16 Total Quotes

Tedy Bruschi Quotes

Tedy Bruschi
I'm a football player by trade. That's what I do, ... So I did everything I could to make myself a football player again.
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#Football

Tedy Bruschi
The week preceding the game is just as important, if not more important, to prepare yourself mentally to make sure you know the ins and outs of the opposition. It's all about getting ready for Jacksonville. It's a one-game season.
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#Game

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Do you believe in unicorns?
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#Believe

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It's the No. 1 stat that we have to win. We always want to get the ball. Make tackles and get the ball.
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#Tackles

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It's been discouraging at times, to tell you the truth. To see Willie go, especially, and to see Adam go, too. I've been with Willie and Adam for a long time. I spoke with both and wished them well. But the bottom line is this: Move on. We're going to miss them, but they're not going to help us win any football games so I can't focus on who's not here.
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#Truth #Bottom Line #Long Time

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Whatever my coach decides to do, I trust that.
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#Coach

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I made some progress out there. I feel good with my conditioning level. It's where it needs to be, I think. Game shape is another thing, but we'll cross that road when we come to it.
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#Game #Shape

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I can play linebacker, that's all, ... We all have our own individual jobs to do and, right now, we all have to get better at doing them.
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#Jobs

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This isn't my decision, this is our decision, ... I wouldn't do this to my wife. She's been with me since the beginning. We've come to this conclusion together.
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#Conclusion

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I had a good amount of nerves. If you haven't done something in a long time, you always have some nerves the first time back. I had some good reads and had some bad reads. All of that comes with (this) being the first day (back).
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#Long Time #Nerves

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I don't want to be a distraction, ... That's why I want to stress to you that all I am is a linebacker. There's only so much I can do. ... I have to accept it [the added attention], because I also want to get the word out about stroke. ... In the time we've been talking, someone has had a stroke. A stroke happens to someone in this country every 45 seconds. ... There is life after a stroke, and I'm getting on with my life.
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#Distractions

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I wouldn't be standing here in front of you if I didn't think I could play football, ... I know my physical abilities are here. I think my 10 years of experience will help also. I know what it looks like, I know how to react to it, just from experience.
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#10 Years