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Week 1 of the NFL preseason wasn’t exactly kind to Gardner Minshew. He completed just 50 percent of his passes for only 46 yards. Week 2 looked a lot more like the Gardner Minshew we know and love.

Minshew again got the start and this time and this time completed 19-of-29 passes for 202 yards. It was a nice bounce back from his debut, and may have been good enough to lock up the No. 2 job for the Jaguars. He also got to see his former blindside protector.

Meanwhile, it appears Dillard has had enough of training camp.

Luke Falk is also rounding into form. He completed all four of his passes for 41 yards and this touchdown.

And now the other Cougs in NFL training camps.

Joe Dahl - Detroit Lions

Dahl got the start at left guard and played 25 snaps. He did get called for one holding penalty (declined) and another false start. He also recently signed a contract extension.

Cole Madison - Green Bay Packers

Madison got plenty of action, playing 31 snaps.

Frankie Luvu - New York Jets

Luvu started for the Jets and finished with four tackles, including one for a loss, and a quarterback hit. He appears to be in line for a big role on the Jets’ defense.

Jalen Thompson - Arizona Cardinals

Thompson tallied three tackles on defense and an assist on special teams.

Vince Mayle - San Diego

Mayle didn’t record a stat this week.

River Cracraft - Denver Broncos

Cracraft and the Broncos play on Monday Night Football.

Shalom Luani - Seattle Seahawks

Luani tallied one tackle on defense and another on special teams.

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