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Quotes: Coach Joe Judge, QB Daniel Jones, DL Leonard Williams, CB Adoree' Jackson

Head Coach Joe Judge

Opening Statement: What's going on, guys? First of all, I appreciate all the fans that came out for Fan Fest last night. It was a great experience for our players and as much of a learning experience as well in terms of communication on the field, managing the atmosphere that comes up throughout the game. It'll be a lesson that we can tie into this week's preseason game against the Jets. Something we need to build on day in and day out, and even in the regular season, as well. That being said, today is going to be more of a recovery day for our players, back them off after three hard days. We're going to do more of a situational walkthrough getting ready for playing, end of game situations, as well as things that may come up. Tomorrow, we'll transition a little more back into a practice, a little lighter than what we've had earlier in the week and then we'll get ready for the game on Saturday. So, any questions I can answer at this point.

Q: I know you mentioned Saturday you're approaching it as if it would be like the final preseason game of past years. What does that mean in terms of the offensive line because I know you're a little light on numbers, there are some guys banged up. So with guys that you're projecting to start or whatever, will they get some snaps on Saturday?

A: Yeah, so right now we haven't talked to players about who will be in the game, won't be in the game and the amount of plays, so I'm not going to go into specifics on each player. We expect the majority of our players to play. There are a couple guys we've decided for one reason or another, all different reasons, they won't play in this game, but we'll talk to the players later today and make sure they know.

Q: Does that include (Quarterback) Daniel (Jones)?

A: So, I haven't told him yet, but no, he will not play. So to answer that and put that aside, so we're not trying to be coy, but Daniel will not play in this game.

Q: What do you want to see from (Quarterback) Mike (Glennon) then?

A: I want him to go out there and function, see the efficiency of the offense. To me, the quarterback's role is always to make sure the offense operates the way it should, that's they're on the same page and just consistently improve. One thing I've seen in Mike is consistently taking a step forward every day. I'm pleased with the way he's managing the offense, and the more experience he has with (Offensive Coordinator) Jason (Garrett) calling play for a year and playing with our players. -- obviously, he's had a short-term window for that being in spring and being in training camp for three weeks now. So, more experience we can get together on the field.

Q: Is there a responsibility for a veteran backup quarterback, especially at this time of year, to sort of give the younger guys who are being evaluated their best showing in these situations?

A: Really its everyone's responsibility. We look at it from a standpoint of trying to evaluate everybody, let everyone be out there and function. So, if you're trying to evaluate a receiver, the offensive line blocking for the quarterback will get evaluated. Trying to evaluate running backs, whether that be the receivers getting in blocks on the safeties, then cutting off the corners. Everyone has to function as a team. You do consider that in terms of when you put certain players together or who's having a little chemistry together in practice, or maybe certain units that haven't clicked quite yet. You want to kind of keep ourselves out of a position where you can't evaluate a player properly on the field. The ultimate goal is to evaluate our players.

Q: Joe, with only three preseason games, do the joint practices become the middle preseason game?

A: Again, I've said before, there's no replication for a game. Any experience these players get in a game itself is critical at the beginning of the season not only for their mental preparation, but also physically getting ready with the flow of the game, the hits you're going to take. The things you do in practice, you don't do a lot of live tackling, so the game is obviously played and ends with some kind of tackle. So, the game itself is critical for them to be prepared physically and mentally, but in terms of the joint practices, it's definitely a key part of our preparation. Obviously, next week we're at Cleveland, after that we'll be in New England. Both will be unique in our experiences in terms of what we're going to focus on with the other team, but both will be critical for us.

Q: Where has (Tackle) Andrew Thomas made the biggest gains from a year ago or even from the start of this camp?

