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Training Camp Snapshot, Aug. 4

Here are some of the highlights from Wednesday afternoon's practice:

Play of the Day: Not a lot of standout plays as the Redskins continued their business-like approach at practice. A downfield pass to Chris Cooley was tipped by linebacker Marcus Washington and landed in the hands of safety Matt Bowen. He then threw a lateral to Andre Lott, who swirled and raced down the sideline until an assemblage of offensive players blocked his path to the end zone.

Player: Two days after Williams called Washington "a player to keep your eye on," Washington responded with another strong practice. He was seemingly all over the field, tackling Rock Cartwright on a running play and covering Cooley on a pass play. Another candidate: How about undrafted rookie Garnell Wilds from Virginia Tech? He covered Rod Gardner perfectly on a pass and nearly pulled off an interception right in front of coaches.

Quote: "We've got the terminology down, now it's just a matter of doing it. The preseason games will really help us because we're effective against our own guys, but now we need live bullets going against a different team." -- Mark Brunell, discussing what the team will get out of Monday's game against Denver.

Atmosphere: Despite the heat and humidity, training camp drew another sizable crowd to Redskins Park. Several of the fans were boisterous during 7-on-7 passing drills, encouraging receivers and defenders as they ran plays in front of fans. Between plays, there was a line among players for water. Fans lined up in the front row weren't as lucky, unless they wanted to give up their valuable spot and go back to one of the trailers for bottled water.


-- Cornerback Walt Harris worked one-on-one with trainers after practice and continued to rehab his injured knee.

-- Fullback Mike Sellers returned to practice on Wednesday after missing three days with a knee injury. Offensive lineman Kenyatta Jones also returned to practice after missing all of camp with a sprained ankle.

-- Head coach Joe Gibbs had an appointment immediately after practice and was not able to speak to the media. Instead, assistant coaches Gregg Williams, Joe Bugel, Greg Blache and Coy Gibbs conducted lengthy interviews after practice.

-- For the third time in four days, tight ends coach Rennie Simmons kept his unit on the field for extra work after practice.

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