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22 Jan 2016

The Week In Quotes: January 22, 2016

compiled by Michael Bossetti

COULDN'T AGREE ANYMORE RON -- WHO CARES ABOUT THE SUPER BOWL?

"We're not worried about the Super Bowl. That's irrelevant."

-- Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, talking about the possibility of making it to the Super Bowl. (Black And Blue Review)

MAYBE IT WAS SOMETHING YOU GUYS ATE?

"There were a lot of guys playing with the butts tight. Coaches with the butts tight. At one point fans and myself were butt tight too."

-- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, talking about the Seahawks' comeback in the second half. (Black And Blue Review)

YOU SAW HIM BUT DIDN'T KNOW WHERE HE WAS?

"I didn't know where anybody was really. I saw Jeff briefly, and I just tried to put some air on it to give him a chance."

-- Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers on the Hail Mary that sent the Packers' game against Arizona into overtime. (ESPN.com)

ESPECIALLY ON KICKOFF COVERAGE

"I'm glad I have a coach like that. It hurts even worse, because he's right in the battle with us."

-- Steelers wide reciever Darrius Heyward-Bey, praising head coach Mike Tomlin. (Still Curtain)

ANDY RIED STARTING HIS OWN YOGISMS

"The last couple of games they had run the ball quite a little bit."

-- Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, discussing the Chief's matchup with wide receiver Julian Edelman. (Patriots.com)

WE ALL THOUGHT SO UNTIL COACH PEDERSON CORRECTED US

"So we went hurry-up offense. You do that normally when you're down by two scores and so, time was of the essence."

-- Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, talking about the time management at the end of the game. Then-Chiefs offensive coordinator and now Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson recently talked about the Chiefs wanting to "milk the clock" at the end of the game. (Patriots.com)

I AM SURE BILL TOTALLY FINDS THAT FUNNY

"To kind of quote Bill Belichick, 'We'll be on to New England.'"

-- Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, in preparation of yet another showdown against the New England Patriots. (New York Post)

CAN YOU FLIP IT AGAIN IF IT NEVER FLIPPED?

"It didn't flip. He picked it up and flipped it again without giving me a chance to call it. He wanted to avoid the embarrassment of it not turning over."

-- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, talking about coinflip-gate and the most bizarre start to overtime in NFL history. (Packers.com)

THEY PROBABLY ASSUME IT'S BRINGING BUDWIESER

"Anytime the Clydesdale gets running, the crowd goes crazy."

-- New England wide receiver Julian Edelman, talking about Tom Brady's explosive touchdown run. (ESPN.com)

NOW WE KNOW THREE IS GREATER THEN ZERO

"Field goals are better than no points"

-- Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, talking about the team's inability to punch the ball in the end zone. (ESPN.com)

Posted by: Guest on 22 Jan 2016

2 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2016, 5:40am by stephenrowan

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by Sixknots :: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:37pm

"Anytime the Clydesdale gets running, the crowd goes crazy."

So that was for Brady. What kind of horse are they going to name when talking about Manning's first down run in the AFCCG??

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