The Week In Quotes: November 15, 2019

Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams
Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams
Photo: USA Today Sports Images

HOLD THAT TIGER

"We're gon' beat their ass in recruiting, we're gon' beat their ass every time they see us. 'Roll Tide,' what? F*ck you!"

-- LSU head coach Ed Orgeron's postgame speech to his team got caught on a player's Instagram Live feed, and it'll have any Alabama hater ready to run through a brick wall. (Barstool Sports via Twitter)

GLAD WE'RE ALL ON THE SAME PAGE

"What I did was foolish and I shouldn't have allowed myself to slip like that. Out of character [for me], but a situation like that where it's an emotional game ... I let myself fall into those emotions with that play and what happened."

-- Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett seems to be apologetic after shockingly bashing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph with his own helmet in the final seconds of Thursday Night Football. (SportsCenter via Twitter)

"I don't know what the rules are. I know it's bush league, and I know it's a total coward move on his part. … I'll take it. I'm not gonna back down from any bully."

-- Rudolph didn't seemed too pleased with how the altercation unfolded, either. (SportCenter via Twitter)

CAN WE GET A TRANSCRIPTION OF THE COIN TOSS?

"HAILS"

-- Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith got in on the jokes about his coin toss call in overtime of Monday Night Football. Because of Smith's accent and pronunciation of the word "Heads," many at home believed that Smith actually called "Tails" during the OT coin toss. (Geno Smith via Twitter)

WHY ARE WE MOVING THEM TO VEGAS, AGAIN?

"Every win I'm going down there. I've got facepaint all over me, I got to see some costumes I have not seen before at any football games. Awesome."

-- Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden was handmade for Raiders football. Gruden delivered this quote about his trips to the Black Hole after every win with a permanent smile plastered on his face. (NFL on ESPN via Twitter)

'YOU CAN PRY THIS FOOTBALL OUT OF MY COLD, DEAD HANDS'

"We talk about it all the time. Every year he just adds another year. He goes in and he's like, 'Guys, I feel so good still. I think I am going to go till 45.' I am like, 'OK.' Now he's like, 'Alex, I think I can go like 46 or 47.'"

-- Alex Guerrero, Personal trainer to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, hints that the 42-year-old is looking to venture into playing into years almost unheard of in football. (WEEI)

MOVIN' ON UP

"I'm trending upwards. I've been extremely fortunate on this end of my career as opposed to the beginning, unfortunately."

-- Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Josh Gordon has had a night-and-day experience with his recent quarterbacks, playing with Tom Brady and Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson following the revolving door of passers who played with in Cleveland. (NFL on ESPN via Twitter)

SOMEONE GET TARIK A STEPLADDER

"Who keeps putting the towels on the top shelf? Damn!"

-- Vertically challenged Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen could be heard in the background of a postgame interview looking to find the culprit keeping his towels out of reach. (NFL on ESPN via Twitter)

DROP ME ONCE, SHAME ON YOU…

"He's had his opportunities. The more he doesn't take advantage of his opportunities, the less opportunities he gets."

-- San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan had to have a long discussion with his wide receiver corps after the number of drops they had against Seattle on Monday Night Football. Shanahan specifically places some of his frustration on wide receiver Dante Pettis, leading to the above quote. (David Lombardi, The Athletic via Twitter)

THIS WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA

NEW FAVORITE LOCKER ROOM INTERVIEWEE

 

 

-- Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams has fast become an iconic postgame interviewee. His inflection and facial expressions are reason enough to embed this one.

HIPS DON'T LIE

 

 

-- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott's pregame routine went viral during Sunday Night Football, viral enough that San Francisco 49ers edge rusher Nick Bosa put his own spin on it during Monday Night Football.

AARON RODGERS > MICKEY MOUSE

 

 

-- This kid passed up on Disneyland to go to Lambeau Field, and Green Bay Packers linebacker Za'Darius Smith made it worth his while by having him on the field before the game.

Comments

5 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2019, 5:51pm

2 > I know it's a total…

> I know it's a total coward move on his part. - Mason Rudolf on Myles Garrett

Sorry Mason, but you seem like the only coward here. You picked a fight with a guy bigger than you, then you immediately ran to the refs for help. What Garrett did was inexcusable, but cowardly ain't the word for it.

4 Agreed.

I loved Cam Jordan’s tweet: I guess he isn’t going to pick any more fights with a DLman.

5 Passing up Disneyland for a…

Passing up Disneyland for a Packers game is trading tit for tat. One scripted outcome for another. The only difference is that this poor kid won't be able to lounge in a pool in SoCal.