Dick Vermeil Quotes


19 Dick Vermeil quotes:



"He has the ability to slow the game down, and he executes extremely well, ... He has to have a supporting cast, and I'm talking about the offensive line. Quarterbacks like Kurt Warner need good pass protection. He's not going to panic. He's going to hold onto the ball and go through the progressions."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"The ability of the defensive teams to take away what you do is much greater in the NFL than in college, ... What you do well now, they might eliminate on Sunday. So you've got to make sure you can keep branching off onto other things."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"The ability of the defensive teams to take away what you do is much greater in the NFL than in college. What you do well now, they might eliminate on Sunday. So you've got to make sure you can keep branching off onto other things."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Obviously we weren't getting it done going in the direction we were going. We had to make some changes and spend some money and when we went after somebody we had to get them. We've gone after defensive players before and didn't get them. This year we got a few of them."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Direction Quotes
"We felt we actually got things going in the right direction last week. We won the football game last week and lost. That was one we felt we should have won. We dominated the game and we lost. [Monday] we dominated the game and we won."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Direction Quotes
"Common sense would tell you that when you see your starting quarterback out there practicing, and knowing what he has gone through and all the little concerns and all the things you think about when you go through what he went through, it's a relief to see him back on the field and having fun and throwing the ball down field 50 yards, strikes, ... I think that's all behind us now."
"If you don't invest very much, then defeat doesn't hurt very much and winning is not very exciting."
"He?s big, strong and fast. He runs with anger. He?s mad when he carries the ball. You don?t see him duck and dive."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"He's got good hands. He's got a feel for the game. To my knowledge, he's never been the starter. That's the difference now, he is the starter. He is our guy. We expect him to step up and play like that athlete that you all saw out there."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Athletics Quotes
"A position isn't going to be handed to him in a Christmas package. He's going to have to compete, and he knows that. I didn't really actively recruit hard to get this guy. I wanted him to come on his own."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Christmas Quotes
"They couldn't have picked a better team to send down there and play well ? that's the way we're approaching it. We'll go down there and play our best football game of the year. The guys are in a good frame of mind. They accept it. We would have liked it to be a different way, but we have no choice."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"We took the ball away and won the football game. If we don't take it away, we don't win the game."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"We've got to go down there and be the best football team they could send down there. There's an opportunity to go win a football game."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"I think our defense is better than we played (Monday) night and I think our offense is better, but obviously we proved we don't play super every weekend, ... They whipped me, they whipped my coaches and they whipped my football team."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"We picked a guy that can make a more immediate impact to the success of our football team now than anybody we would have picked in the first round. There wasn't anybody in the first round who could come in and do for us what Trent Green can do for us. That's a fact."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"We just did not play well ... just multiple things, multiple wounds. Best thing about the game is that I don't think we got anybody injured. We got some feelings hurt, but I don't thing anybody got injured."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Feelings Quotes
"I remember how I felt after the last play. It made all the stress and the hard work worthwhile."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Hard Work Quotes
"There are a lot of votes in this building. There are a lot of opinions."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Opinions Quotes
"Many times, early losses can put so much pressure on the younger quarterback that he never really gets a chance to grow. The big thing in developing a quarterback is patience. If you thought he was good enough in the first place, then ..."
Author: Vermeil Quotes Category: Patience Quotes Losses Quotes



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