82 Total Quotes

Jim Haslett Quotes

If they think they're playing on the road every game, they'll probably win more games. We will play all of our games [away from New Orleans] and it will be a first and it will be interesting. Our guys like playing away.
Jim Haslett
#Games

It kind of put everything in perspective, ... Football's a game, and if it's going to bring some happiness to people around the Gulf Coast, then we should play for these people, and play for ourselves.
Jim Haslett
#Happiness

We really never gave Jake an opportunity like this. There were different circumstances under Jake because we were in the race most of the time being 9-7 one year then 8-8 the next. The only time Jake got the opportunity was when Aaron got hurt.
Jim Haslett
#Circumstances

Turnovers hurt us in the first half, giving Seattle a short field to work with. Those are things we have to clean up, and we will.
Jim Haslett
#Giving

To get off to a good start, we needed everybody in, including our draft picks. We wanted to get the new guys and the young guys familiar with what we are doing, ... Really, we wanted the enthusiasm taking off from where it was last year, so it was a key thing that we got everybody into camp on time.
Jim Haslett
#Draft

That's not the great way to start the game — a turnover and seven quick ones.
Jim Haslett
#Game

To play it in Giants Stadium, to give them another home game and to put us in a situation where we couldn't hear. ... It wasn't why we lost that game, but ...
Jim Haslett
#Home

It's a shame it happened, but there's lots of people worse off in this country than we are now.
Jim Haslett
#Country

No, it has nothing to do with it. No, it has nothing to do with dropped balls, missed tackles. We can do that anywhere.
Jim Haslett
#Balls

For all of us, it was a time to follow a new direction, to bring closure to what was a disappointing year record-wise and move forward.
Jim Haslett
#Direction

In this business, guys get hurt and I think everybody else has to elevate their game. The defense has to play better, the quarterbacks are going to have to play better, the linemen are going to have to play better.
Jim Haslett
#Business

The run defense is something I'm concerned with, and we're going to stress it and keep trying to work on it and do whatever we have to do to fix it, ... great test.
Jim Haslett
#Defense

We talked all week about how we kick field goals instead of scoring touchdowns and we came out and did the same thing.
Jim Haslett
#Goals

He played pretty (darn) good, ... He's going to be a hell of a player.
Jim Haslett
#Hell

Obviously, the Giants game is not going to be here. We're really not going to play a home game anywhere, but this would be the closest thing,
Jim Haslett
#Home

That's been part of our problem on defense the last couple years that we've had so many changes in personnel that no one has ever gotten comfortable with anybody,
Jim Haslett
#Defense

That's a personal issue which has really been put on the back burner because we've been trying to get a lot of things accomplished in the off-season, ... We haven't really discussed it because we've been working on football things and our players and things on this team to make us better, so that's just something we'll worry about later.
Jim Haslett
#Trying

Once they get on the field, it takes their minds off it. And obviously, when they get up and go home and flip around the TV, it kind of changes because reality sets in. But, for the most part, our guys have focused in fairly well.
Jim Haslett
#Field

Once they get on the field, it takes their minds off it,
Jim Haslett
#Field

It wasn't a home game ... The crowd noise we had to deal with, we never had to do a silent count at home.
Jim Haslett
#Home

We lost one game and this team's overcome a lot in the last month, so that one game is nothing compared to what we've had to overcome,
Jim Haslett
#Game

I think the guys have gone a great job of focusing on football in practices and meetings. It did not reflect that today. It didn't carry over.
Jim Haslett
#Football

We've been in four complexes in four weeks, I've been in three hotels, now an apartment. But that (performance) had nothing to do with where we live or what we do. We sucked on that field today.
Jim Haslett
#Performance

You didn't have any remorse, didn't have any regrets. You came in and led us to our only playoff win ever.'
Jim Haslett
#Remorse

I really think that every single player on our football team has done a good job under the situation. Nobody's complaining about what we're doing and what we're going through. They have understood that it's going to be different until we get into some type of normal routine, if we can ever get into a normal routine. So, it's been good. I think everybody has really stepped up.
Jim Haslett
#Football

My kids enrolled here, but we've decided they're going to go back with my wife. They're going to go back around the first of October, when school starts.
Jim Haslett
#Kids

We didn't make wholesale changes, ... There are less new parts than before. Everything we're doing, we're doing with a purpose. That's the way we ended last year with our last four games. I didn't feel like that early in the season last year.
Jim Haslett
#Purpose

Nobody's complaining about what we're doing and what we're going through,
Jim Haslett
#Complaining

That's not up to me, ... That's up to our owner. That's a touchy subject. We've got a lot of people back home that are counting on this football team to give them hope and obviously to bring some joy into their life every Sunday. . . . I think that [the possible relocation of the franchise] is the furthest thing from our mind. We're going to try to get in the playoffs this year and we'll figure out what's going on after that.
Jim Haslett
#People

As a football coach that is not the best thing for this team.
Jim Haslett
#Football