Monday Player Conference Calls

Transcripts of three Jets players' conference calls with reporters on Monday afternoon:   

S KERRY RHODES

On the win over the Chiefs…

It's a win. It wasn't how we envisioned it, but it never really is in this league. It's a win and we're happy.

On if there is a perception that they didn't play that well…

Every team is going to make good plays and bad plays. We didn't play as well as we could, we know that, and the fact that we still got a win and we didn't play our best, it can be a good thing. If we would have lost, it would be a whole different conversation right now, but we won and we didn't play our best, so we have room to get better. We still got a win and that is the positive from the game and we will just take that and go with that right now.

On if they could play the way they did vs. Kansas City and win in Buffalo…

We don't want to go into the game playing the way we played this game, no. To say we can't play that way and win, I don't know. Anything can happen in this league and I don't want to say that the way we played to beat Kansas City, that we can't beat other teams. I don't want to demean them, but if we played that way against a lot of teams, it may not be a good outcome. We played that way against a lot of teams, it might be a good thing, it might not be a good outcome.

On creating takeaways…

Turnovers are something that you work on, or sometimes may just come your way. Sometimes you can force them, but turnovers are a funny thing. Teams do things with the ball and you can't get it, but it's something that we work on and it's something that we try to do every week and it's a big thing for us. We have been turnover-less for a couple games so we'll try to step it up.

DE KENYON COLEMAN

On the Buffalo Bills…

On offense they have been doing well. They have a pretty good offensive line. They have a good running back [Marshawn Lynch] and their quarterback [Trent Edwards] has been playing well. It's going to be a challenge.

On causing more turnovers…

It's something that you have to focus on, not that we haven't focused on it in practice lately. We can look at the last few games and make more of an effort to make that happen and concentrate on it. I'm sure we'll get it done.

On what was disappointing about the Chiefs game from a defensive standpoint…

There were some plays in the run game where the rushing stats could be misleading. We gave up a 30-yard draw. We had pretty good pressure consistently. The most disappointing thing was the amount of points we gave up, knowing the caliber of the players on this defense. We stepped up at the end. We walked away with a win and that's what you want to do in this league, but we can continue to get better, which is a good thing.

WR CHANSI STUCKEY

On CB Brandon Flowers' interception…

He recognized it from the first time. We beat him up pretty good on that play in the first quarter on third downs. He recognized it a little bit, so he dropped inside and I tried to get inside of him, but he gave me a little bump that got me off my route and then I bumped into the safety. He just kept running and the ball came right to him. He just made a play.

On anything he could have done better to finish the route…

I could've tried to grab the guy and get offensive pass interference before the ball was thrown because he was in front of me. That was all I really could've done.

On if he feels the Jets are fortunate to be 4-3 …

A lot of things could happen. I'm just happy we're getting some wins under our belt. We're getting comfortable with winning. We're going into each game expecting to win and building confidence as the season goes on.

On an added confidence on the team with QB Brett Favre in the huddle…

Definitely, because in the past he has had so many fourth-quarter comebacks. We felt it ourselves that we knew we could do it. We had confidence in our offensive line, the receivers, Brett and the backs. We just knew that we could do it.

On if it will be nice this week to be an underdog against the Bills…

I try to approach each game the same. No matter if you're an underdog or if you're favored, you still have to go in and play four quarters of really good football. That is what we're going to have to go do.

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