16 Total Quotes

Ed Wade Quotes

Ed Wade
At the same time, I think it's human nature, over 162 games, every once in a while, a player will get upset, ... But it can't be about that.
Ed Wade
#Games

Ed Wade
Way to go, boys!
Ed Wade
#Boys

Ed Wade
I think dignity is the right word. I think Charlie has enough self-confidence in how to coach and handle people, and the players took their cues from him.
Ed Wade
#Confidence

Ed Wade
I think that the past three and a half weeks, we showed a lot of character,
Ed Wade
#Character

Ed Wade
I think we need some space at this point,
Ed Wade
#Space

Ed Wade
We need to take time before we get into a planning period and get into our discussion towards next season.
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#Planning

Ed Wade
The expectation is that you need to make the playoffs, and we didn't live up to those expectations. I've seen it happen in other places. There's never a good time for something like this, but that's not my decision to make.
Ed Wade
#Expectation

Ed Wade
I understand the rights of people to have the ability to criticize what we do, ... At the same time, we have a lot of fans out there who were very supportive of what we've done here over the last eight years, particularly what we've done over the last couple of years to try to get to the finish line. And I also think it needs to be said that for eight years, I've been a doer, and not a critic. Because sometimes standing up and doing things is a lot easier that people standing on the sidelines and criticizing what you do.
Ed Wade
#Ability

Ed Wade
I think public perception is a big part when you talk about selling,
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#Perception

Ed Wade
Certainly there were points of time when if a vote of confidence was coming, it would have come and didn't. So I'm not nave.
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#Confidence

Ed Wade
I think there were probably points in time where a vote of confidence, if it was coming, would have come and didn't, ... I'm not naive. To say the least, I'm disappointed.
Ed Wade
#Confidence

Ed Wade
Every club draws its own line in the sand.
Ed Wade
#Club

Ed Wade
I think the fans could see in his face and body language that he was bothered when things didn't go well. They appreciate work ethic and even empathize with him from time to time. But it's probably not a good thing to do it in back-to-back seasons.
Ed Wade
#Body

Ed Wade
[With the free-agent talent pool no deeper than the Everglades at low tide, Burnett will be the most sought-after player on the market.] There's always an attraction for the marquee player. That's not going to change, ... A guy with the quality of Burnett — there probably isn't a bad year to be A.J. Burnett.
Ed Wade
#Talent

Ed Wade
I believe that the fact that I became the lightning rod for criticism for the organization, with me being out of the picture so to speak, makes things easier in that respect, ... But I look at the last three years. The last time this franchise had 86 or more-wins three straight years was '78, '79 and '80. We didn't get to the postseason, but I'm walking away with pride in the effort I put into this job.
Ed Wade
#Criticism

Ed Wade
I believe that the fact that I became the lightning rod for criticism for the organization, with me being out of the picture so to speak, makes things easier in that respect. But I look at the last three years. The last time this franchise had 86 or more-wins three straight years was '78, '79 and '80. We didn't get to the postseason, but I'm walking away with pride in the effort I put into this job.
Ed Wade
#Criticism