I try to show my daughter that you have to compete at everything. You can't back down. I want my kids to understand that so when somebody puts an obstacle in front of you and says you can't do something, you don't back down. You push through that to get something accomplished. I tried to set that tone for her even at an early age. She's competitive already at the age of 3. Seriously.
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It meant a lot to me that he saw the difficult time I had last season, taking the brunt of the load, and him wanting to come back and help me out through the process, ... It's important for me to get his back.
It means a lot to me because we're playing well and we're in a position where we can get into the playoffs and make some noise. We've achieved everything we have as a team, and the individual stuff just makes for a more pleasant journey.
It was a great read by them. They sent out all small, so they were able to switch everything. They took the play away from us.
That was a great class. A lot of great players came out of that draft. I don't think people are fully aware of the talent that came out of that draft.
I had in my mind that it was just going to be a really sad sight, ... But when you walk in you see that everybody was just real spirited. There was a lot of energy in there -- a lot of resolve and determination to bounce back.
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