Defensive Related Quotes



“Eric has natural instincts and we think he can be a top defensive back in the conference.”

Norm Eash


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“We couldn't get a play called in the defensive huddle either. We're going, 'What? What?' But that's what you want, the 12th man. You want teams to hate coming here to play us.”

Cornelius Griffin


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“It was a frustrating night. They play a defensive system, especially when they get the lead. You could see it. Guys were squeezing the sticks a little bit, and we couldn't get another one past their goalie.”

Wade Flaherty


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“I think we could have had a win tonight. Detroit stepped it up on the defensive end and won the game, but the next time, we'll know what to do.”

Dwight Howard


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“We needed defensive stops. But then again, to get on the board, you need to execute and move the ball around and run our motion like we usually do.”

Ambrosia Anderson


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“We know Columbus will attack with eight guys at times and defensive organization will be key (Saturday).”

Chris Rolfe


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“[The Patriots were not shy about abandoning their 3-4 defensive front once it was obvious that Raiders were having their way early on in the first half. Props to defensive coordinator Eric Mangini, too. LaMont Jordan and the Raiders were not quite the same once they had to deal with the Patriots' defensive line combination of Richard Seymour, Vince Wilfork, Ty Warren and Jarvis Green running down their throats. The four were able to create pressure, cause a key turnover (interception by Wilfork) and get a few negative plays at critical points. Once they Pats made Raiders quarterback Kerry Collins get off the spot, it became quite a different game, too.] We were able to set the edge, ... Once we did that, it seemed to go a lot better.”

Monty Beisel


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“In the first three minutes we had some defensive breaks.”

Susan Walvius


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“Certainly, anti-Syrian forces in Lebanon feel on the defensive, nervous, frightened, depressed. The Syrians may be out in one way, but in others they're always right around the corner and have sufficient friends and supporters in Lebanon that make it unlikely it will turn into a seriously anti-Syrian place.”

Michael Hudson


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“It's different. They have a great defensive line. Fortunately, we have a couple of weeks to prepare for them.”

Robbie Tobeck


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