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Quick hits from Raheem Morris' Monday news conference



Here are some highlights from Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris' Monday news conference.

On Sunday's win:

"(It was a) long trip, I'm very pleased with the results yesterday. As a team, it was probably our most complete game."

On Ronde Barber's interception:

"I'm Very pleased to talk about Ronde Barber: 40 interceptions, 26 sacks. It's a feat we're very proud of."

"It's amazing. He practices every single day. He does everything out there above and beyond."

On Roy Miller and Gerald McCoy:

"The two D tackles played extremely well."

"Gerald McCoy probably had his best game, the second game in a row. Those two d tackles were big on the run yesterday."

"We continue to watch (Ted) Larson grow, we continue to watch James Lee grow. And now you're seeing McCoy grow."

"McCoy was the key instigator for a lot of plays yesterday."

On the injury status of the Bucs:

"Right now we came out of that game fairly healthy. We got healthier, actually (with the guys who were able to rest on Sunday)."

On Mike Williams' status after his arrest last week:

"We'll be able to fine Mike Williams. We'll be able to take a bunch of money from him. We gave Mike our own independent test, and we're very pleased with our results. We're completely confident he's completely clean."

On LeGarrette Blount's hurdling:

"LeGarrette does a lot of things that are kind of outside of the box. You've got to let players be players. We just have to make sure he holds onto the ball."

On Cody Grimm's play:

"Cody has been outstanding this year. Yesterday he set the tone of the defense on the first play. There was violence in the A gap, and Cody won the battle. It was a nice way to set the tone."

On the race to 10:

"The race to 10 gets you to relevant games at the end of the season. Right now we're just in a hunt to play in relevant games."

On the Dec. 5 Falcons game:

"I don't want to overlook the Ravens ... We're fired up about the Atlanta game being flexed at our home. We want to be primetime players. We want to go out there and put our talents on display under the lights."

"The community is starting to come back."

[Last modified: Monday, November 22, 2010 4:29pm]


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