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QB Michael Vick

On how his hand feels heading into Sunday: "It feels good, confident, ready to go out and play the game that we love to play and do our jobs and try to get a win."

On whether it is important to protect the ball this week and whether it will be harder to protect the football with his hand injury: "It's important to protect the ball each and every week and each and every down. So, you know, the hand is something that I won't think about. I'm just going to try to go out and play and just try to be effective and play my part."

On his thoughts about having to play through pain and how his hand feels right now: "I mean, it's sore, it's real sore. But you know what, I feel like I've played through worse and I think the most important thing is to just go out and play and be conscience of protecting it but at the same time just letting it all go. And if it's too much that I can't bear and something's really wrong, then I'll probably come out of the game but hopefully not. I keep saying my prayers and hopefully things will work out."

On his thoughts about letting his teammates know that he wouldn't miss this game for the world: "Just like last week, I had a concussion, you know, all week last week it was a rough week, but I want to hold myself accountable. I feel like every Sunday is a time for me to go out and display what I've been put on this earth to do and I won't do it selfishly. If I can't be out there, then I won't be out there, but I want to show my teammates that they can count on me in times of need. And you know, I just love playing this game and I love playing with them."

On whether he agrees that a quarterback can show how tough he is by showing up every Sunday and playing no matter how he feels: "Yeah, it's about showing up. It's easy to say, 'Oh I can't play, I'm going to sit this one out'. But (we give) blood, sweat, and tears all through training camp, each and every practice and in here every day in the building trying to get better. And we want to accomplish that one common goal, and the only way we're going to do it is by doing it together, sticking together, and believing in one another."

On how WR Jeremy Maclin has looked this week in practice: "Maclin's looking good. He's looked like he's 100 percent. I don't know, but he's doing well, he's doing well. He's had a good week of practice and we're going to try and translate that over to the game."

On his thoughts about how big of a game this is against San Francisco: "Yeah, we understand that we put ourselves in this situation. Obviously, it could have been better but we had certain things that happened. And some things we have control over and some things we don't. And the only thing we can control is the situation that's in front of us right now and going out and taking care of it, and we as players are the only ones that can control that."

On his thoughts about when the team will turn it around: "I don't know. I mean, hopefully this week. So we'll see, man. Each and every snap that we're together we continue to get better each and every week and learn from my mistakes. And hopefully we'll continue to gel and things will turn around for us, and I think it will."

On his thoughts about the 49ers defense: "It's a good defense, man. That's all I can say about the San Francisco 49ers when you watch them on film. You watch most of the game they play and this is a really good defense; they're strong, they're stout with some really good players and we're going to have to be aware of what's going on out there and we definitely have to attack these guys."

WR Jeremy Maclin

On whether he is on track to start on Sunday: "Yeah."

On whether his hamstring is still bothering him: "No, I feel good, man. I feel good. They monitored me pretty good this week and eased me back into it. And I got out there and went today, everything felt fine so I'll be playing on Sunday."

On whether he thinks that this is his breakout year: "It's all about accountability, man, and just being accountable to our team. You know, so that's where it's at, that's where I'm at. And like I said, if that's catching 80 balls and stuff like that, then that's what it is. But I think at the end of the day you just have to be accountable to your team.'

On his injury: "I tried not to come to a conclusion until I actually got a MRI and saw what was going on. So I really didn't know. I just knew that it was kind of hurting and fatigued or whatever the case may be. But like I said, luckily it wasn't anything serious."

RB LeSean McCoy

On his thoughts about being one of the premier running backs in the National Football League: "It sounds good, but I have a lot of work to do to be that. We have a lot of work to do, we have to win some games before I can really compare myself with a lot of those backs."

On his thoughts about why the team has struggled thus far: "When I say that, it's as far as just capitalizing; getting down in the redzone, man, and get it in there. With the penalties, we just don't ever make a lot of penalties. You know, that's kind of hurting ourselves. And the opportunities to make plays, you know, we usually make them; the big plays, we usually make them, and converting on third downs, the little stuff. I think if we can take care of the little stuff, man, we'll get back to where we're supposed to be."

On his thoughts about San Francisco's defense: "They're a good defense (and) it starts off with that front. They play a 3-4 and their front plays very well. And the beast in the middle, (LB) Patrick Willis, which is everywhere, in the middle, outside, coverage. So he kind of makes that defense go. You have to kind of know where he's at (and) have a hat on him the entire game. And the secondary's pretty good. So with the speed we have we have to go out there, sort of run around a little bit, making some plays throwing and running the ball. And have them guessing. I think we can get back to that, having guys guessing, and I think we should be fine."

S Jaiquawn Jarrett

On his thoughts about the opportunity to play Sunday: "It's going to be a great feeling to have the opportunity to get out there and help my team and contribute to the team as much as possible."

On whether he is going to dress on Sunday: "No, I'm not sure yet."

On whether it's been tough adjusting to the National Football League: "It's been a learning process (and I) just continue to learn and get better every day at practice and continue to prepare like I'm the starter."

On whether he's not used to sitting the bench: "When I first got to college I wasn't used to playing so it's like college all over again, you have to work your way back up."

On whether he is in a similar situation now and when he first got to college: "You know, (I) just (have) to continue to keep working, and that's all I can do."

On whether he can sense the fans wondering when he is going to get onto the field: "I'm not quite sure. I just follow the game and just try to make sure that I'm paying attention and have a lot of energy while I'm out there with the team."

On whether he feels like he is more familiar with the defense and knowing his responsibilities: "Yeah, I think I've come a long way continuously preparing, getting a lot of tremendous help from the safeties and other defensive guys on the staff."

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