“I feel like I’m heading in the right direction. Last week was one of my biggest pushes. The pain is going away and I almost feel 100-percent. I’ve been doing a little bit extra on my own, really just honing in on the things that I need to do to get on the field.
“As for me being by myself on the sideline last weekend, I just feel like, being the second round pick, I was a controversial pick to come in and I feel like the media is just looking for something to say. I’m not too worried about that. Everyone does their own thing on the sideline. I’m sure if they critiqued everybody they could find pros and cons about anyone on the sideline. It’s a part of the game and it’s a part of their job to make news. I’m just going to continue to do what I do.
“It’s hard even not being activated and coming in here everyday, doing as much as I can, trying to prepare myself for the game and not being able to suit up; and then, suiting up and feeling like I have a shot to get in – that’s just a stepping stone. I’m capable enough to suit up, so I feel like from here on out I’m going to give it my all and put myself in the best position to get in the game.
“Coach Jefferson is always preaching, ‘Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready.’ Like I’ve been saying all along, my time is going to come. I’m going to continue to work everyday like I’m a starter, so whenever my time is called I feel like I’m not going to miss a beat. I’m looking forward to that, but more than anything just being prepared everyday, coming to work everyday, trying to do the best I can.
“The most important thing is watching film, seeing myself get back to what I used to be, making cuts faster, working a little bit faster, and those guys in the meeting room acknowledge the same things, so it’s definitely a good thing. I’m going to continue to work and put myself in the best position.
“When my number is called I’m going to give it all I have.”
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