How Did The New England Patriots React To Win Over Redskins?

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Nov 8, 2015; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) runs the ball against Washington Redskins inside linebacker Keenan Robinson (52) in the second half at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots defeated the Redskins 27-10. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Malcolm Butler

(On improvement since training camp)
“I’m just being patient and letting the game come to me. Instead of going into panic mode, I’m going out there and playing calm. I’m playing my technique and trying to play great football.”

(On Logan Ryan’s interception)
“That was a big play, because that got the ball back to our offense. We go over that [tip-drill] play in practice. Logan was able to get there and made a big-time play. Logan is a great player. He always takes advantages of opportunities, just like he did today.”

(On getting the win despite missing linebacker Jamie Collins)
“We’re all a team. One person doesn’t make this team, but Jamie is most definitely a big player. I hope he gets back soon, but other guys have to step up and play well and I think they did that today.”

(On the injury to Dion Lewis)
“You never want to see a guy go down, especially nobody that’s in your position group. To see Dion go down was very tough. Me and LeGarrette [Blount] looked at each other, and we were the first two on the field when we saw it, so it’s a hard thing. I’ve had my own knee injuries, so you never want to see anyone go down that way.”

Julian Edelman

(On getting a win despite some mistakes)
“It’s always good to get a win in this league. Our mission is just to try and improve each week. We can’t turn the ball over, we turned it over twice. Thankfully, we got the onside kick and the defense got a turnover, so we ended up squashing the turnover ratio. There’s going to be a lot of stuff to work on so we have to change gears and get ready for the [New York] Giants.”

(On the Dion Lewis injury)
“It’s terrible to see anyone go down, especially Dion. We don’t know necessarily what it is. Dion has been having a great year. He’s a great asset to the team.”

(On guys stepping in for injured players)
“Every team deals with [injuries], but we’ve got guys that can play everywhere. Brandon [Bolden] had a big third down [play] and a big touchdown, but we’ve got a lot to tighten up and great for to prepare for New York.”

Cameron Fleming

(On having to shift to left tackle during the game) 
“When you’re called on you’ve just got to be prepared. I was prepared for it.”

(On the last time he played left tackle in a game)

(On whether he has played left tackle in practice) 
“I’ve practiced it. We worked on rotating just in case something happened. We were definitely prepared.”

(On the position he played in high school) 
“Right tackle.”

(On the offensive line’s ability to overcome injuries) 
“It means a lot. We’re all prepared to play. We’re all ready to contribute to the team and it means a lot that we were able to keep Tom [Brady] clean because that’s the name of the game.”

(On losing Sebastian Vollmer during the game) 
“I just hope he gets better and hope he comes back soon.”

(On playing on Tom Brady‘s blindside for the first time in his career) 
“It’s a little bit exciting. I’ve never been over there before, so it’s cool. I liked it.”

(On the offensive line’s communication during the game) 
“We all practice, we all know the plays. As long as we practice it right, I think we will be able to bring it to the game.”

(On the difference between playing right tackle and left tackle) 
“I had to switch my legs. It’s the same position, it’s just on a different side. You have to kind of flip everything in your head.”

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