Head Coach Tony Dungy Press Conference Quotes

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (general comments) “Good win for us, going into a tough place to win.  Tennessee, going back to last year, had been pretty hot, I think had won seven out of eight.

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (general comments) * *

"Good win for us, going into a tough place to win.  Tennessee, going back to last year, had been pretty hot, I think had won seven out of eight.  So we're happy to come out of there with a win.  That's the glass half full.  The glass half empty is we didn't play better than we did the week before, and that was our other goal.  I think our team was disappointed about that, that we didn't show that improvement from week one to week two.  We did a lot of good things, moved the ball well in between the 20s.  I thought we did some things well defensively.  We didn't play third down defense particularly well, and Vince Young had a lot to do with that.  And we didn't kick particularly well.  So those two things and some false start penalties and a couple of dropped balls kind of kept the game where we couldn't really feel comfortable.  But going down there and making plays in the fourth quarter to win was a good sign, and we're certainly happy to be 2-0."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on if like Vince Young, is QB-Matt Schaub a 'winner')

"I think it's a little bit of Matt Schaub and a little bit of dating back to last year, where they're just getting a feel of Coach (Gary) Kubiak's system and what they're doing.  They won their last two games last year, and beat us in a very good game down there for them.  So I think it's a matter of them with a little more confidence and certainly Schaub bringing that to them.  They have been very hot and beat two teams rather convincingly so far, and we'll have our hands full."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on if Houston will use this game to see how they match up with the Colts and as a contender)

"This is a big game for early in the year.  You have two teams that are 2-0 in the division.  They beat us the last time we were down there.  This definitely, I think, will be a benchmark for where they are.  If we can win it, then we'll feel like we have the advantage.  We'll have the lead in the division with a lot of home games left.  If they can win it, we will be chasing them until we play them again.  So, it's definitely a big game, and it's big for us as well."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on if he is concerned he has not been able to spell RB-Joseph Addai yet)

"No, I think we'll get Kenton in there.  The times that he has come in there, he has done a good job.  He's carrying the ball well, his pass protection is good, his routes are good.  He played a little bit, really just one long spell in there yesterday, but we'll get him in there, I'm sure.

"It hasn't been those types of games yet.  We figure (Joseph)'s going to get 18, 19 carries a game, and that's really right where he's been.  He had 20 yesterday, and that's not bad."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on LB-Tyjuan Hagler's play)

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