The Washington Times - July 30, 2008, 11:08AM

Cornerback Carlos Rogers, who many at Redskin Park thought wouldn’t be back until late September or early October, cleared another hurdle this morning when he was able to practice for a second straight day after getting back on the field for two-a-days on Tuesday.

“I expected to have some pain when I woke up this morning because Rocky [McIntosh] on his first day back [after knee surgery], but I had no pain, no swelling,”  Rogers said, grinning. “I feel good.”

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Coach Jim Zorn was impressed with the fourth-year man’s resiliency, noting that Rogers had bounced up immediately after going down while covering Rock Cartwright on a deep ball on Tuesday afternoon and how he had “very sudden” explosion on a pattern this morning.

Elsewhere on the injury front:

- Running back Ladell Betts rested his bruised thigh which has tightened up his quadricep

- Rookie receiver Malcolm Kelly tested his ailing hamstring in some team drills, as Zorn had predicted on Tuesday.

- David Elfin