Offers from Sean Payton’s postpractice media availability – Friday, Aug. eleven, 2017 –

New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton

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Friday, August eleven, 2017


You described that there have been exercises nowadays. A few of them have been reported. Any comment?

“I have not looked at what has been reported, but sure there have been. We will operate a bunch of men out. I am not interested in figuring out what was reported.”


You described yesterday that you necessary the option to appear back and glance at the tape. Now that you have observed it, what are your feelings on Ken Crawley’s match yesterday?
“The a single observation I have is I favored the way we contested the ball in the secondary early on. The initially team did a great career. We have to cleanse up a few of the penalties, but quietly, he and De’Vante Harris have been having a fairly great camp, as well as P.J. Williams. I considered on the back finish, we did some issues that have been encouraging.”


With Ken Crawley and De’Vante Harris how do you distinguish a great camp from great general performance, as they experienced great camps very last calendar year also?

“They experienced decent camps, but Ken has a great deal far more actively playing time now, having played very last calendar year. With De’Vante, it was a bit up and down. They are additional alongside in their expansion.”


Was there any one that jumped out to you, shocked you, or amazed you?

“I don’t know if ‘surprise’ would be the appropriate term. When you look at it all—some men experienced truly great performances. Tommylee Lewis did some great issues. Yet, there are a few issues that you glance at, and you know you have to get them cleaned up. Alvin Kamara experienced a few plays early on that have been encouraging. I considered it was great to see Manti Te’o out there a bit. He is generating development, which is encouraging. These are a few from off of the major of my head.”


Can you get any feeling of the depth of the defensive line, or is it nonetheless also early to convey to that?

“There are a few issues that you have a come to feel for. As a great deal as anything at all, it’s not even your foundation. It is how you want to tackle the situational rush offers with regards to who’s inside of. The point exclusive to that posture is that the remaining team will all receive snaps mainly because of the nature of what they do. You will need new gamers in there. That may possibly not be the scenario at appropriate guard or at other positions on your crew. Certainly it is on the defensive line. A great deal of these men will participate in.”


You described De’Vante Harris and Ken Crawley. How a great deal improved do you come to feel about the cornerbacks now, specified all of the accidents very last time?

“We have a handful of young gamers that have practical experience. When you glance at P.J. Williams, Ken Crawley, or De’Vante Harris, there are a variety of these men that have match practical experience. I assume they’re commencing to participate in with some self-assurance. You see expansion in practices. There are sure times when you appear off the field, and that was a great working day for these men. You don’t just have self-assurance it’s shown means at some issue. When they display it, they get a very little bit far more.”


How a great deal does a coach’s practical experience with them make a difference?

“Seeing them (matters). Our jobs when we place a gameplan alongside one another are to attempt to give them the issues that they do extremely well, defensively or offensively. In other phrases, it is not just a make a difference of expressing, ‘This is our plan. This is what we operate.’ There is some versatility that usually takes put with your staff as to how you want to participate in the match. So, when you can see, time and time all over again, Michael Hoomanawanui block a defensive finish in defense, I then come to feel a bit far more snug inquiring him to do that in a match as opposed to basically inquiring whoever’s in the match at limited finish to do that. So, that would implement.”


You have a crowded team at huge receiver. Tommylee Lewis experienced a terrific capture very last evening. Was that the form of capture that can get you much into coaching camp and give you the self-assurance to make the crew?

“You men that have covered us before (know this). There is a great deal of levels of competition at huge receiver. He’s a single of these men that is of course combating (for a roster location). How he plays in the kicking match and how he plays heading forward, all these issues will factor in. If he helps make a oversight, it’s usually not an effort oversight. It was a great career by him to maintain that participate in from getting reviewed. He guarded the ball in the way he turned and acquired a cleanse capture. It was a great participate in.”


When you talk to Monthly bill (Parcells), does he deliver him up every time?

“He usually knows. He will look at the video games. He has a handful of gamers that he will inquire about. Commonly, if him and I speak, it’s far more about how our crew is undertaking. If he delivers up his identify, it’s not normally great. Fortunately, we have not spoken about him in a when.”


Al-Quadin Muhammad acquired in the match fairly early very last evening. How have you observed him development?

“He is discovering. He has a methods to go, but he is athletic, he is sturdy, he is a physical player, and he will participate in via a tackle. It is just a make a difference of him having reps and the plan down.”


How encouraging can a participate in like Hau’oli Kikaha experienced be for someone coming back from what he went via?

“I assume it is critical for him to receive a reside glance in opposition to someone else and to get these rushes. I assume it is extremely critical.”


What is your evaluate of the camp Ted Ginn Jr. is having?

“I assume it has been sound. I assume it has been great. You normally want to see the player nonetheless operate, and I have observed that. I assume he is undertaking well.”


He has battled fall problems in his career. When he has a single in a preseason match, do you rely a single off mainly because he has these a prolonged keep track of document?

“I am snug with the player. He is heading to make far more large plays than not. I like his emphasis, and I like the way he methods the match. He is a single of these men for whom, if you operate the ball 35 periods and toss it a handful of periods, it does not make a difference. He just wants to earn. I assume that is contagious in that space.”


How was it heading via a match with all the new employees members?

“Fairly easy, yet there are a few issues we have to cleanse up, as you would assume. You attempt to assume of all the different issues that appear up in a match. You assume of your expectations of everything—from how you travel to what you want at the resort and (on the) sideline. General, there is a checklist that I covered this morning with everyone. It was possibly how I anticipated it to go. It was fairly easy.”


It appeared like P.J. Williams experienced a great evening in operate help. How a great deal is that a factor as you are heading via these competitions?

“They have to tackle. The corners have to tackle. I know offensively, if we come to feel a corner are unable to tackle, we can make him tackle. That is critical.”


“He’s a player who has self-assurance. That’s a single of his truly great assets. He hasn’t been listed here extremely prolonged, but he can decide up and fully grasp the offense and get via his progression. He can get in and out of the huddle. There is a veteran practical experience factor with him, and that is calming when he’s out there. I assume the other ten men benefit from that. He will continue on to get operate, but he has formulated a fairly great tackle on what we are undertaking in a small amount of time.”

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