Q. It’s pretty obvious you’re no stranger to the whole tuning out the noise concept. That was obviously a big thing in New England and I think now that especially after this last win (against Arizona), you guys are dominating ESPN, NFL Network. You guys are the talk of the NFL right now. What do you say to a young team and a young quarterback to kind of tune out the noise?
BF: We all understand, I understand, that it’s there, that we’re being talked about. But really the only thing that matters is what’s going on in our building. I’m not sure how much anyone outside of our building really actually knows what’s going on inside the building, so the way we practice, the way we prepare, how we walk through. The only people who could really tell them the truth about how they played in a game or how they played in practice or how they did in a meeting are the people that are here. That’s kind of my message. I’m going to tell them the truth. I’m not going to blow smoke up anyone’s behind. They know that. … Hopefully it doesn’t get to the point where they spent too much time on something else and not enough on the (upcoming opponent). They would feel the effects of that on a Sunday, so that’s my message.”
Q. What are the things about Emmanuel Ogbah’s skill set that gives the coaching staff a lot to work with and that they are taking advantage of?
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