I think I've made a lot of progress. But I think I have a lot to work on in the mental part of the game. I need to just keep learning every day. I'm really hard on myself to be the best.

I mean, Kurt Warner is Kurt Warner. You don't put a guy like that in this league and then he changes over night.

The whole country will be watching.

Those are the guys who started this tradition and honor.

I don't get too focused on what (the coaches) are thinking, because if I do that, I can't focus on what I'm doing. If you do, when you're out on the field, you think about it. When you're in the locker room, it can cause tension and cause you not to be totally focused on helping the team. I try not to get sidetracked.

He practically lived with me my senior year.

It's fair to judge people on how many turnovers they have, but there's so many other things, too. No. 1 is make sure the other guy doesn't catch the ball.

Obviously you want to start, but if I don't start I still have to prepare like I'm a starter because you never know what's going to happen, ... That's something I learned in college. During my junior year I was playing behind Mike Doss now with Indianapolis and Donnie Nickey now with Tennessee so I just had to stay focused and ready.

We're trying to put things together here. Hopefully this is the beginning of something special. It's about time we restored that pride thing to New York.