Leading Off

Aug. 08, 2005
Aug. 08, 2005

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Aug. 8, 2005

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TWO COLOR PHOTOSPhotographs by Peter Read MillerFills the Bill Beginning his 16th training camp as an NFL head coach, Bill Parcells chatted up his Dallas Cowboys (bottom) while they stretched, then explained technique to defensive end Jeremiah Ratliff (inset) in drills on Sunday at the team's training site in Oxnard, Calif. (page 38).TWO COLOR PHOTOSPhotographs by Michael J. LeBrecht II/ 1Deuce3 PhotographyStrings Attached New York Giants fullback Luke Lawton plowed ahead, clutching a ball attached to a rubber strap held by a teammate in a fumble-prevention drill last Saturday in Albany, N.Y. Similarly, tight end Jeremy Shockey (80, inset) worked with a tethered pigskin tugged by Visanthe Shiancoe.TWO COLOR PHOTOSPhotographs by John W. McDonoughNews Break While tackle Wesley Britt caught up on the headlines in the shade and ice water, some of his San Diego Chargers teammates took the heat on stationary bikes (inset) last Friday at the team's year-round practice facility.