Training Camp Quotes-Tony Dungy 8/10/04

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on Tuesday morning’s practice) Training Camp “We did a little bit better today. We went goal-line and short-yardage so that always picks up the tempo of things.

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on Tuesday morning's practice) Training Camp

"We did a little bit better today. We went goal-line and short-yardage so that always picks up the tempo of things. I thought we were a little bit more focused and did a better job."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on the change of tempo for game preparation this week) Training Camp

"It really won't change much early in the week, but later in the week, especially with our young guys, we want to get that urgency of really preparing well and going out and playing our best when we go to San Diego."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on worrying about getting hurt because there are too many pre-season games) Training Camp

"You really can't worry about getting hurt. You have to set up a schedule of what your guys need to get ready. Every individual is different but you figure out this guy needs six quarters, we want the first group to play 'X' number of plays in the preseason and you go. Guys are going to get hurt in the preseason and they're going to get hurt during the regular season. That's why you have to develop a full roster. Injuries are a part of the game, but I think you run into trouble if you say all we have to do is stay healthy."

HEAD COACH TONY DUNGY (on what he's looking for from DE-Dwight Freeney this season) Training Camp

"Dwight is going to be a better player. He was a much better player his second year than his first year, even though his sack number went down a little bit. He has to continue to develop and be a consistent down-in and down-out player for us. But more than that, I think he has to become one of the leaders. We need Dwight to be the player that he is on the field but also a defensive leader as well."

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