DE DeForest Buckner


(on if the Colts look like an 0-3 team*_)_*

No. I actually was just talking to Frank (Reich), talking to a couple of the guys, I've been a part of a couple bad teams in my career, we're far from it. We need to learn to play complementary football. We have to take advantage of opportunities when we get them. The past three weeks we've had spurts where offense was hot, defense was cold, defense was hot, offense was cold. We have to learn to work together.

(on if the Colts are a good team playing like a bad team)

Definitely. It's situational football, taking advantage of those opportunities. We have to get off the field, we have to make a play on offense. The past three weeks that's kind of been the deal.

(on if the losses have been discouraging or encouraging)

It's definitely hard when you're losing. Nobody likes to lose. It's definitely encouraging to see that we're right there. It's a play or two that we need to take advantage of when the momentum swings.

(on how much falls on the shoulders of the team's leaders such as himself)

It's the way you approach each week. You have to have the mindset to come in every day just ready to work. The guys will feed off of that energy. Coming in, I thought we had a solid week of practice. We talked about it early, Mr. Irsay said it early, we've got to approach the last week when we came in to prepare for the Titans like we're 2-0. I feel like the guys did that. Obviously, we came up short, but it's the same mindset. We've got to take it one week at a time. It's a long season.

(on his impression of quarterback Carson Wentz playing hurt)

The guy's a warrior, man. He didn't want to let his team down and he did whatever it took to get out there on the field today. We're proud of him. We rallied behind him. It just shows his willingness to win.

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