“It was good to get Monday and Tuesday off. I was a little banged up after the game, and it’s always good to hear that you don’t have to come in on Monday. Still, a bunch of guys came in and got ready, started preparing for this week, so it’s good to see that.
“It was a great feeling to get that win because, one, we haven’t won on the road all year and for the guys who have been here in the past, they know we haven’t won on the road in a long time. It was good to get that monkey off our back and just to get two wins in a row, that was a good feeling. I wasn’t even thinking about the streak until after the game and was like, ‘That’s right, we haven’t won a game on the road since my rookie year.’ It’s been awhile.
“I was able to get the ball thrown to me a couple of times and I always try to make something happen when it is. Drew (Stanton) kept on feeding me and kept on making plays, we got the run game going and we were all moving down hill. Finally at the end of the game we were able to put together the two-minute drive so that (Dave) Rayner could kick the game-tying field goal and then he came back in overtime, after a good drive there, and sealed the win for us.
“I was definitely happy for Drew, for one, getting back-to-back wins, because that hasn’t happened in a long time and I was happy for him for that. Two, for him, being able to go out there and play with a dislocated shoulder for really almost three quarters of the game, I knew that Drew is a football player first, he’s a real tough guy and I was happy for him to get that win in the circumstances presented.
“Definitely this is the time of the season guys are really hurting, stuff just starts to pile on top of injuries and it gets to really be a lot more mental. Once you get going into the game, you’ll be alright for the most part, but it takes a lot of toughness just to get going.”
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