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And with four, the contested ball hit his hands and he couldn’t pull it in.“Just keep working hard, practicing hard and stay focused,” Jeffery said of his relatively slow start.

Because she spoke with a Russian accent in that film, and because most of her other film roles were either in Italian or French, everyone assumed that she was European and refused to cast her in American roles.With some of the incompletions, the passes were broken up.In others, Wentz’s throw gave Jeffery decidedly less than a 50 percent shot.Smith has caught 10 of 19 targets (52.6 percent) for 134 yards.Wentz’s lack of chemistry with his new receivers could be a factor.Wendell Smallwood, who is questionable for Sunday’s game with a knee injury, ranks eighth in terms of elusiveness with a 3.17 yard-per-touch average.

Third-stringer Corey Clement has broken several tackles as well.

Running backs coach Duce Staley runs his players through several drills to simulate contact.

The most effective drill, Blount says, involves “The Blaster” — a contraption with foamed springs that tailbacks run through.

And when your position coach has that, I think there’s a lot to be said for that.” Sometimes, however, it’s best to run away than run through would-be tackles.

Blount said if given another chance he would have finished off Sunday’s 68-yard rumble differently.

“You guys all know Duce and you know he has that mentality.