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“We probably get into that kind of schedule after the second game,” he said. “The first game is a measure of where we are and then we have the third week of camp before the second game and that’s when you keep on polishing the things that stood out in the first game.”

Springs feels sharp

Last year’s preseason opener was a nightmare for cornerback Shawn Springs, who aggravated a sports hernia injury that sidelined him for more than two months. But he’s looking forward to tomorrow night.

“It’s about working on my technique and seeing where I’m at,” he said. “So far, I feel pretty good. For me, this time has been important because I had been off from football since the last two games of the season because I got hurt and then wasn’t at OTAs and minicamp. I’m still working on getting my rhythm and timing down.”