“I would think he earned the right to be in there right now,” offensive coordinator Todd Haley said today. “He played at a pretty high level for us while he was in there against good competition.
“He’s earned every right, as much as anybody else has to be in there and playing.”
Beachum, a former No. 7d pick in 2012, took over the position for
Beachum missed the game against the Dolphins with a knee injury. He was a full participant in practice on Wednesday and again today.
“(Beachum) has a great mind-set,” Haley said. “He carries a chip on his shoulder. I’ve seen guys like Curtis Martin carry a chip on their shoulder all the way to the Hall of Fame, getting drafted where they got drafted, whatever you can use to motivate yourself.
“(Beachum) is a mentally tough guy who carries a chip on his shoulder. He’s been told he’s not good enough to do a lot of different things, and yet he tries to prove everybody wrong and has to this point. I just love having him on our side, a great guy to work with.”
Did Not Participate: DE
Limited Participation: WR
Full Participation: Beachum, WR
Gilbert and Hood were upgraded from “did not participate” on Wednesday. Sanders was added to the practice report today.