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Roughnecks Training Camp: Day 9

Roughnecks quarterbacks Marcus McDade (4) and Connor Cook

HOUSTON -- The Houston Roughnecks got back to work this Monday, starting the day’s practice inside the practice facility and finishing up back on the field at TDECU Stadium.

With sights firmly set on the home opener, the team continued to work on improvements to both sides of the ball.

Slinger gets to know wideouts

Newest quarterback Marcus McDade (Sacramento State) seems to be adjusting nicely to the team’s system.


"There’s a lot of choices to be made. I love the options this offense gives me and our receivers are the fastest I’ve been around.” 

Roughnecks QB Marcus McDade on how he's adapting

'D' up

On the defensive side, speed and pressure -- getting after the ball and securing tackles -- made up the focus on a wet-weathered Monday.

    Roster Moves


    • #22 Corrian Ballard, DS, Utah 
    • #27 Ajene Harris, DB, USC 
    • #46 Koron Crump, LB, Arizona State
    • #59 Vantrell McMillian, DL, Chattanooga

    Go Tigers

    Corey Crawford (Clemson) and Toby Weathersby (LSU) took time during practice Monday to wish their alma maters luck.