Originally posted on The Jets Blog  |  Last updated 11/22/11
On the importance of protecting the ball… It’s real important. They’re still one of the top teams in the league at taking the ball away from the offense. So we need to be smart, be cautious with the football, protect it at all costs and hopefully we get off to a good start like we did last time we played them, and finish that first drive. On the mood of the team right now… Guys are excited to play. We know that even still, as poorly as we’ve played these past couple weeks, we have a real shot at the playoffs. So, we need to do everything possible to make it and that starts with winning this game. On Mark Brunell getting snaps in practice… That’s the coach’s decision, I’m just controlling what I can and that’s trying to improve, make better decisions with the football and taking the reps I have and doing well with them. On coach Ryan saying that he is not talking to him… No, not at all. At least not on purpose. On if it gets under his skin for him to miss reps… I guess maybe last
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