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'Player run' . . . indeed

Hayes Pullard sees a team coming together.

The payoff from this year's summer workouts is more than just the improved conditioning and getting farther into the playbook faster, it's also been a team bonding experience.

They call them "player-run" workouts and they're not kidding. First of all, there's the "run" part. They don't stop. And the players are definitely in charge. "Hayes [Pullard] and I get together to make up the script for the plays we're going to run each night," Cody Kessler said of the offensive and defensive leaders' parts in all this. But it's not just a personal type leadership the way it...

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