Here is what Pro Bow tackle Walter Jones had to say about his hold out
and return to the team:
Q: What was your
reason in coming back at this point in time?
just ready to come back and play football. That’s the whole objective, to come
back here and get me to play football.”
Q: How is your
Walter: “I feel pretty good. It takes a couple
of days to get yourself into football shape, but I’m going to take it one day at
a time and see what happens”
Q: Do you expect to
start on Sunday?
Walter: “I don’t know. Like I said, I’m
going to take it one day at a time and let the coaches make the decision on how
practice goes this week.”
Q: What did you expect
coming in today?
Walter: “Just coming out here and get a
chance to be with the players and talk with the players and see that I’m back
and I’m ready to play.”
Q: What have you been
doing before you got here?
Walter: “Just doing the things to
get me ready for the season; running, doing offensive lineman drills and stuff,
just being prepared for when I came in.”
Q: Where were
Walter: “I was back at home. Just back with the family
and stuff and enjoying the time off.”
Q: Did Chris Terry’s
suspension have anything to do with you're coming
Walter: “My plan was to come back. That had no bearing
on me coming back or not coming back.”
Q: What it will take
to get a long term deal done?
Walter: “You’re asking the
wrong person. I go through that and things don’t happen. I’m just going to come
in and do my part to help this team win.”
Q: Is it hard going
Walter: “It’s hard because you miss that time
with the players and you can’t come in and jell with the line and stuff. You've
just got to come in and try to put all this stuff behind you and come out and do
the best that will help the team win.”
Q: How long will it
take to be Walter Jones again?
Walter: “I don’t know. Like I
said earlier, I’m going to come out every day and work on the things to get me
Q: What's your weight
Walter: “I was 327, and that’s about two pounds
lighter than when I came in last year, so I think I’m good at my