2 posts in two days for me....I must be excited about this team...
For those of you who were luck enough to see today's pressers from Orton Dawkins and McD, you had to be impressed. For those of you who weren't so lucky, make sure you check those out later.
I want to talk specifically about Dawkins. I've been nothing short of amazed ever since we signed this guy. Watching him play every Sunday is a privilege and we as Bronco fans should enjoy it while we can and feel lucky to have this guy. His presser today has to be the single most impressive presser I've ever seen. One exchange with a reporter in particular struck me. The reporter asked him if as a defense they feel like they're there yet. He replied there where? We've played 3 games. I'm paraphasing of course but he goes on to say they're not hanging thier hat on anything because there's still a lot of improving to do and as a unit they're far from satisfied. He goes on to praise the secondary especially Hill. He also gives us a little insight into how they all interact with eachother. These are guys that are playing for eachother. There are no individuals on this unit. They play for the guy next to them and they play to win. Dawkins is a ferocious man with a passion to play and win. If you happen to be in the same locker room as this guy, is there any possibility you're not going to give 100% effort. You can tell during this presser that he is really enjoying himself and that these guys are a proud and hungry defense.
McD also said a few impressive things. One, that it's his players that give him confidence and two, when asked if he's worried about injuries he responded he's never worried. This is a guy that knows himself and is comfortable with himself and his team. With him and Dawkins around, as a fan I'm confident that win or lose we will never show a lack of effort and we will always be prepared. These are two guys that are demanding accountabilty and it seems have the complete respect of the team as a whole. If you guys saw or get to see these pressers let me know your thoughts. Were you as impressed as I was?