Patriots, Saints spice up practice

Updated: August 11, 2010, 8:29 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The on-field execution could have been sharper, but when summing up what unfolded in joint practices between the New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints on Tuesday, it was a hit.

Good times all around.

The Patriots reported that 16,455 spectators came through the turnstiles at Gillette Stadium, and that 80 members of the media were credentialed to cover the practices. Those are some impressive numbers for a midweek session at this point in training camp.

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