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Roughnecks Training Camp: Day 7

Connor Cook, Houston Roughnecks quarterback

QB Connor Cook leads youth clinic attendees in passing drills.

HOUSTON -- Saturday was a packed day at camp. 

The Houston Roughnecks faced off against the Tampa Bay Vipers in the first scrimmage of the year.

The team also invited local area kids for a Youth Clinic while parents and coaches attended a chalk talk with head coach June Jones alongside Tampa Bay head coach Marc Trestman and XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck.

"We got done what we needed to get done today. I think our guys are in better shape. We've been practicing hard, we're faster, and I think it showed today."

Roughnecks head coach June Jones

Going into the scrimmage, Jones had a single focus for the team. "The main thing today is player safety," he said. "We'll get a good practice in and make sure nobody gets hurt." 

All day, every day

The Roughnecks have been putting in work during practice, and the focus on conditioning, attention to detail, and playmaking were highlighted during the scrimmage against Tampa Bay. 

Take a look at some of the highlights of the day below.

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