A: Well, I think experience carries over in terms of it's not all brand new. Obviously, last year going through training camp, he didn't have the luxury of having a preseason game, not a full season of games, so the things he learned last year on the field are definitely something he can bring over to experiences this year. With that being said, we're in a position with all of our players right now where we're going to keep harping on fundamentals and consistently improving and getting in the best shape to play 60 minutes on the field. In terms of his overall awareness and expectation of what the different schemes and how personnel are used differently in the league, I think that's something you really have to go through a season to truly understand. We talk with our players all the time, it's really a people league. It's about the players on the team, the coaches and how they call the games to understand how the different pieces are being used. You have an exposure to different teams, different schemes, that's obviously helping all of our linemen, Andrew, (Tackle) Matt (Peart), and some of the young guys, (Guard) Shane (Lemieux), that went out there and played.

Q: Joe, in terms of a dress rehearsal game for the starters, for the frontline guys, should we expect to see that maybe in the third preseason game two weeks before the regular season?

A: So look, everything's subject to change based on where our team is, but right now our plan is to go into the New England game and treat that as a traditional Game Three where we play maybe more of a full half. At that point, the units have kind of established themselves. Nothing will be final at that point, but it will be an opportunity at that point to go, 'hey, get those guys together for an extended period of time.'

Q: Joe, many times you've said you're an old school kind of guy, but the way you manage guys' workloads seems sort of new school. Just curious how you came up with the philosophy of how you handle that with guys' workloads out here in camp?

A: I always try to do what's best for our players, so in terms of managing players, we have new information now. We have the ability to track what players are doing physically. We have the ability to understand what their past workloads have been, how the bodies have responded in the past while we're trying to build them up. We try to use all of our experiences and information to make the best decision for our players. So in terms of being old school, I don't think it has anything to do with what we use now to make the best decisions. I don't think there's anything functional about just go ahead and put someone through something for the sake of doing it. Everything we do has a purpose. So when I talk about old school, I talk about more my philosophy and the fundamentals of the game and how I believe the game is built and how a team has to be centered on discipline and fundamentals. In terms of using information and the new tools we have, I just think it's a responsibility of the coach and of the organization to do the best thing for the players.

Q: How do you feel about the perception, even though you believe in that, that you run a really hard camp and the guys retiring kind of played into that narrative as well?

A: I can't control the perception on the outside. I focus more on the players on the inside. I know what's in my heart and I know that I have the best interest of our team.

Q: Do you think you run a hard camp?

A: I think I run a camp that's conducive to getting our players physically prepared for the season.

Q: Joe, (Offensive Lineman) Jonotthan Harrison, what is he dealing with and is it a long-term thing? And who is your center because it looked like (Offensive Lineman Brett) Heggie got banged up yesterday, too?

A: Well, we've got to go through some medical meetings this afternoon and see where some guys are coming out. Obviously, we've had three hard days of practice, so everyone's got a nick and a bump. We'll back off them the next two days and see where they're at. In terms of that decision, that may not be made until maybe mid-tomorrow afternoon based on where everyone's health is, but Brett returned to practice. He was out there and finished it for us right there, so he finished last night and we expect our guys to be ready to play going forward.

Q: Where is (Linebacker) Lorenzo Carter at physically and what were your impressions of him before he got hurt last year?

A: I love the opportunity to have Lorenzo on the field and having him last year. It was unfortunate that he got hurt. He's done a great job of rehabbing and coming back. We're at a position now that he's going to continue to do more and more with the team on the field. We held him out a little bit last night, based on how we ramped up some of his rehab. He's going to walk through with the team today. He will be active in practice tomorrow. I'm not going to play him in the game because of his specific situation of coming off the injury and where he's at physically. But, I would say, in terms of where he was last year and where he is this year, I think just his overall understanding of the schemes and concepts that we operate in, his awareness of the situations has gotten better and better. He's able to go ahead and really communicate that to the younger players who have come in. He's a high energy, he's a team-first guy. He always has a smile. He's here early, he stays late. I can't say more positive things about Lorenzo. I'm just excited to get him get out there now full speed.

Q: Joe, with the O-Line, are you comfortable with the depth and numbers that you have now?

