Who says the monotonous drills you use in practice don't come into play during games?
no further than Dwayne Harris' 38-yard touchdown reception against the
Rams as proof that practice drills certainly do help.
caught a cross route over the middle and as he neared the sideline,
instead of going out of bounds, he turned up field and split the two
defenders trying to box him in. He tip toed up the sideline and into the
have a drill we do where we split two defenders," Harris said. The
drill came into effect on that play, lower your pads and stay low.
Keep your feet moving."
did just that en route to a three-catch, 118-yard night that included
two touchdowns. The first one was a 61-yard bomb from quarterback Tony
did a good job," Romo said. "It's never been about the big things. It's
the little things. If he can get the little things down he can really
help our football team."
had a brief splash as a rookie last preseason as rookie with a 100-yard
receiving game. But never was able to put it all together and didn't
have much of an impact.
This year he says his focus has been on being more consistent and not thinking as much.
know I can play football," Harris said. "They just want me to execute
the play. Don't do too much thinking and just play. I just came out and
just played today."