Head Coach Tony Dungy Post-Practice Quotes

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on the Tokyo Trip) Training Camp “It’s good to be back on our own turf and back on our normal practice routine. I thought our guys handled the trip really well in terms of the logistics and getting done what we wanted to.

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on the Tokyo Trip) Training Camp

"It's good to be back on our own turf and back on our normal practice routine. I thought our guys handled the trip really well in terms of the logistics and getting done what we wanted to. We hoped to have played a little bit better, but all-in-all, it was a good trip for us, and now we have to put that behind us."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on the injuries) Training Camp

"The toughest ones are with some of our rookies. Jonathan Welsh has a PCL injury to his right knee that's going to be four or five weeks at least, and Sweet Pea Burns has the same thing to his right knee that's going to be four or five weeks. Chris Laskowski injured his shoulder on the opening kickoff."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on Brandon Stokley's shoulder injury) Training Camp

"Brandon hurt his (shoulder) in practice and that's something you hope to avoid. We don't think that's going to be a real long term deal. We're still waiting for the MRI results. Right now, we're preparing for the next couple weeks with Troy Walters and Reggie (Wayne) in the slot."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on players adjusting from Tokyo Trip) Training Camp

"We talked to some experts and it takes around two weeks to come back to absolute normal. I think its good preparation for the regular season because you're never really quite at 100 percent and you have to go out their and function. The guys that do feel well and the guys that are healthy really have to set the tone and pick up the tempo."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on how the Tokyo Trip helped with chemistry) Training Camp

"I think it was good. We got a chance to be exposed to some things and had some fun. I think our guys enjoyed it and I thought they did a great job over there."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on the trip to the military base) Training Camp

"That was probably the highlight for me. Going to the U.S.S. Blue Ridge and visiting with a lot of the sailors was a phenomenal experience. They're over there working and protecting us…but when you see the guys and they're 19, 20, 21 and they're your son's age, it puts it all in perspective. We had a great time with them and we wish them all the best."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on the upcoming home game against Buffalo) Training Camp

"It's hard to believe it's our second game already. We'll focus on our fundamentals and getting back to training camp routine for a couple days. On Thursday, we'll start looking at Buffalo. I think they have an exceptional team. They came on at the end of (last) year. They are going to be very physical and it's going to be a good challenge for us."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on Bills QB-J.P. Losman) Training Camp

"Everyone was high on him coming out. We didn't see that much of him. We caught them early last year. I know they expect big things from him."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on playing time against Buffalo) Training Camp

"We're going to evaluate and see how our players make it through the week. There will be some guys experiencing difficulty from the trip. We want to play guys that are able to play and also be smart about it. We'll know a little bit more on Friday after we've had a couple of practices."

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