A: Look, it's our job to go ahead and develop everybody on the roster. Right now, with the guys we're working with, we see daily improvement, we've got to keep pushing them forward. In terms of when we get closer to the season, there is going to be a lot of things that go ahead between now and then that change. At this point, I would say it's early in camp, but we're phasing to that kind of midpoint right there with the transition in camp. In terms of my focus, it's on how they improve every day and making sure we're put in the right position to successful.

Q: Do you need to see those guys in more game action, in terms of the guys that start out, the first teamers?

A: We have to see all of our players in more game action, and that's a universal statement.

Q: You're not playing Daniel, are you planning on playing the offensive line?

A: We haven't decided that yet, so I don't want to give an answer one way or another. There's a lot of meetings to have, and to talk to individual players. We're going to talk to our players later on and we'll make that decision, but it won't be made any time in the next hour or so.

Q: Joe, is (Defensive End Ifeadi) Odenigbo dealing with something, or was he having like more of a maintenance day yesterday? What have you seen from him?

A: We thought he had something. It was a non-football issue. He's back in the building working with us today. He'll be at the walkthrough today.

Q: What have you seen from him on the field? It seems like he might have some stand-up, hand-down versatility for you guys.

A: He does, he's a sub pass rusher. He's a high-motor guy, he's got some good speed and power. He has really good measure on a tackle. He can really dip and crank and turn that edge right there and make a play. He's definitely a guy who goes 100 percent all the time.

Quarterback Daniel Jones

Q: How do you feel like camp has been going? We talked to you about a week ago at this point, or a little more than that. How do you think it's been going over the last week?

A: I think it's going well. I think as an offense, we've been progressing, we've been improving and that's a challenge every day, to improve. Been focused on some different situations trying to practice getting ready for everything, every part of the game and certain situations that will come up. So, feel good and I feel like we're improving.

Q: Daniel, what do you recall about your first preseason action as a rookie? Not first start, first time you got in.

A: Yeah, I remember being excited and just to run out there on the field for the first time was exciting, to be out there. I think we hit a couple plays and went down there and scored. Could be wrong, but I was just excited to be out there for the first time, live football and playing in the stadium taking NFL snaps.

Q: Butterflies?

A: Yeah, I was certainly a little bit nervous, but once you get that first snap and get going, it's just fun being out there.

Q: Daniel, how much preseason work do you think you need? Do you want to play half of one of these games? We know you're not playing this week, but there's two more. How much do you need to be ready?

A: That's really not up to me. My job is to be ready. I think practice and making sure that I'm focusing every day to improve and get to where I need to be as a player, so I think that's not my job. My job is just to be ready.

Q: Zach Wilson said something interesting in Jets camp yesterday. He said he makes throws in practice that he doesn't necessarily make in a game to see kind of what he can get away with, can I get that ball in there. Do you do that or do you take practice exactly like you take a game, only do things you would do in a game in practice?

A: Yeah, I think there are certain situations that maybe we treat a little differently, and you're always learning in practice. That's the most important thing. You know, I heard what he said and it's common about learning and improving and learning what you can do on the field. It's true, you certainly want to treat it like a game and get in the habit of reading defenses and putting the ball where it needs to be.

Q: Where is your chemistry with (Wide Receiver) Kadarius (Toney)? I noticed you guys haven't had a ton of reps during camp.

A: I think it's good. You know, he's a smart guy, so I think it's just reps. He's getting out there and improving. I think he's got a good understanding of the offense and I know he'll keep working hard to get out there as much as he can.

Q: Did you know Kadarius before? I know he was training with David Morris, but did you know him at all before?

A: I really didn't know him great, but David obviously knows him well and trained him for a while, so it's cool to have that connection.

Q: Have you seen him throw?

A: Yeah, he can throw it. He can throw it for sure. He's got a big arm.

