Falcons receiver works overtime

Kerry Meier was the last player off the practice field at the Atlanta Falcons' training camp on Sunday morning.


The receiver kept running goal-line routes and catching soft lob passes over his shoulder while his teammates were signing autographs or headed to the locker room.

Meier says he's determined to make up for lost time after missing his 2010 rookie season with a knee injury.

"You can never catch enough balls," he said. "In a day's practice, I try to maximize the number of catches I get in. It can definitely pay off in the long run."

Meier, a fifth-round pick from Kansas in 2010, impressed coaches in training camp last year before hurting his right knee in a preseason game. He missed the season following surgery but has participated in every practice in camp.

EAGLES: Coach Andy Reid was ignoring reports that wide receiver DeSean Jackson would end his holdout and report to training camp today, as various media outlets have indicated.

"We'll see," Reid said.

JETS: Plaxico Burress made his debut for the Jets in 11-on-11 drills after being limited to being mostly a spectator since he signed a week ago. He rolled his left ankle last Wednesday, and had only been doing light work during the morning walkthroughs.

GIANTS: New York's top pick, Prince Amukamara, stood uncomfortably on crutches, one day after breaking his left foot. He's expected to have surgery and might be sidelined for up to two months.