns practiced for the second time today from 5:45-7:45 p.m. Here are my observations from practice:
- Linebacker D'Qwell Jackson left practice with an apparent injury and returned to watch with a towel around his neck. Some of Jackson's teammates offered him words of encouragement. One teammate told Jackson that despite this, God will bless him one day. Coaches and players were not available for comment after practice. Last season, Jackson suffered a torn pectoral muscle, had surgery and missed the final 10 games of the year.
- After walking off the field in the morning with an ice pack strapped to his right leg, cornerback Eric Wright briefly worked out on a stationary bike.
- Defensive linemen Shaun Rogers and C.J. Mosley, defensive backs Brandon McDonald and Coye Francies, linebackers Titus Brown and David Bowens, punter Dave Zastudil, offensive lineman Tony Pashos and running back Montario Hardesty were also sidelined.
- Quarterback Seneca Wallace might have had his best practice of the season. In red-zone drills, he threw several touchdown passes. Some of the highlights included three passes to wide receiverJosh Cribbs in the back of the end zone.
- Quarterback Jake Delhomme didn't have quite as many touchdown passes as Wallace in red-zone drills, but he had his fair share, too. On one play, wide receiver Chansi Stuckey hauled in a pass with one hand while sprinting to his left.
- During a couple of goal-line plays, running back Peyton Hillis took a direct snap and carried the ball into the end zone.
- Floyd Womack (right guard) and John St. Clair (right tackle) continued to practice with the firs-team offense.
- Some defensive highlights in the red zone: Linebackers Scott Fujita and Jason Trusnik and defensive lineman Swanson Miller each deflected passes near the line of scrimmage.
- Rookie cornerback Joe Haden broke up a pass from Delhomme in the end zone.