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First off the field: Day 7


JACKSONVILLE – The pads stayed on, and it stayed hot.

The Jaguars on Thursday morning held their final open practice of 2019 Training Camp, working in pads for the third time and for a second time in as many days. They did so on a second consecutive warm day, working in 87 temperatures on Day 7 at the Dream Finders Homes Complex adjacent to TIAA Bank Field.

The Jaguars worked in goal-line situations late in Thursday's practice. They also focused on other situational work such as two-minute drills and hurry-up field-goal conversion.

Former Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, a five-time NFL Most Valuable Player, attended practice at the invitation of Jaguars Executive Vice President of Football Operations Tom Coughlin. Manning was expected to speak to the team Thursday afternoon.

Head Coach Doug Marrone spoke to the media before practice Thursday, and first-round rookie edge defender Josh Allen spoke to the media following practice. Coverage of those availability can be found on Thursday.

The Jaguars are scheduled to practice in a scrimmage-type situation inside TIAA Bank Field at 8 a.m. Friday. That practice is closed to the public, but open to Jaguars sponsors.

Here's a look at Day 7 practice:


This came late in practice, with rookie reserve quarterback Gardner Minshew throwing deep and finding veteran wide receiver Terrelle Pryor Sr. for a long touchdown pass down the middle of the field. Pryor beat cornerback Brandon Watson on the play.


*Rookie linebacker Quincy Williams continued to make a big impact in '19 camp, hitting rookie running back Ryquell Armstead hard enough that Williams' helmet came off from the hit. Williams later in practice recorded the first camp interception off new starting quarterback Nick Foles. Williams, a third-round selection from Murray State, intercepted Foles off a deflected pass intended for tight end Charles Jones. …

*Foles found second-year wide receiver DJ Chark Jr. for a long touchdown over rookie cornerback Saivion Smith early in practice. …

*Guard Andrew Norwell leveled Smith on run around the left side of the line late in practice. …

*Armstead had a strong run through the left side of the line early in practice, and scored on a run in goal-line work late in practice. …

*Foles completed two passes to veteran wide receiver Chris Conley in two-minute work later in practice and also completed two passes to running back Leonard Fournette during the drill. …

*Minshew threw a touchdown pass to Jones in goal-line work late in practice. …

*Defensive end Dawuane Smoot had a nice stop on a run by Armstead in goal-line work. …


Wide receiver Marqise Lee and left tackle Cam Robinson remain on the Physically Unable to Perform list; Lee missed last season with a preseason knee injury that included a torn anterior cruciate ligament while Robinson missed the last 14 games of the season with a torn ACL. Linebacker Jake Ryan (knee) remains on the Reserve/Non-Football injury list. Cornerback A.J. Bouye and running back Thomas Rawls also remained on the side with hamstring soreness.

Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, cornerback Jalen Ramsey and center Brandon Linder for what Marrone called cautionary reasons; Marrone said all easily could have practiced Thursday. Rookie tight end Michael Colubiale reported concussion symptoms following Wednesday's practice and is in the concussion protocol; he likely won't make the trip to Baltimore next week for a pair of joint practices and the preseason opener, Marrone said.


*Smith and second-year veteran Tre Herndon opened practice working at first-team cornerback with Ramsey and Bouye both out of practice.

Images from Thursday morning's practice.

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