Quotes from Super Bowl XLVI

2012-02-04T23:45:00Z 2012-02-05T03:13:05Z Quotes from Super Bowl XLVI nwitimes.com
February 04, 2012 11:45 pm

"No, I don't have that kind of money."

Patriots wide reciever Matt Slater, on spending $30,000 for headphones.


"I just want to thank all of the troops for the dedication and heart they are giving to our country. It allows us to play this game and be out there on this field."

Patriots wide reciever Wes Welker


"I never had too much hospitality here until I went for it on fourth-and-2, and since then, I've been greeted in a lot more friendly manner than I have in the past."

Patriots coach Bill Belichick, on Hoosier hospitality after the Colts 35-34 win in 2009


"Why would it be hard? When you're part of a team, I mean, there's nothing hard about it at all."

Patriots wide reciever Chad Ochocinco, on if it would be hard to win the Super Bowl if he didn't play in it.


"This is where I started my career, as far as college is concerned. It was the first time I was out of my element. With me being from New Orleans, it was the first time I actually was out of New Orleans, out of the state of Louisiana. So coming here and actually getting a chance to come back here for the Super Bowl is great."

Patriots running back Benjarvus Green-Ellis, on returning to the state where he played college football.


"We try to make our team aware of what it means being located in the center of town and what it means to be in a community where no matter where they go and whatever restaurant they're in, everyone is going to know who they are and that can be a good thing."

Giants coach Tom Coughlin on his team staying in downton Indianapolis.


"Throw the ball quickly. She doesn't like it when I get hit very often. My guys up front do a great job of protecting me."

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, on advice he's recieved from his wife, Giselle.


"I don't care who's in there. The young guys, the old guys, it's all about fundamentals at this point and you have to execute at the highest level."

Giants GM Jerry Reese, on whether experience is an asset



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