29 Total Quotes

Steve McNair Quotes

I think Matt is well prepared. He's a guy that studies hard. He knows the game, and I think whatever decision is made, he'll be ready.
Steve McNair
#Game

Ask him, buddy. We've all got to get better, that's all I can say.
Steve McNair
#Ask

If a guy can't communicate as far as hand signals, I don't know what you can do. ... I don't know what the rule is on that, I don't think it was the right call to be made.
Steve McNair
#Communication

Ed Reed. He's a very smart player. He's the kind of reader who makes you think he's going to one place and he ends up at another. When you have put him in the game plan you have to make sure you don't throw the ball in the middle of the field because he always has a knack for being in the middle of the field.
Steve McNair
#Kind

He's still a talent to be reckoned with. I don't know if he's talking about retirement because of the injuries but he's not declining skill-wise.
Steve McNair
#Retirement

I said, 'I don't want to see no sad faces, no matter what happens good or what happens bad. We have to go out there and show a lot of confidence,'
Steve McNair
#Faces

I was fine, ... There was five minutes to go in the game. They were just going to pin their ears back and come get us. We weren't going to take any chances for me to go out there and get hurt.
Steve McNair
#Ears

I didn't think I was going to get back in the game, but Jeff let me come back in for another series. I was pleased with the end results.
Steve McNair
#Game

I finished the game. In my mind, if I finished the game, I can play next week.
Steve McNair
#Mind

It was a combination of a lot of different things. With our offensive line and running back situation, you expect us to get that, but today was a different story.
Steve McNair
#Running

It got sore and more sore as the game went on. It hurt more when I threw.
Steve McNair
#Hurt

We had opportunity after opportunity. Even though we messed up in the first half, we came back in the second half and had a chance to win the ballgame.
Steve McNair
#Opportunity

Once I got there, I made up my mind that it's not where you go, it's what you do when you get there. I went to Alcorn because they gave me a chance.
Steve McNair
#Mind

I think that was the most energy that we've had in a long time out there on the field together, ... We know what to expect, what challenge we've got ahead of us, and we're willing to take it head on and just go with it.
Steve McNair
#Energy

Once you get in between the white lines, it helps a lot to take your mind off of it. Overall, I think we played well despite the distractions.
Steve McNair
#Mind

You get a lot of mixed emotion. The sad thing about it is that you get so frustrated because there is not communication. They can't communicate with you, and you can't communicate with them,
Steve McNair
#Emotions

We've got to have people down there to make sure everything is cleaned up and make sure everything's going to get back running on track,
Steve McNair
#People

I talked to some people, and they feel really strong about it, about the positives, ... It's all about rebuilding and starting fresh. That's the positive thing being taken out of it.
Steve McNair
#People

If nobody hangs their head because we lost, they don't need to be a part of this football team,
Steve McNair
#Football

Everybody's got their own philosophy on durability. Fortunately for him, he hasn't got hurt, and so be it. But if he was specifically talking about me, that's no problem with me.
Steve McNair
#Hurt

Everybody's been talking about it. I talked to him (Tuesday) night. He's just sore. ... It just hurt to laugh, hurt to do anything. I just told him, 'Don't rush it. Take your time and just heal. As long as you go out there and aggravate it, it's going to continue to get worse.
Steve McNair
#Hurt

I talked to some people, and they feel really strong about it, about the positives. The good Lord takes something away, it's all about rebuilding and starting fresh. That's the positive thing being taken out of it,
Steve McNair
#People

Towns like Mount Olive and Collins suffered tremendous damage, and you don't see that on the national news. A lot of people around here lost a lot and need help.
Steve McNair
#News

I told him he had some good fresh legs. He's a different style than Chris. He's more of a quick hitter. He has a good feel for the game.
Steve McNair
#Style

It's a different saying every year, but it all depends upon my health. As long as I can stay healthy, I will continue to play.
Steve McNair
#Health

If they can get away with it, it's not cheating,
Steve McNair
#Cheating

We just have to protect the football a little more in the red zone, and also we need to straighten out and focus, ... The penalties increase the situation, and I think those are the only two things slowing this offense down. We're making too many penalties in third-and-short and third-and-long to keep this offense going. If we can minimize the penalties in those different situations, we'll be fine.
Steve McNair
#Football

Vince is becoming a man, ... It's great to see how much he's matured, not just as a player but more importantly as a person.
Steve McNair
#Man

Anytime that you can keep the chains moving with me running or throwing the ball, that's what we have to do,
Steve McNair
#Running