Watson, Browns sound off on MNF woes in NFL Week 2's top quotes - ESPN
NFL Week 2 has been settled on the gridiron, but there's always some action that carries over to the locker room or in press conferences.
Puka Nacua's nonchalant re-writing of NFL history books and career-best homecoming for a new Philadelphia Eagles star were among the topics that had players chatting.
Here are some memorable quotes from this week in the NFL.
Garrett was honest about Cleveland's 26-22 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers being overshadowed by running back Nick Chubb's season-ending injury to his left knee that occurred in the second quarter:
«It f---ing hurts. That's our brother, that's my brother and it's a blow for the whole team.»
Watson, who threw a pick-six on the first play of the game, was critical of his performance on Monday Night Football:
«Tonight, it was s---ty as far as that. There's some plays we capitalized and did good, but as far as my part, it's not good enough.»
The three-time All-Pro receiver didn't mince words when expressing how he felt about leaving Gillette Stadium with a 24-17 win:
«Those fans are some of the worst fans in the NFL. And I'm going to stand on that; they are real nasty. Some of the things they were saying, I wouldn't say in church. So yeah, it felt great to wave goodbye to the fans, and I'll do it again. Bye.»
The veteran signal caller was honest about adjusting to New Orleans after spending nearly a decade with the Raiders:
«I haven't been this happy playing football in a long time.»
In the absence of Cooper Kupp, Nacua has emerged as one of the league's top receivers. He etched his name in the record books with a 15-catch, 147-yard performance that set the NFL's single-game record for receptions by a rookie and the overall league mark with 25 catches through the