Saturday was a good day for former UW Huskies. Kasen Williams was probably the star of the day, with Kevin Smith also making a few nice catches. Williams made the play of the day, showing the kind of athleticism that made him such a promising college prospect. In traffic on a deep sideline route, Williams elevated, speared an overthrown pass, and caught it as he was falling (similar to the Jermaine Kearse catch in the Super Bowl).
Williams was brought to the media podium after practice. As he approached, he asked "Is this official? I've been waiting for this." The undrafted free agent, who failed his physical for the Bengals, played at Skyline High before UW. "I'm here just competing for the ball … I think every ball in the air is mine."
For much of the day, the three rookie draft picks on the offense line played alongside one another: Terry Poole at left guard, Mark Sokoli at center, and Mark Glowinski at right guard. The three had good moments and a few whiffs, as expected for a rookie. After snapping the ball without much problem on the first day, Sokoli misfired several times Saturday.
Second-round pick Frank Clark, as predicted, saw action at several positions on the defensive front -- defensive end and also inside at tackle in passing situations.
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For the second day, former cornerback/safety Eric Pinkins saw action at linebacker.