Q: On the flip side of that, you have gotten a lot of reps with (Wide Receiver) Sterling Shepard. Even just over the course of three years, it seems like you guys' connection has gotten closer. How would you describe that relationship with him and how much you understand timing and all that stuff with him compared to all these new guys?

A: Yeah, it's been great. I think he's had a good camp and someone who I certainly spent a lot of time with the past couple of years. Threw a lot together this offseason, threw a lot together the camp before that. We spent a lot of time on the field together, so that certainly helps and he's a leader.

Q: How smart was (Wide Receiver) David Sills (V) to come to Charlotte this offseason and spend a lot of time with you?

A: Yeah, his sister's down there, so it made sense for him, made sense for me. You know, he's an extremely hard-working guy. He'll go run routes all day and get up and do it again the next day, so he's an extremely hard worker and a good football player.

Q: Can you talk about (Tackle) Andrew Thomas and what you've seen in his development from what you've seen as a rookie to now?

A: Yeah, I think Andrew's done a great job. He's an extremely talented player, a smart player and a guy who comes to work every day. Works hard and prepares well, so I think it's just getting reps and working up front, seeing things, seeing looks and then working as a group. And I'm certainly a part of that also, so just working on that and working on chemistry. I think those guys have done a lot of good things this camp.

Q: Would you prefer to play Saturday? We know you're not. Is that a conversation between you and the coaches to determine that?

A: I mean, it's not my decision. I'm a player, he's a coach and that's the way it goes. My job is to prepare and prepare as if I was playing, and help the team prepare.

Q: (Senior Vice President and General Manager) Dave Gettleman said in a radio interview the other day that it's a big year for you and the team and for everybody. That's kind of stating the obvious. What do you think about that or how do you approach that?

A: Yeah, it's a big year for all of us. You know, every year is a big year and playing in the NFL, you're expected to perform and perform well. It's a big year for me and it's a big year for everyone.

Q: I know you didn't have a preseason last year, but does this preseason seem strange in the sense that you're resting early and then the last game (Head Coach) Joe (Judge) said you're going to play more, as in gearing up for the games?

A: I really haven't thought about it a whole lot. I'm just focusing on what we're doing now and preparing now through these first three weeks of camp and focusing on what we're doing here. Like I said, my job is to be ready and work to improve every day.

Q: Daniel, the reason people keep focusing on year three I think is because (Bills Quarterback) Josh Allen and (Browns Quarterback) Baker Mayfield had big year threes last year. Do you know either of those guys enough to reach out to see maybe why it clicked so much for them in year three?

A: Yeah, there's certainly stuff to learn from those guys and learn from people who have had success early in their careers, whether it be year two, three, four, whatever it is. I'm focused on improving myself and making sure that I'm in a position to play well and this offense is in a position to play well.

Q: We hear a lot about how it's the second year in the system and how that benefits you but give me example. How does that benefit you? How do you think that helps you guys?

A: Well, I think if you look at where we were three weeks in last year versus where we are now in terms of what we were installing or the conversations we were having about certain plays, we're obviously at a much higher level this year. I think we are able to install plays faster, which puts us further ahead week three than where we were last year. So that's an advantage for us and for the whole offense.

Defensive Lineman Leonard Williams

Q: It looked like you had fun last night?

A: Yeah, I mean it was awesome to have fans back out there in the home stadium, especially for those rookies that were in here last year, they never got to play in front of Giants fans. It was a lot of good energy out there.

Q: Were you leading cheers?

A: Me and (Defensive Lineman) B.J. (Hill) at the end were trying to do some crowd waves at the end there and I threw some gloves in the stands and stuff like that. Like I said, it was just great to have that energy back out there.

Q: What did you learn about Giants fans that maybe you didn't know when you were a Jet?

A: That they're passionate, that they're rowdy, which I like, as any football player would like. It was just a practice and to have that many fans out there just for a practice says a lot about the type of fan base that we have. They came to show up.

Q: Are they different than Jets fans, Giants fans?

A: I'm sure every fan base is different.

