“More injuries? I don’t think so. I think a lot of guys are prepared for the season and football is football and guys, especially guys that have been in the league for more than one year know what it takes to be here, and I think everyone has been preparing hard for that.”
On how much he has to learn being his second year in the system already?
“It’s not that everything is brand new it’s just that it’s like if you practice a foreign language for a long time and then stop speaking it for a period of time, it takes a little bit of time to get going again but guys will snap into it. We’re going to get going, we’re going to take advantage of our meeting times, and I think we’ll be fine.”
“Certainly last year making the playoffs was a big step but it’s a new year, new team, so we need to get better, have a good training camp, and take it from there.”
“For me being an older guy, I had a lot of extra time with my trainer there in Miami, spent a lot of extra time with my family. Obviously it was an up and down situation as far as peoples jobs were concerned but at the same time, I just tried to make the most of it and enjoy my free time, spend time with family and working out.”
On age catching up with veteran running backs…
“The season hasn’t started yet so we won’t be able to know that until the season starts. A lot of people make a big deal out of age, for me I just train and prepare like I’ve always done. If you play this game and you’ve played as long as I have, you understand it’s about preparation and I’m the type of guy that likes to prepare and make sure I’m ready to go but I don’t really look at the age as a factor, I know a lot of people who haven’t played probably do or statistics may say that, but I’ve never looked at the game like that.”