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“I’m just looking forward to seeing where this program can go in the future,” Francis said. “If we can win this game this weekend, it can give it a jet pack for sure.”

Notes — Edsall said practice performance last week led him to use kicker Brad Craddock instead of Brendan Magistro. “Last week, Brendan wasn’t very good and Brad was outstanding during practice and [we] saw things that we decided to go with him,” Edsall said.

Craddock and Magistro are competing for the kicking job this week, and Edsall added Craddock and Nathan Renfro are in a competition for Saturday’s punting duties.