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Patriots fourteenth day training camp social media footage and sounds

ByDebra J. Aguilar

Aug 19, 2022

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Patriots fourteenth day training camp social media footage and soundsEric Canha-USA TODAY Sports

The New England Patriots wrapped up training camp with a final joint practice with the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday before their preseason game on Friday.

Like Tuesday, the two teams again found themselves in a brawl as two separate scrums unfolded.

The first fight came after Panthers defensive back Kenny Robinson landed a significant blow on Patriots wide receiver Kristian Wilkerson during a kickoff/return drill. Wilkerson had to be taken away and was later diagnostic with a concussion.

PFF’s Doug Kyed reported On Wednesday night, Wilkerson “will likely miss some time with a head injury, but further tests from the medical establishment came out clear.”

Although the shot was deemed clean by a few Patriots, notably Matthew Slater, it was the Panthers’ postgame celebrations, particularly Robinson’s sanding on Wilkerson, that sparked anger.

“When you see a teammate on the pitch… I’ve been in this game for a long time, and I think anyone playing at this level understands when a guy is out. They know what it’s like, and I don’t think now is the time to celebrate. I really don’t know,” Slater said. “I don’t have a problem with the shot. I didn’t see it, but I think it was clean, from what I understand.

Panthers head coach Matt Rhule ejected Robinson for taunting. However, the hot tempers on both sides continued.

Just minutes after the first skirmish ended and the teams returned to drills, Deatrich Wise hit Christian McCaffrey as he went out of bounds, leading to the Panthers players pushing Wise into the stands and on a fan. Wise’s actions led to an expulsion from the practice.

“My thoughts are with the woman who was injured there. Hope she is well,” Rhule said. “We sent Kenny off the field. “I saw standing over the player. That’s not how you want to train. Things happen in football. There were good hits, but we don’t stand above- above them to taunt them – it might affect their livelihood so we fired him Officials fired Chuba… They said he punched.

As for the football itself, the Patriots’ passing game looked solid for the second day in a row.

Mac Jones finished the practice completing 11/15 passes in 11-on-11 drills and 5/7 in 7-on-7 drills. The offense finished the morning with a touchdown and a 2-point conversion in two minutes.

Jones threw two 25-yard touchdown passes, one to Jonnu Smith and one to Nelson Agholor, on both snaps immediately after the second fight.

On the defensive end of the ball, Jalen Mills continued his dominating side, making the play of the day after intercepting Sam Darnold on the 2-minute drill while covering for DJ Moore. All sightings throughout the summer point to Mills becoming the top corner heading into the regular season.

You can see more of the best moments from the last open session of training camp in the social media posts below.



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Deatrich Wise Jr. Devin McCourty Jakobi Meyers Jalen Mills Jonnu Smith Kristian Wilkerson Mac Jones Marcus Jones Matthew Judon Matthew Slater Nelson Agholor Ty Montgomery Tyquan Thornton