Q: Well, you experienced four or five years, so what's the difference?

A: I'm not sure. Same stadium, different colors. 

Q: Different loudness?

A: Honestly, sometimes when I get into my flow out there, I don't really hear the crowd, so it's hard to pay attention to it sometimes. 

Q: What makes (Safety) Jabrill (Peppers) an emotional leader on the field?

A: I think just his consistency and his energy that he brings to the table, do you know what I mean? Whether he's tired, whether he's having a bad day or not, he's bringing guys up with him and that's what makes him such a good leader. He's not focused on just having a good day on his own, he's focused on making sure other people are matching his energy and bringing the same intensity to practice every day.

Q: What kind of things is it common for him to say to get guys pumped up? What do you usually hear from him?

A: It's actually a funny joke that at the end of practice he always tells guys to get in the film room and watch film and get into the playbooks and stuff like that. It's different with him because usually when we're practicing, he doesn't talk about corrections and stuff like that, it's all about energy, but at the end of practice, he's talking about corrections.

Q: I mean, during the game itself, can you recall some things that he might say on the field?

A: I mean, it's hard for me to pinpoint one thing, it's just his constant energy. Like he's bouncing around, hopping around, we always say he's on like energy drinks, Red Bulls, coffee, all types of stuff all day. He just brings the intensity, whether it's his body language or what he's saying verbally, he just brings it.

Q: That's good for a defensive player to have a guy like that on your side, right?

A: Yeah, exactly. The defense runs off of energy and having him back there and just feeling his presence at all times definitely gets guys going.

Q: What did George Martin say to you guys today?

A: Oh, he was just saying how this is a competitive league and to know that we're not just playing for ourselves and you know that the lineage of guys that have been here before, they lose when we lose, they win when we win, and they bleed when we bleed. That's kind of what stuck with me. He's basically telling us that we're not in this on our own and that they're going to be riding with the guys in red and blue. 

Q: You've been in a bunch of different training camps before, how would you describe a (Head Coach) Joe Judge training camp?

A: I mean, it's definitely intense. It's definitely competitive. We have to make sure that we bring it every day. We make sure we get our rest, our recovery, because when we step on those lines, it's full go, you know what I mean? I think guys thrive well under him. I know I do. Someone that's on top of me, pushing me, making sure I work hard whether whoever's in front of me and whoever I am cause like he's going to push you know matter who you are. I think I thrive well under someone like that.

Q: It's harder than previous camps just the way it's run? Whatever you do out here, the running, the sprinting, the conditioning, you have two joint practices coming up.

A: I mean, I think camp is always going to be a little tough and I think it's necessary. You have so many months off during the offseason and no matter how hard you train, it's hard to be in football shape. You can come in and be able to run and be able to lift, but you can't really practice against taking on double teams all offseason. It's just a different type of body motion and feeling that you get. It's needed. But also, compared to it before, I've never been able to go to my own house during camp and stuff, which makes a difference with COVID and stuff like that.

Q: So you guys like that?

A: Yeah, I think so. I think if you're professional enough to make sure you're going to bed at a decent time and being a professional about it, I kind of like it.

Q: The coaches might feel a little different, no?

A: Yeah, I'm sure. They want to make sure everyone's getting their rest and stuff like that.

Q: Also, I think the bonding, do you miss that part of it when you're stuck there with guys?

A: We also are ending camp a little bit earlier than I have in the previous years. Sometimes we'll end camp around nine o'clock and most of the times in those situations, even if we're all in the same hotel, guys are going home and going straight to sleep. I mean, I think we do a lot of good bonding and things around the building. We have Team of Teams stuff going on here and I think Judge does a good job of making sure we all know each other. Even in the locker room, we have a pretty tight-knit locker room.

Q: You've been here a year and a half maybe. When you look at the Jets roster, how much has that turned over?

