“We go watch some NFL tape, we watch tape that we can correct,” Swilling said. “That’s just how we move forward.”
It’s obviously not the same as being on the field and learning the defense through repetition, but at least it’s something.
“That way, we can get ahead and get ready to go to fall camp and get ready to start our season,” Swilling said.
Collins said that he has stressed to his position coaches that they spend a lot of time on skill development.
“So they’ll show them drills, critique techniques, all of those kind of things,” he said, “and then we build in time just to make sure we’re connecting with them and just making sure our relationships – which are something we prioritize a great deal – make sure those are very, very strong.”