Commanders share spirited practice with Atlanta Legends – photo gallery

Commanders offensive lineman Andrew McDonald (69) goes up against Legends defensive lineman J.T. Jones as San Antonio and Atlanta held a joint practice on Tuesday at Farris Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Commanders offensive lineman Andrew McDonald (69) goes up against Legends defensive lineman J.T. Jones as San Antonio and Atlanta held a joint practice on Tuesday at Farris Stadium. – photo by Joe Alexander
The San Antonio Commanders had their first face-to-face look at another AAF team on Tuesday.

The Commanders and Atlanta Legends shared a practice at Farris Stadium.

The workout was energetic on both sides. The part of the practice where the teams scrimmaged against each other ended early after some fisticuffs.

Training camp report: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

The Commanders were in pads and there was plenty of contact in practice.

The temperature was about 60 degrees and breezy at 10 a.m. It warmed up by the time things wrapped up a little after noon.

Two roster changes

The Commanders waived running back Henry Poggi

The Commanders added linebacker Tyrone Holmes.

Here is what the Commanders’ daily report says about Tyrone Holmes

Drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars 181st overall in 2016 NFL Draft … played in 15 career NFL games with the Cleveland Browns between 2016 and 2017, totaling nine total tackles and 1.0 sack … signed to Los Angeles Chargers’ practice squad in December 2018… totaled 212 tackles (72 solo, 142 assisted) in four seasons at the University of Montana … had 34.5 sacks and a school-record 49.5 tackles for loss … named the 2015 STATS FCS Defensive Player of the Year and named to four separate All-American teams as a senior.

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