“This was probably one of the most frustrating games of my career, just because we were up 10 points with four-and-a-half minutes on the clock, and we let it slip away. We let them tie it up and they got the ball in overtime, went down, made a big play and kicked a field goal. That was tough. We felt that we had that one on lock, but obviously not.
“It was a battle. We knew it was going to be a 60 minute battle, but at the same time there were times where we really could have put the game away, but we weren’t able to. I mean, there’s a lot of things in the game where we could say, ‘If we did this, we would have gotten that and it would have been a whole different outcome,’ but when it’s all said and done we have to find a way to keep that 10-point margin.
“Nate (Burleson) had some big plays yesterday and I think the big thing is that we came out on the first drive and scored, that was a big plus for us. But then we kind of stalled there a little bit. Thanks to Nate, we got some big plays and he moved us down the field to get scoring opportunities.
“I’m going to have watch film, but I know on offense there were a couple of penalties that brought plays back. That’s been a big killer for us all season. Like I said, I have to watch film, but we had a big penalty when we were trying to get them to jump off sides and got a false start, that one hurt us and we got some penalties on defense that hurt us in the end.
“Yesterday was real tough mentally, and it’s easy to say we have the 24 hour rule and we have to drop it, but after a loss like that, it’s real hard to get over. At the same time, we have to get over it, we have to move on to Buffalo and we have to keep our mindset that we have to win the rest of these games, we should have won yesterday, but we didn’t and we have to move on.”
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