More than a week into training camps, it’s time to take a look at a few second-year players who are benefiting from their first full offseasons. I'm sure both Torrey Smith and Stevan Ridley struggled through last summer during the league's lockout, but they have impressed in camp, thus far.
This is the type of growth you want to hear about from young players around the league at this time of year.
Has the light bulb come on? Do they understand the importance of taking care of the little details in their crafts, to be effective pros?
It’s crucial to hear positive signs in camp, not just highlight plays against vanilla defenses in preseason