Jets Rookie WR Stephen Hill “Shines” In First Practice

Rich Cimini of ESPN writes that “second-round WR Stephen Hill shined” in his first practice with the New York Jets yesterday.

Cimini adds that Hill showcased “explosiveness off the line of scrimmage and didn’t drop any passes” and even made a “circus catch in 7-on-7s” drills.” On one route, Hill was running offensive coordinator Tony Sparano critized him for “choppy steps.

It should be noted though, that these practices are without pads and players often perform differently once they put them on. Still, it’s a good sign that Hill’s first practice was rather successful in a Jets uniform was successful considering that they drafted him to be a day-one┬ácontributor.

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