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What They're Saying: Indianapolis Colts

Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano and select players comment on their upcoming game against the New England Patriots.

[wysifield-embeddedaudio|eid="370436"|type="embeddedaudio"|view_mode="full"]On defending against Rob Gronkowski...
"He is a match-up nightmare. You have to pick and choose and try to change up...unique, unique, unique player."
- Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano

"You try to get hands on him as much as you can, but they do a good job of using him all over the field. They line him all over the field so they do different things with him. We just have to be aware of where he is and get hands on him. With a talented player like him, you can't stop him, all you can do is try and contain him."
- Colts Linebacker D'Qwell Jackson

On playing the Patriots...
"I expect them to come in well-prepared with their hair on fire ready to play hard. So we just have to match their intensity, and I know our crowd is going to be wild and crazy and trying to help us out on that too. It's going to be an electric atmosphere and hopefully we play well."
- Colts Kicker Adam Vinatieri

On Bill Belichick and the Patriots defense...
"It's a game-plan defense. Right when you think you know exactly what he's going to do, he defends you a different way. They do a great job of making you beat them left-handed. They are going to take away what you do best and make you beat them different ways."
- Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano

"They play great. They play great together. As a whole they play great. They are a great defense."
- Colts Running Back Frank Gore

On the Patriots-Colts rivalry...
"It's a big rivalry and it's one of the biggest across the league."
- Colts Defensive End Kendall Langford

On Dion Lewis...
"A great player playing at a high level right now. He's doing an excellent job running the football. He's a threat obviously in the pass game, No. 2 on the team in receiving. He's a matchup nightmare, whether they're bringing him out of the backfield or putting him out in empty formations and getting the matchup that they want and getting the football in his hands. He's playing at a really high level right now and he's extremely quick and has great vision and he's really a strong, powerful guy for a little guy. He breaks a ton of tackles, he's hard as heck to get on the ground. Again, we're going to have to do a great job with everybody doing their job and run fits and gap integrity and get multiple hats on this young man. He's a heck of a football player."
- Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano

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