After being taken within the first spherical of the 2016 draft, Treadwell managed only one catch for 15 yards final season. Coaches stated he was enjoying higher throughout spring drills, and he seemed good in coaching camp earlier than pulling his left hamstring and lacking the primary two exhibition video games.
In his first motion of the preseason, Treadwell had catches of 19 and 14 yards towards the 49ers.
“It was fairly good,” he stated. “It was nice. It was enjoyable. I feel it is good for all of us to exit and make good impressions.”
Treadwell insisted it wasn’t irritating lacking the primary two preseason video games. “I’ve simply acquired to remain affected person and belief the person above and proceed to work and proceed to do what I can to make myself higher,” he stated.
Final yr, Treadwell caught six passes for sixty one yards within the preseason. However he battled damage issues and had hassle operating routes, resulting in constant inactivity in the course of the common season.
“It was good to see (Treadwell) go on the market and play the best way he did,” quarterback Sam Bradford stated. “I feel he was undoubtedly one of many positives.
“I feel we constructed some chemistry in the course of the offseason. Clearly, it was robust with him taking place in coaching camp and never with the ability to follow for these few weeks, however I feel figuring out what we have been capable of do within the spring and being collectively final week, we’re simply nonetheless making an attempt to construct that.”
There is perhaps some urgency for Treadwell to proceed to play properly. With Michael Floyd serving an NFL suspension for the primary 4 weeks of the common season, Treadwell shall be wanted to assist fill that void.
Treadwell, although, shrugged off that notion.
“I do not fear about Michael Floyd,” he stated. “I am nervous about doing higher for me.”
Sunday marked simply the second time Treadwell has caught multiple move in an NFL preseason or common-season recreation. His solely recreation with extra receptions got here in his exhibition debut, when he had 4 for forty one yards on Aug. 12, 2016, at Cincinnati.