A: You know, I haven't been able to pay attention to it too much besides their offense because that's who I'm going to be going against, so I have to look at their offense every once in a while. But as far as their overall roster, I know they have a different coaching change and stuff like that, but it's hard to focus on them when I'm worried about us.

Q: Do you think you're playing Saturday?

A: I'm not sure. I haven't heard anything yet, but I'm preparing as if I will be.

Q: Any early impressions on (Jets Quarterback) Zach Wilson?

A: I honestly haven't had a chance to look at him. I don't really watch tv when I get home. 

Q: I mean, you watch tape of the Jets, right?

A: Yeah.

Q: He's the rookie quarterback and starting on Saturday.

A: I don't think he's played a game. We only have film of college.

Q: Anything stand out about his college tape?

A: I don't know, he's a rookie.

Cornerback Adoree' Jackson

Q: Adoree', you go way back with (Safety) Jabrill (Peppers), right?

A: Yeah, yeah, yeah.

Q: Have you gotten any sense for what kind of emotional leader he is on the field?

A: Passionate. I feel like that's what he brings to the game. Even when we were in high school and being able to see him play. Even when he came on ESPN and committed and rapped a song, just seeing not only the love he has for the game, but music as well. What he does and the passion he has for everything, you can really see it in everything that he does, so I can see the emotion that he has, but its' good emotion and needed.

Q: Is he loud on the field in practice?

A: Do y'all hear him? Yeah, he's loud.

Q: What kind of things do you hear him say?

A: He's just talking and communicating, and what's going on with the other defense. He's just trying to be that vocal leader out there. It's good to have because you might think of something and hear it out there, so it's a relief on you. You don't have to think too much. You got people out there talking and being able to communicate, so that's a great thing.

Q: Is he the most talkative guy on defense?

A: I'd give him that award.

Q: Does he crack jokes at all, or no?

A: He's a funny dude. I think it's him being himself. I think that's who are true funny people, they're serious for most of the time, but it's just funny because they're serious, I feel like him being as genuine as he is and the person he is makes it fun.

Q: You'd give him that award, but should you have won that (Paul ) Hornung Award the year he won it for the most versatile player?

A: No, he got it. He was doing his thing. No, no, he got it.

Q: What has been your impression of (Cornerback) Rodarius (Williams)? I know (Defensive Backs) Coach (Jerome) Henderson mentioned that he wants to go against the first team, like he doesn't have any fear for a sixth round pick?

A: I like Lee Lee, man. We call him Lee Lee.

Q: What's the background on that?

A: I think that's his middle name. It's Lee, we call him Lee Lee, twice. But man, I like his game, what he brings, his enthusiasm, his competitiveness. He's a dog out there, man. Every day at practice, I say, 'you know who I came to see.' I come to see him work, see him play. Like, I watch him and everything that he does. I'm just trying to improve, and see what he does, and I try to add it to my game, so I appreciate having him. It keeps everybody on edge. So, he's talented player, he's special. I just like seeing him go out there and competing

Q: Is it rare to see a rookie like that to come in and have no fear like that in that way?

A: Yeah, it's just impressive. I don't want to say it's rare or nothing, but that's just the way he is. It's good to have that. He doesn't waver, he doesn't change, and he does what's got him here and it's working, so I like that about him.

Q: What have you learned about the secondary that maybe you didn't know before you got here?

A: I just think the overall game and the aspect of the game. Talking to Rome (Jerome Henderson) about different things, and I feel like that helps me out a lot. We talk about splits here, things the offenses will do and worrying about different things, what a coordinator might think or what they may see. I think just being able to talk to different coaches that have different experiences from guys playing in the Super Bowl, the big games. But not just the guys, but the actual coaches and to be able to coach them certain things. Later on down the line when a situation may come up, being able to see it out in practice and being able to use it to your best. 

Q: There are days where you've had a lighter workload out here. Is that something you've experienced previously, or is that something that this coaching staff does differently here than when you were in Tennessee?

