“They are long and physical at the corners,” Sills told the Cowboys of Tech, against whom he hauled in 94 yards receiving and a pair of TD catches. “We had them at their best, at their healthiest. They’ve had some injuries and suspensions, but they are older guys, they’ve been in that system a long time. They keep plays in the front of them, so you’ve got to figure out how to get behind them deep at least a couple of times. But guess what? That’s what James and Mason do best. I think they got excited when I told them that.”
I think that just like every other position, you’re going to look at it critically and do an evaluation, an open, honest evaluation.
You said that Eli wouldn’t want to tarnish the streak, but a lot of fans are going to say that you’re tarnishing his legacy here. What would your response be?
I think a lot of Hall of Fame quarterbacks who have done a lot for a lot of teams haven’t been able to choose the way that they get to move on and I’m not saying that we’re moving on, but at some point in time, you have to make hard, tough decisions for the best of the franchise. And, that’s what I have to do here.
Navy: Perry was the fastest and most dangerous player on the field, and Niumatalolo indicated the quarterback job will be his next season.
Navy offensive coordinator Ivin Jasper coached after missing Wednesday’s practice to be with his 14-year-old son. Jarren Jasper has had medical issues as he awaits a heart transplant.
The Dolphins got their running game and defense overachieve to shock the Patriots on Monday night, topped by Jay Cutler outplaying Tom Brady. That keeps them suddenly very much alive in the AFC playoff race, facing the team ahead of them on Sunday.