2019 Training Camp Observations: A picturesque Tuesday 

SPARTANBURG – The final training camp practice before the preseason opener is typically a glorified walkthrough, so Tuesday was an obvious choice to give a bunch of vets a day off, including running back Christian McCaffrey, tight end Greg Olsen, center Matt Paradis, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and linebacker Shaq Thompson.

Others returned after a few days on the sideline, like safety Rashaan Gaulden and offensive lineman Tyler Larsen, or after a couple of personal days, like defensive tackles Efe Obada and Marquis Haynes. And some, like running back Jordan Scarlett (back) and cornerback Kevon Seymour (hamstring), were still shelved and won't play Thursday against the Bears.

So with fewer full-speed plays to choose from, let's view the rest of the day's observations through the lens of team photographer Brandon Todd.

First of all, it was hot:

Brian Burns drinking water
Chris Manhertz sweating
Ryan Pulley drinking water

And prime for right guard Trai Turner to mess around like this:

Trai Turner reverse jersey

With Cam Newton set to sit out Thursday, we won't see this in Chicago:

Cam Newton throwing

Or this:

Cam Newton lead blocking

But there will be a lot of this:

Cam Newton laughing

So expect to see plenty of snaps for guys like wide receiver Andre Levrone:

Andre Levrone catch

And a little bit from Curtis Samuel:

Curtis Samuel catch

Who's really only been slowed down by this during training camp:

Curtis Samuel drill

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