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QB Michael Vick

On the mood in the locker room: "Just a lot of enthusiasm, ready to go out and try to get win number two."

On whether he's noticed a change in mentality: "Like I said, just a lot of enthusiasm trying to get win number two. And that's the focus and the goal."

On whether it is going to be difficult to go into Buffalo and win: "I mean, any game in this league is going to be difficult, especially when you're on the road. I think the things you need to do is go in there focused, primarily, and take care of your responsibilities and just see how it goes; kind of go with the flow and understand that each possession is important and just take it one play at a time."

On what it would mean to him to break former Eagle Randall Cunningham's rushing record for a quarterback: "It means a lot due to the fact that I've put in a lot of hard work into this game to try to be the best that I can be each and every Sunday. In conjunction with that, I would have to give a lot of credit to my teammates for helping me get there. But at the same time, this week, if I can get that record and get a win it would make it all sweeter."

On whether he remembers anything in particular about Cunningham as a runner: "I just remember Randall being very elusive and being able to make plays that a lot of QBs at the time couldn't make, with his legs. And you know, it kind of changed the dynamics of the game and what he could do for his football team. So, you know, I tried to emulate that and just tried to keep plays alive with my legs."

On whether he sensed any frustration from anybody in the locker room this week: "No, I haven't sensed frustration; more than anything just eager to go out and get a win."

On whether he's sensed urgency from anybody in the locker room: "Absolutely, absolutely, a sense of urgency."

On whether it feels like a do-or-die game: "I think every game from this point out is a do-or-die game. So that's our approach and everybody has to have that mindset and that's how it's going to be."

On why it is important to have a 'one play at a time' mentality: "I mean, if you get too far ahead of yourself then things have a tendency not to work. I think if when just take it one play at a time, let every play be its own entity, then you can take care of that play and not get too far down the road. And that's just the way it's going to have to be each and every game on out. So it's a challenge for all of us but that's what it's all about."

On how important it is to get the running game going in the red zone: "Red zone is going to be important this week as well as everything else. We put a lot of emphasis on that this week in trying to improve on some of the mistakes that we've been making and just trying to get better."

On his thoughts about 49ers running back Frank Gore saying the Eagles 'quit' last week: "I don't think the team quit. I think we put up the effort for all four quarters. And I don't know, maybe, I mean he can say that but we can't dwell on last week, it's over."

G Danny Watkins

On whether he has been working on stunts in practice: "Oh, I mean, we do stunts every week. So it's not like we've been going over the top."

On his thoughts about the importance of getting reps for his confidence going into the game this week: "Yeah, it was really important. These past three weeks have been a learning process. So just getting my confidence up and knowing what's going on."

On whether it was different or more urgent this week knowing that he was starting on Sunday: "I mean, I'm not changing anything. The only thing, I'm looking at this game like we need to get a win."

On whether the pressure and attention can affect him and have a carry-over affect: "I mean, yeah. I mean, it's something I'm just not used to. I kind of pride myself on being a regular guy, and then all of a sudden you're kind of thrust into the spotlight. So it's an adjustment, that's for sure."

On whether he thinks the Bills defensive line will attack him since he's a rookie playing in his first game: "Yeah, it won't matter to me. I feel like I'm real prepared going into this. So it will be a good game."

LB Moise Fokou

On whether he feels like the linebackers have a target on their backs: "No, no, not at all. I think we make little mistakes on defense here and there; it might be in the secondary, it might be on the line, it might be a gap responsibility with a linebacker here and there, but I think that when an offensive coordinator looks at the film he feels that, as long as I can keep attacking them with the run, something, somehow, will give. And it's something that we've been getting better at each and every week. And as you can see, we haven't had any luck here in the fourth quarter, and as soon as we minimize those mistakes to nothing and finish off a game, I think the stories will be different."

On whether he thinks the Bills will test their run defense: "You know what, bring it on, so be it. You know, we're ready."

On his thoughts about why they have had so much trouble finishing off games: "Oh, great question. I mean, you already know, it's already hard enough to get a win in the National Football League. I mean, we've had little mistakes just in terms of ball security, tackling, you know, little minute things that could just help you in different situations. And I think just putting more focus on everything and just trying to be perfect, and things are going to happen that you can't control, but just trying to be perfect. And as soon as that clicks, you know, and it just starts rolling over, then good things will start happening for us. But that's pretty much it, trying to be perfect on every play."

On whether it is a do-or-die situation for the team: "As a team it's a must-have game; every game's a must-have game. But especially with our backs against the wall and us knowing what kind of team we can be, all that matters right now is for us to get a win. We need to get back on that winning side. So in the aspect of do-or-die for the team, yeah we need to win."

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