94 Total Quotes

Brian Billick Quotes

Brian Billick
We both want that nasty, foul taste out of our mouths from last Sunday. All but early in the season, there's a lot riding on it right now.
Brian Billick
#Taste

Brian Billick
It's one of those questions I can't answer specifically because I don't have the facts,
Brian Billick
#Facts

Brian Billick
I am accountable for everything that goes on with this football team. I take that very personally. The buck stops here. I am accountable and am going to be the one that has to put us on a course to correct it.
Brian Billick
#Football

Brian Billick
They are two class individuals and I know they have a great affection for the people in Tennessee, for that organization, as they should, ... There is nothing like going home and being in a competitive atmosphere.
Brian Billick
#Affection

Brian Billick
We got a lot of work to do plain and simple. This bye week didn't look to be in a good spot when it first came out, but obviously right now it's what we need because we have a great deal of work this next two weeks.
Brian Billick
#Work

Brian Billick
We've got a lot of work to do, plain and simple.
Brian Billick
#Work

Brian Billick
There's always the potential via the rehab if it flares up again. That potential always exists.
Brian Billick
#Potential

Brian Billick
Every team goes through it at some point, in some form or fashion to varying degrees, ... And it is a fact of life in the NFL today. What degree, and what your expectations are, varies as well.
Brian Billick
#Fashion

Brian Billick
They're optimistic that he could be fine game time. Certainly, if the doctors say he can't go, he can't go. But he has not been healthy, and you have to be healthy to play this game and this position.
Brian Billick
#Doctors

Brian Billick
Only if we let it. Only if we believe what we read and see. I know the Jets aren't feeling sorry for themselves. I know the resolve that team has. That's a good football team.
Brian Billick
#Believe

Brian Billick
We want to score more points, ... If the profile of the game dictates that we play good defense, special teams, run the ball and throw the ball effectively enough to keep a game under control, that's exactly what we'll do. Yes, we'd like to score more points. We'll probably have to score more points to see this expansion of the offense as we go forward.
Brian Billick
#Defense

Brian Billick
We need a consistency there, ... We've got to continue to find ways to get the ball in Mark's hands, which we'll do. It's not bad having Derrick Mason, Todd Heap, run the ball well. But to have another presence that people have to account for on the back side, with some consistency that the quarterbacks can rely on, that's the next step for us.
Brian Billick
#Consistency

Brian Billick
The energy level, the quickness, the speed, the recognition; [Vilma] is an impressive player. I think there are some favorable and justified comparisons.
Brian Billick
#Energy

Brian Billick
Passion, emotion and intensity are good, but they've always got to be under control.
Brian Billick
#Control

Brian Billick
I believe in the character of this football team, ... We made some egregious mistakes [Sunday]. But I believe in the character of these guys, and I'll stick by that character and support them to the end.
Brian Billick
#Character

Brian Billick
They acted like out of control men, ... They acted like men who let the passion of the moment get away from them.
Brian Billick
#Control

Brian Billick
I don't know of a football field, pup, community, Pop Warner, junior high, high school or college that that's not a touchdown. But evidently not in the NFL.
Brian Billick
#College

Brian Billick
The frustration, the angst -- anger, if you will -- of the fans right now is matched only by the coaches and the players and the organization. It's very frustrating, very angering to not play better, to not do a couple of those things that you have to win in a close game.
Brian Billick
#Anger

Brian Billick
Oh, it's huge, it's huge. But you gain some things when you lose a player of that caliber, because other people have to step up.
Brian Billick
#Caliber

Brian Billick
We're getting done what we wanted to do, not withstanding the game.
Brian Billick
#Game

Brian Billick
[Ravens officials estimate that negotiations with first-round draft pick and 22nd overall selection Mark Clayton are between $50,000 and $60,000 apart.] Take No. 21 and No. 23, add them together and cut it in half, ... Anything beyond that, it's hard to understand.
Brian Billick
#Draft

Brian Billick
It had great strength, the point where he could probably play, but, on reexamination, from the long-term perspective, they decided to go with the surgery. I think they went about it the right way.
Brian Billick
#Perspective

Brian Billick
I don't know of a football field -- pup, community, Pop Warner, junior high, high school or college -- that that's not a touchdown, ... But evidently not in the NFL.
Brian Billick
#College

Brian Billick
Sure, but just from the intensity of this game. Not taking advantage of the momentum the way we have done the last month or so.
Brian Billick
#Advantage

Brian Billick
[The Ravens' offense was] not good enough, ... Not good enough tonight in that situation — tough field position where we couldn't push ourselves out of it and hold onto the ball. You've got to make plays if you're going to keep up with an outstanding team like that.
Brian Billick
#Field

Brian Billick
I think Marvin would have been the smarter hire, but I'm biased,
Brian Billick
#Biased

Brian Billick
I've got a quarterback that's had a year off, ... I wanted to get as many viable snaps, game snaps, with Anthony Wright going into the Tennessee game that I could.
Brian Billick
#Game

Brian Billick
So I hear they call you 'The Freak?' Wow, that's quite a coincidence. They call me 'The Brain.'
Brian Billick
#Brain

Brian Billick
Mark brings the unique perspective to the position that only a former player can bring. Mark will bring the same toughness and tenacity to this staff that he brought to his teams during his 11-year career in the NFL.
Brian Billick
#Perspective

Brian Billick
You need to get into football shape, and that has to be done in a certain environment, ... So we'll deal with whatever the system says he has to do, but it's our hope that they understand that there are certain circumstances that in order for him to go forward and do his job, there's some certain things that he needs to do.
Brian Billick
#Environment