Head Coach Tony Dungy Quotes

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY(on the second day of camp) Training Camp “The second day was better in a lot of ways. It probably still was not as sharp as we’d like to be, but overall, we made it through in good shape.

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY(on the second day of camp) Training Camp

"The second day was better in a lot of ways. It probably still was not as sharp as we'd like to be, but overall, we made it through in good shape. I don't think we had any major injuries this morning, so that's always positive. We're just continuing to build and grow, and so far it's going well."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY(on the toughness of winning consistently) Training Camp

"Well, what I talked about in our first meeting was how tough it is in this day and age, with this salary cap situation, to win consistently. Since the year 2000, we've had eight teams that have been in the Super Bowl but we've only had three teams that have won three division crowns in a row. So, what we're trying to do in that regard is a little tougher than even getting to a Super Bowl. Keeping a team together and keeping them focused and being able to consistently win is not easy. That's our challenge right now."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY(on what he is looking for from the defense) Training Camp

"We've just got to become more consistent. We have some big play players on that side of the ball. With our offense putting up points like last year, it put us ahead a lot, and it forced offenses to take chances against us. We've got guys that can take advantage of that. We have to be more consistent week in and week out doing the little things in the tight games."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY(on the approach of LB-Rob Morris) Training Camp

"We're still going to play the best players, and that's what it's all about, and that is what Rob wants to do. He wants to compete, and he has really had to do that every year."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY(on the New EnglandPatriots) Training Camp

"I think it is important for us to not focus on one particular opponent, even a division opponent, because you don't know who is going to be there at the end."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY(on the fundamentals of the game) Training Camp

"We try to start at the beginning with our fundamentals, but the first part of camp is teaching our new guys how we do things and getting ourselves refocused on what is important. What's important is how you block and how you tackle and how you catch and how you run."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY(on the atmosphere of Saturday night's practice) Training Camp

"Sometimes there can be a tendency, we've been here and had five tough practices, but usually when those lights go on and the popcorn is popping the guys practice a little bit better. It's good for our fans and people that can't get out during the day to see us."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY(on the rookie's performance) Training Camp

"Today was a lot better for some of those guys, and we have had some guys step up and show some ability and really do some things that are going to help them. Two guys that have caught my eye, and I would have to say is totally unbiased are DE-Darrell Reid and TE-Ben Utecht from the Universityof Minnesota."

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