"His track record and he's been a winner everywhere he's been," safety Harrison Smith said when asked how easy it has been for returning players to buy into Kelly's plan. "Interacting with him, everybody gets a good feeling."
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"Just the way they came in and didn't try to make it like them versus us, which is what I've heard happens a lot of times when there is a coaching change," Harrison Smith added.
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