41 Total Quotes

Jake Delhomme Quotes

I was encouraged, very encouraged -- we'll leave it at that.
Jake Delhomme
#Encouragement

It wasn't a revenge game or a get-back game, because that was a long time ago. This was just a big win for us.
Jake Delhomme
#Revenge

It wasn't a revenge game or a get-back game, because that was a long time ago, ... This was just a big win for us.
Jake Delhomme
#Revenge

I know the first year Smitty caught all of these balls and Moose wasn't catching a thing. Then all of sudden, midway through the season it shifted and Moose caught on fire. That's just part of it.
Jake Delhomme
#Balls

You just have to believe. You just have to concentrate on your job.
Jake Delhomme
#Believe

When I talked to you guys after the game on Sunday, it was just one of those things where, if you've ever played a team sport, you're down, ... Certainly, I was extremely down. But things get put into perspective. When I get home, I have a little girl and get to spend time with her. It doesn't take away the pain, especially when you watch it on film. But that's the NFL. I don't mean to make light of it but I'll probably throw another one before my career is up. That's just part of it. It's going to happen. I've slept well the last couple of nights. You have to move on. I try to put things behind me. I'm not saying it's not a scar or anything, but you have to learn and move on.
Jake Delhomme
#Game

We expected to move at a fast pace, and that's how coach Fox likes to practice. That's what's fun. ... You will have some mess-ups along the line, but you can move at a faster pace, and dive deeper into the offense quicker. And that's what makes it fun as a player.
Jake Delhomme
#Fun

We owed the Saints twofold. They kept us out of the playoffs in last year's final game, so the payback was doubly sweet. If a certain two of our cheerleaders can double their pleasure, why can't we?
Jake Delhomme
#Saints

In practice, you can only simulate so much stuff. When you're live, things are different. You can't always drop back, set your feet, and throw the ball. You've got to be able to move around back there and make people miss and find your guys. I think Stefan does that extremely well.
Jake Delhomme
#Practice

In my opinion you're just killing some trees for absolutely nothing. It means absolutely nothing. You have to go out and prove it every Sunday, and success comes through preparation and hard work during the week.
Jake Delhomme
#Killing

Tonight and tomorrow are going to be tough, but we've got to move on. We've got 15 more games and they come quick, real quick. We can't sit here and sulk because we've got a good football team coming in here next week.
Jake Delhomme
#Games

Oh, yeah, we heard him. I've got horses back in Louisiana and I wish I would have had one of those horse muzzles to put on him.
Jake Delhomme
#Horses

He has so much power, he keeps on moving and grinding those legs. It was beautiful to watch. He just kept on going.
Jake Delhomme
#Power

Just talking to some of those guys, you could almost kind of see hurt in their eyes because it's been a long, long year for them. We have no idea what they've had to go through.
Jake Delhomme
#Eyes

Their front four really create pressure. When you have to throw the football and the defensive line can just pin their ears back and go, it is not a fun day sometimes.
Jake Delhomme
#Football

This team has been here before. Guys want to make plays. Guys don't have big eyes in the huddle.
Jake Delhomme
#Eyes

We still want to control the clock. Hopefully we're a smarter team now.
Jake Delhomme
#Control

When we came in here a couple of games ago, basically I lost the game for us. It was basically the opposite of today.
Jake Delhomme
#Games

No matter how many times people say to you, 'Calm down, it's just another game,' that really isn't the case. Everything you do, whether it is good or bad, but especially the bad, is [magnified]. It kind of hits you when you get up under the center for the very first time. [You] walk up to the line and it's different. You definitely feel the [additional] pressure. It's just not the same as the regular season. If you haven't been through it before, it can be a little bit nerve-racking.
Jake Delhomme
#People

You have to give them credit. That's a good football team. They were the best team in the NFC all year and they played better than us today. That's for sure. They dominated the day today.
Jake Delhomme
#Football

That's a place that I do hold close to my heart because when you grow up in Louisiana, your dream is to play in the Superdome, to play in the high school state championships, ... And if even if you don't play in it or make it, a lot of people go to those games. (But) for me, that's just part of it.
Jake Delhomme
#Heart

I asked him if it was his college number and he said that was No. 17. I told him he should have asked me. I would have given it to him,
Jake Delhomme
#College

I can't say I'm surprised, ... (Stefan) made some plays. Late in preseason games, if you're in his situation, that's what you have to do. That's all I ever played in for my first six or seven years in the League, and you've got to take advantage of it. You've got to run around and make some plays and that's what he did.
Jake Delhomme
#Games

In practice, you can only simulate so much stuff, ... When you're live, things are different. You can't always drop back, set your feet, and throw the ball. It doesn't happen in this League, not with the way defenses move around and guys play. You've got to be able to move around back there and make people miss and find your guys. I think Stefan does that extremely well.
Jake Delhomme
#Practice

He hasn't lost his vision. That's one thing. He's good. The guy is smooth and knows how to set up blocks. He's a veteran, too. It's fun to watch him run. Hopefully everything works out all right physically, but certainly he looks good so far.
Jake Delhomme
#Vision

Heck, some people can't even pronounce 'Jake'
Jake Delhomme
#People

We expected to move at a fast pace, and that's how coach Fox likes to practice,
Jake Delhomme
#Practice

It doesn't get any lower than this. There was no doubt we were going to kick the field goal and win the game. You don't want to have to look your other players in the eyes, because you let them down.
Jake Delhomme
#Doubt

Football can bring you the highest highs and the lower lows, and it doesn't get any lower than this. We had a good drive going, there was no doubt that we were going to kick the field goal and win the game. I made a bad throw, and the guy picked it off.
Jake Delhomme
#Football

We did some good things, ... I'm disappointed that we settled for three field goals, but it was great to end the half the way we did. To score seven points was huge after the Browns touchdown.
Jake Delhomme
#Goals