Here are some key quotes from the New England Patriots’ 37-16 win over the Buffalo Bills.
FS Devin McCourty
#Patriots DB Devin McCourty live postgame press conference: https://t.co/6ZeNadu9mW— New England Patriots (@Patriots) December 24, 2017
Q: What did you see on the overturned touchdown by Kelvin Benjamin?
“It looked like his foot just didn’t drag. I think the thing on the turf is always when the foot drags, you usually see the pebbles. So, I’m probably a little biased, but they weren’t too happy. We had a good conversation before they made that call. But, it turned out for the best, right?”
QB Tom Brady
#Patriots QB Tom Brady live postgame press conference: https://t.co/9qthzEj7Ey— New England Patriots (@Patriots) December 24, 2017
Q: Can you just take us through the one-handed touchdown pass to Rob Gronkowski?
“It was an incredible catch. It was man coverage and I was trying to throw it to his back shoulder and threw it probably a foot further back than I wanted to. He’s got incredible control, hand-eye coordination and he made a great catch. That was a big play in the game and anytime you can throw it to Rob it’s a good play and that was a big one.”
TE Rob Gronkowski
#Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski live postgame press conference: https://t.co/V2TT8RGSXR— New England Patriots (@Patriots) December 24, 2017
Q: What was it like to see Dion Lewis have the game he had today?
“I mean, he's an unbelievable player. He's a beast for his size. I look up to him. The way he plays, the way he doesn't let people take him down inspires me because I'm like, ‘If that guy can do that, why can't I be able to break tackles like that?’ So that just shows his inspiration of how hard he plays, how hard he works and a great dude to have on the team.”
HC Bill Belichick
#Patriots head coach Bill Belichick live postgame press conference: https://t.co/J4xPWB0Jr5— New England Patriots (@Patriots) December 24, 2017
Q: Is the fact that Tom Brady has thrown an interception in five straight games a concern or is that due more to the caliber of defenses you’ve played?
“I mean, nobody wants to throw interceptions. Tom doesn’t want to throw them. Nobody wants to throw them. Look, there’s things in the game that come up every game that we need to improve on and correct offensively, defensively and in the kicking game. I don’t think that will ever change. We always want to take care of the ball. We always want to score points when we send the offense on the field. We always want to stop the offense when we send the defense on the field. We always want to create field position or score points when we send the special teams out on the field. So, there’s no other reason to send them out there. We’ll just keep working and do a better job.”