A: I feel like I experienced it out there in Tennessee and doing it here, so I'm just appreciative, just thankful just for everything that they do for me here and same back there. Every day, whatever it is they try to have me do, obviously sometimes I'm frustrated because I just want to go out there and compete. I see the guys out there doing their thing and I just want to go out there and live it up with them. But at the end of the day, if I'm not doing something, I'm just cheering them on and getting my mental reps.

Q: How is that communicated to you? Do you come in the morning and Jerome tells you, 'this is what your workload is going to be like.'

A: Usually, I get out there in practice and I figure it out. I really wouldn't want to know before I get out there. I'd rather just go out there and do my thing and just get ready and prep going out there like I'm competing and then they'll probably tell me then.

Q: How beneficial do you view it because you did deal with injuries last year, so this is an opportunity to, I assume, keep yourself fresh?

A: I appreciate it, the thought process going into it and them thinking of me that way, so it's just appreciative to be able to have that opportunity to take a little lighter load out here, I guess. But at the same time, it's not like I'm not working. I'm probably doing something on the sideline with Rome or with (Cornerback) Darnay (Holmes) at the end of practice or whatever it may be and just getting my mental reps in or on the jugs, whatever it may be.

Q: Do you look at your GPS numbers? I guess that's how they come up with it. I'm just curious if as a player, you guys take a peek at that.

A: Nah, I don't. I just feel like I run all the time anyway, so I don't think I would be shocked if I was high or low. I just feel like that's what I've been doing my whole life.

Q: You weren't here last year, but literally the opponent's game plan was this simple: throw the ball at whoever is opposite (Cornerback) James Bradberry because it was just a different corner every game. How much pride to you take in, 'they can't do that anymore, I'm here?'

A: I think the pride that I take in that is just to come in and compete every day and work on just trying to get better. Understanding that I can't think in the future or in the past of what may happen, I can just focus on today and figure out how to get better. You worry about too much of this and you're worrying about the past and not the present, you miss the moment. You lose track of what you need to do on this rep, this play, so I just try to lock in and reset every play, every day and go from there because it's already in God's hands, so what's going to happen is going to happen. You just go out there and compete.

Q: What does playing opposite somebody who's had – you've had a lot of success, he's had a lot of success, how does that help you to play opposite somebody like him?

A: I like James' game, man. The first time I ever saw him was my rookie, Carolina to Tennessee and watched him. He had this like club on his hand and he was doing his thing out there. We actually went out there and played, what 2019, I can't remember. I always liked his game, liked what he did. I was fortunate to play with (Former Titans Cornerback) Malcolm Butler, (Defensive Back) Logan Ryan at corner, so being able to have guys that play this position at a high level and play it in big games, so it's cool to have that again.

Q: He's very different than you, right? You probably can't exchange a ton of tips because you guy are different styles.

A: No, we actually talk a lot. If I see something on the field or he sees something, we always talk about giving each other looks. If you see something I don't see throughout practice or you see something on film that I don't see, he's going to let me know. So, I think that's cool that we're able to bounce ideas off each other, but see what he sees, see what I see and go from there. 

Q: Just more skillset-wise. Do you think you complement each other well? You're one type of corner and he's totally different.

A: I feel like what he does I'm just trying to learn from. See what he does just in case I'm in that position. Whatever the situation or the opponent, try to see what he does and what he likes to do so I may try to implement it into my game. Like you said, we're both two different types of players and just try to use what he has to put in my game.

Q: Adoree', how does (Head Coach Joe) Judge compare to (Titans Head Coach Mike) Vrabel?

A: Man, they're different. They're just two different people. I don't really know how to explain, they're just two different people in that aspect. They're both from the Patriots, but at the same time they have different styles with how they want to coach and how they want to do things. But that's all I can say, I really don't know.

Q: Is one louder, more into the details? Does one have longer practices?

A: I don't know.

Q: How about training camps, is one harder than the other?

A: I don't know. I just put in the work, that's it.

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