Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.
Many do with opportunities as children do at the seashore; they fill their little hands with sand, and then let the grains fall through, one by one, till all are gone.
It's adversity, but I think we'll be able to respond well.
When one guy goes down, another has to be able to step up, and I think Chad would be ready to do that.
The politics are what is kind of messed up about this league. A guy gets money, and it's obvious he's going to play. That is the way it is in this league. You just have to do the best you can to maintain your poise and composure.
Any time a running back gets a lot of yards and has a great game, the offensive line is probably 85 to 90 percent the reason. We have a great relationship. With the exception of [right tackle Fred Miller], I played with everyone last season, and we all went through the same stuff. We worked through it.
It's just a bruise. I'm fine.
You're just out there playing on adrenaline.
Statistics are one thing, but at the same time, when the game is on and it's kickoff time, you never know how anyone is gong to react. You have older quarterbacks. Peyton Manning hasn't won a Super Bowl; he's an experienced quarterback. It doesn't really matter, it just depends on how you play that day.
It's a great feeling to have your name mentioned with him, especially. I grew up admiring him my whole life, so as a running back, even to be playing here in Chicago where he played and to see his name all over, obviously to have your name mentioned with him is something special.
The common perception is it only happens to people who aren't paying attention.
I am happy it's this one because if anything I get to leave with a laugh.