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On the painful loss after the Eagles came back in the second half:"I think all loses are pretty painful. They played pretty well all day. They turned the ball over a little bit, but it was a hard fought game all day and they're all pretty painful."

On the changes in the Eagles defense in the second half:"Just like (head coach) John (Harbaugh) said, they started to put on some more pressure. We completed a couple of balls early on when they had a little bit of off-coverage on some of our guys and they started to come up and put some more pressure on us and they were all over our guys in not a very legal way sometimes."

On the Eagles making adjustments, specifically on taking away RB Ray Rice in the second half:"I just think they did a good job all day of just coming up there and putting enough guys in the box and putting pressure on our receivers. They've got two good corners that it's tough to consistently do a lot of damage on those guys, and they've got a good pass rush up front, so we have to get the ball out of our hands quickly."

On agreeing that the game was especially chaotic and physical:"Well, yeah, I guess so. I don't necessarily know what that means, but it was a pretty physical game and those guys have a physical team."

On getting hurt in the game:"I got my ribs rolled up on a little bit on that first play in the second half, and that's it."

On having offensive coordinator Cam Cameron send the last two plays in:"Yeah, we had them sent in and we just didn't execute them."

On what he saw on the last play:"I looked at Anquan (Boldin) on the left, we tried to run a little quick out with him, and I looked at Ray (Rice). I wish I would have just scrambled around a little bit. I put my arms up, but maybe there was a little contact when the ball was in the air there. I was just trying to get something crazy to happen. I didn't really think they did anything bad, I was just hoping."

On his view on the pass to Jacoby Jones in the end zone that was called for pass interference:"I think I was on the ground. I didn't see it. I did see him go up to catch the ball. I think those guys were on us tight like that all game, and there was a lot of holding and grabbing going on out there, and I might sound like a little bit of a baby here, but for them to make that call I think was a little crazy. He didn't even throw a flag. He threw a blue beanie and then put his hands in the air, like offensive pass interference, come on."

On the difference in officiating between this year and last year, and people trying to get away with it:"I think you're probably not too smart if you're not going to try to get away with a little bit of that. If they're going to do it to us, and if Jacoby (Jones) did push off, which I'm not sure he did, I'm sure he was smart to do it because he was probably getting held or felt like he was, and that's how he had to make they play. I think you're not very smart if you don't try to do that and I think they were pretty successful at it today."

On players on both teams in the first two games trying to get away with things because of the officiating:"I definitely think there's things that are downfield that are sometimes getting called and sometimes not. Just like (head coach) John (Harbaugh) said, we don't really know when they're getting called and when they're not, but there's definitely a little bit of contact down there."

On the game being chippy:"Yeah, I don't know why. I don't get really involved in those things and I'm not really down in the trenches to see what's going on in there, but it definitely seemed to be a little bit more chippy."

On expecting the NFL to adjust to the errors in officiating or if this will be the league for the rest of the year:"I have no idea, but the NFL and everybody always talks about the integrity of the game and things like that, and I think this is kind of along those lines. Not to say these guys are doing a bad job, but the fact that we don't have the normal guys out there is pretty crazy."

On how much help the players gave the referees during the game today:"When the game's going on, the game's going on. Like I said, I don't think they necessarily do a bad job, I just think there's some things that are a little unsure, and you never know when one of them is going to be called or not, and like I said, I might sound a little bit like a baby, but it's just the way it is. It's not like it's not going both ways. Those guys aren't making calls for one side or the other, it's just a matter of doing it and sometimes getting away with it and sometimes not. They made plenty of illegal contact calls downfield today, and things like that, so they were calling some on them."

On the consistency in the referring not being there:"It's not like you're out there playing any differently, it's just kind of like after the fact when something's thrown, then you're kind of like, "wow." If we're talking about a specific play, on that touchdown to (WR/RS) Jacoby (Jones), I felt like I threw a nine route to (WR) Torrey (Smith) earlier in the game and he was getting his helmet ripped off or at least ripped from the chest, there's nothing. Then later in the game when we throw a touchdown pass, there's a penalty. It's not like I'm back there saying, "I wonder if they're going to call it here…I wonder if they're going to call it there", it's just a matter of what their opinion is, and there's always a little bit of that. Even in a normal year, there's always a little bit of that that you have to go against."

On a newfound appreciation for the old officials:"Like I said, I don't know if there's a newfound appreciation or anything like that, but those guys have been doing it for a long time and they put a lot of time and hard work into going out there and doing this and seeing those games, it's not easy thing to be down there and be officiating games that are going full speed at this level, so that's my opinion of it. It's tough to just get thrown right in there and be perfect."

On thinking the Ravens are in a "nice groove" after the first touchdown pass to Jacoby Jones:"We started to take advantage of what they were doing a little bit. We started to hit those guys because they were getting upfield so quick. We started to get underneath them with some runs. We hit a couple of timing passes that took advantage of them a little bit here and there. In the second half, they did a good job of not allowing us to get in the rhythm and forcing us to punt the ball and we didn't do a good job combating it. We just didn't play well enough in that second half. We probably didn't get enough yards in the run game. We didn't complete enough passes in the passing game to consistently move the chains and when you do that and when you give those guys momentum, and you give (QB) Mike (Vick) time back there to stand around and do his thing on offensive and give him a lot of chances, it's most likely not going to go your way."

On lament in not getting Ray Rice involved in the run game more in the second half:"We'll probably go back and look and see if there's some things we could have done there just because they were doing a good job in their coverage and things like that. The bottom line is we have to execute and we weren't able to."

On the Eagles defensive line getting hype off-season:"Yeah, they do a great job of rotating guys in and they keep them fresh and they go for the ball like no other. They're so wide and you have to set kind of wide, and you have to overdo it sometimes to get to them because they are so fast, so if they don't get around you it kind of gives up the little inside gap for them to come and get you. They're definitely a pretty good group."

On the game feeling different personally playing in Philadelphia so close to home with family and friends here: "No, it's all a side show for those guys to enjoy. Coming back here, it's just like another other week and any other road game. We're trying to get a win and not really too concerned with who we're playing and where we're playing. It's just a matter of going in there and dealing with the game and adjusting and getting a win and we weren't able to do it."

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