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“After the first four minutes, we settled down and played very well. They're a much bigger team, so we took our chances by making them shoot more from the outside, and it worked for the most part.”

Kathy Lindsey


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“We were aware of his every whereabouts. He likes to make his moves in transition. We had three or four guys back every time. We took Kobe out of his sweet spots by running guys at him, and their other guys never got going.”

Anthony Johnson


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“Bob Riley has issued more no-bid contracts in three years than I did in four years,”

Don Siegelman


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“I might as well know it's coming. Every game, we hit a two-three-four minute stretch where the shots won't fall.”

Steve Arnold


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“[Four of the 13 Patriots on the injury list didn't make the trip to Pittsburgh and are definitely out of today's game. Cornerbacks Randall Gay and Tyrone Poole , and safety James Sanders will sit with ankle injuries, while receiver Andre' Davis remained home because of an injured foot. Linebacker Tully Banta-Cain (knee) practiced this week, even participating on special teams, and could play for the first time. Reserve tackle Brandon Gorin (thigh) hasn't played and didn't travel to Carolina a week ago, but made the trip here . . . Miller, who banged up his shoulder last week attempting to make a tackle, said he should be OK today. Adam Vinatieri is the emergency punter. He was the kicker and punter at South Dakota State. Vinatieri has two punts to his credit in the NFL, both pooch kicks . . . Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is tied for the league lead in sacks with three. The Steelers blitz often, with players coming from a variety of positions. The Patriots often keep a running back in to pick up blitzes, but tight ends are asked to monitor the blitz and, of course, quarterback Tom Brady and his receivers are charged with exploiting blitzes when they see them. ''They've had a bunch of secondary sacks here in these first couple of games,] Belichick said. ''Even if you blitz a lot out of the secondary, it's still only eight, 10 times a game. There's just not that many opportunities. Polamalu has hit them all. ... Staley told the paper. ''I don't know how much. I can't make that decision, but I'll go out and see where I'm at.”

Duce Staley


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“Anytime you have a four-shot lead, if you don't win you're going to be disappointed.”

Rod Pampling


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“I knew three or four years ago that we had to open in a grand, special way. I wanted to make sure we had this particular production, so we looked outrageously grand and glorious.”

Martin Fredmann


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“I'm not going to take a handful of parks for four or five hotels, no way.”

Mark Cunningham


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“That's the best I've seen him swing in the spring in four or five years. That's one quick bat.”

Mark Berry


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“They are the better team. I wouldn't be surprised to see them in the Final Four.”

Larry Krystkowiak


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