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Ernie Accorsi

"Last year I lost three top guys, ... because I let them walk out of here. They just took my offer and shopped it around. It wasn't going to happen again." Ernie Accorsi
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"We were planning on the lowest figures projected. This [delay] doesn't affect us. It just delays your chance to start looking at [free-agent] players." Ernie Accorsi
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"You had a player that wants to be here, agents that were dealmakers and you had a club that wants to keep the player, ... When you have all those things working for you, you can figure out a way to make a deal." Ernie Accorsi
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"If he's there when we pick, we'll take Reggie Bush." Ernie Accorsi
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"I was overwhelmed not only with his story but by the way he told it. You could have heard a pin drop in that room when he finished." Ernie Accorsi
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"Brandon has played on winning teams his whole career, including the New York Giants. He's a winner and a great teammate and it's terrific to have him back." Ernie Accorsi
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"He would have loved that goal-line stand to preserve the shutout," Ernie Accorsi
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"That was really, to me, the passing of the torch, ... This was the second part of it." Ernie Accorsi
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"He's a project. It's not going to happen overnight. Basketball teams are filled with great athletes. The question is, does he have the fortitude to play this sport, where you're getting hit in the mouth every play? It's going to depend on how hard he wants it and how hard he works." Ernie Accorsi
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"I never like to be too optimistic about contracts because you're really not close until you sign them. Sometimes you can get to the brink and never get it done. But we're pretty positive about our thoughts about him." Ernie Accorsi
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"There were other safeties up there, but [Wilson] was the fastest, ... And because of that, our big question with him is, Can he track the ball? We can see him as a weak or strong safety. We were not looking for an 'in the box, play close to the line of scrimmage, run-defend only' safety. That's not what we were looking for. We were looking for someone that can do that but who also had the ability to play free safety and play centerfield. And because of his speed, we picked him. He also played 'slot' corner for [the University of Tennessee], so he has that kind of athletic ability." Ernie Accorsi
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"That's our ready list. We call every so often to check on those players we might want to bring in for a workout, to see what kind of shape they're in, and their agents are always calling us to remind us about them." Ernie Accorsi
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"I think that (the) whole combine demands you to have incredible self-discipline in decision making. It's invaluable, No. 1, because of the medical (exams). But you better discipline yourself to evaluate a player on the tape of a game. This will indicate what kind of athlete they are, but usually what that does is support what you've already seen on tape." Ernie Accorsi
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"Waiting for 25 can be frustrating at times, but you are there for the right reason. You just hope you are even further down every year." Ernie Accorsi
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"Any team that blows the lead that we blew in the fourth quarter has no excuses, ... I don't want to hear about an official's call, O.K.? We have no complaints." Ernie Accorsi
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"Lewis was different because he not only was a starter here a year ago, he had been here since the 2000 season. When someone like that walks back into your locker room, they're popular, they're known, they've been a teammate." Ernie Accorsi
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"I would never have traded him. I would have waited until the next draft if need be and found out how good a baseball player he was." Ernie Accorsi
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"That epic contest was not sold out. There were unsold seats in Yankee Stadium." Ernie Accorsi
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"If you really want a player, then go after him. We've done that here. But there is so much trading that goes on, particularly in the first round, that sometimes you have to trade up out of self-defense because someone else is trading up." Ernie Accorsi
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"If we have a player that's decidedly higher-rated, we're going to pick the player that's higher-rated." Ernie Accorsi
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"I really have never bought into that San Francisco game, and maybe players might have a different view, ... My feeling coming out of that game, as heartbreaking as it was, was that I thought we were pretty good." Ernie Accorsi
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