93 Total Quotes

Jon Gruden Quotes

Jon Gruden
We're not going to let one defeat or two defeats or a negative road trip set us back from our goals. We realize this is a work in progress, this football team. We have a long way to get where we want to be,
Jon Gruden
#Defeat

Jon Gruden
I was really impressed with the strides that he made and the poise that he showed after a horrific start, a rough start. He showed me a lot. He showed the whole league a lot.
Jon Gruden
#Horrific

Jon Gruden
North and south, no nonsense. He was a good addition back there. He runs hard, and he helped us out.
Jon Gruden
#Nonsense

Jon Gruden
He thought it would be best for him to sit the rest of the game and try to get right for next week, ... We don't really know the severity of this hamstring. It might just be a contusion of some kind. ... We're meeting with him at this time and I can't speculate publicly any more until Carnell and the doctors have had a chance to look at this further.
Jon Gruden
#Rest

Jon Gruden
You can't worry about instinct. You have to do what you feel is right at the time, do your homework and make the calls. You have to live with the calls you make and if your heart is in it, at least you feel good at the end of the night, no matter what happens.
Jon Gruden
#Instinct

Jon Gruden
The throw he makes to Galloway with the division title on the line says a lot about what a clutch performer he is. That wasn't a slant or a wide flare, that was a 44-yard throw that landed right on the screws. He got hit a lot, and we had some balls batted down. He's got great resolve.
Jon Gruden
#Clutch

Jon Gruden
Lack of intensity didn't have anything to do with it. The Patriots played a much more physical game than we did.
Jon Gruden
#Game

Jon Gruden
If he's ready to go, he'll play, ... All I can say is the doctors will let us know. Carnell's going to let us know.
Jon Gruden
#Doctors

Jon Gruden
I can't say enough about him. He got into camp on time, didn't miss a practice and will be a real asset for us.
Jon Gruden
#Practice

Jon Gruden
Having all of our draft picks is something that I've learned to like.
Jon Gruden
#Draft

Jon Gruden
I'm pleased with where we are running the football and that's a start, ... There are some good signs, some physical signs that we could be a good running team.
Jon Gruden
#Football

Jon Gruden
A guy who has that criteria and history of bringing his team from behind, the fourth-down play that he made on the touchdown, made us concerned with him. But our defense played very well.
Jon Gruden
#History

Jon Gruden
I think we have beaten some pretty darn good football teams and have been fairly consistent throughout the year. We've got a talented defense. We have a good running game and we are looking forward to seeing what we can do. Every year there are dark horses that jump onto the scene.
Jon Gruden
#Football

Jon Gruden
It's not good. It has not been good at all, ... The penalties have hurt us and our lack of execution hasn't been nearly what it was a year ago. We have to get that thing going.
Jon Gruden
#Execution

Jon Gruden
He's a natural catcher. He has a great background returning punts in college, so obviously he has potential.
Jon Gruden
#College

Jon Gruden
I'm really excited with our ability to make field goals. Hopefully that's a winning edge for us this season.
Jon Gruden
#Ability

Jon Gruden
Everybody is an option. It's going to come down to good, solid execution. You've got to knock somebody off the ball when they pretty much know you're running it. That's what makes the game great.
Jon Gruden
#Execution

Jon Gruden
I'm more concerned with Shelton's injury than I am concerned with Nate. Nate's a fine football player. He played a lot snaps for us last year -- not a lot of people know that,
Jon Gruden
#Football

Jon Gruden
He gets stronger as the game goes on. Some people say he can't run between the tackles and we're going to wear him out. But if you don't try to wear this guy out, you're never going to find out how great a back he is.
Jon Gruden
#People

Jon Gruden
I was just trying to get some interpretation. I'm just a coach. I just want to know what call was made. I had to take a timeout to sort that out. The Green Bay sideline was right there, they heard it, they got the outcome of why it was ruled why it was, and I didn't.
Jon Gruden
#Trying

Jon Gruden
I've been trying to say all along that he gets stronger as the game goes on,
Jon Gruden
#Trying

Jon Gruden
We are very optimistic,
Jon Gruden
#Optimistic

Jon Gruden
Everybody I talked to said he's a hell of a back — 'Get him on your team somehow, some way,' ... I think he's proven to everybody what he's all about.
Jon Gruden
#Hell

Jon Gruden
Yeah, I think so, especially if he's touching the ball 50 times in two games,
Jon Gruden
#Games

Jon Gruden
It was a tough situation at times because I don't think that there were people that were convinced that they were going to be here for the long haul, ... With some of these young guys with five-year deals, there's no way out. Whether you want to admit it or not, there is a lot of truth to that.
Jon Gruden
#People

Jon Gruden
Yeah, there's interesting people there,
Jon Gruden
#People

Jon Gruden
Ha! I don't know, man. All I know is I've been working just as hard.
Jon Gruden
#Man

Jon Gruden
This guy is a phenomenal football player.
Jon Gruden
#Football

Jon Gruden
Anytime you have your starting quarterback taken away from you with a potential knee injury, you are just very concerned,
Jon Gruden
#Potential

Jon Gruden
We did everything we could, and Brian wanted to do everything also, to get as much information as we could. There was a glimmer of hope that we could put it in a cast and possibly get him back in four to six weeks. But at the end of all the research, this is an injury that's going to cause him to miss the rest of the season.
Jon Gruden
#Information